Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Aug. 31, 2014 photo, charro Eric Fierro, 16, practices for an upcoming “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, on his horse Gavilan at a corral in southern Mexico City. Since their arrival aboard Spanish ships in the 1500s, horses have been part of the story of the New World. In Mexico, thereContinue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Aug. 31, 2014 photo, charro Eric Fierro, 16, practices for an upcoming “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, on his horse Gavilan at a corral in southern Mexico City. Since their arrival aboard Spanish ships in the 1500s, horses have been part of the story of the New World. In Mexico, there is perhaps no better representative of the country’s combined cultures and history than the horse trained for charreria. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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