In the past 10 years Idlib in North East Syria has become synonymous with war and resistance to the Assad regime.
Many people fled there to seek refuge from violence in other parts of the country only to find themselves victims again as the war surged into the province.
Now that bombings are less frequent people are trying to return to some form of normality.
Some have sought solace in the ancient tradition of horse racing,
Producers: Kamal Kaddourah and Flaminia Giambalvo