Santa Barbara loves a good parade, which was evidenced by the thousands of people who flocked to the waterfront to see the 99th annual El Desfile Histórico along Cabrillo Boulevard on Friday, August 4. One of the largest equestrian parades in the country, with upwards of 600 horses dancing, trotting, galloping, and regally walking down the boulevard in their finest Fiesta-wear, this historic parade is always a local favorite. 

Ingrid Bostrom captured the crowds, the horses (of course!), the luminaries and elected officials, the dancers, the musicians, and the plethora of floats depicting the history of our golden state and beautiful city.

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