Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Oct. 4, 2014 photo, a man rides on his garbage collection cart pulled by Tiburon, that according to his owner is a former horse trained for “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, in Nezahualcoyotl, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City. Horses can live another 20 years after their charreria days.Continue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Oct. 4, 2014 photo, a man rides on his garbage collection cart pulled by Tiburon, that according to his owner is a former horse trained for “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, in Nezahualcoyotl, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City. Horses can live another 20 years after their charreria days. Unfortunate horses may end their lives pulling rickety garbage carts through city streets or, at worst, a slaughterhouse. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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