Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Aug. 31, 2014 photo, charro Leonardo Flores, stands on his horse Canelito while showing off his roping skills; a move called, “florear sobre el caballo,” during a practice session at a corral in southern Mexico City. “Charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, usually consists of nine scoring events that include horses andContinue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Aug. 31, 2014 photo, charro Leonardo Flores, stands on his horse Canelito while showing off his roping skills; a move called, “florear sobre el caballo,” during a practice session at a corral in southern Mexico City. “Charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, usually consists of nine scoring events that include horses and or cattle. It is Mexico’s official national sport as well as being part of the pride and tradition of the Mexican culture. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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