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Xavier Vanbillemont, fishing with his horse Byron. <br />
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He is one of the twelve remaining horseback shrimp fishermen of Oostduinkerke, Belgium.<br />
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Xavier's father and grandfather were both horseback fishermen and he proudly carries on the tradition, while also owning and running a bar in the town. <br />
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These days, none of the fishermen can rely on fishing for their living and consequently have additional jobs, but this tradition gives the community a strong sense of collective identity and plays a central role in social and cultural events.