Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a charro performs a “piales en lienzo”, an event in which the horseman must rope a horse by the hind legs during a “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, in Mexico City. Charreria is Mexico’s official national sport as well as being part of the pride and traditionContinue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a charro performs a “piales en lienzo”, an event in which the horseman must rope a horse by the hind legs during a “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo, in Mexico City. Charreria is Mexico’s official national sport as well as being part of the pride and tradition of the Mexican culture. Some events, especially what is known as horse tripping has been questioned by animal rights activists. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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