Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, Pollito, a retired 20-year-old charro horse, gets a shower at a corral in southern Mexico City. Horses can live another 20 years after their “charreria,” days – the Mexican version of a rodeo. Unfortunate horses may end their lives pulling rickety garbage carts through city streets or, at worst,Continue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Aug. 26, 2014 photo, Pollito, a retired 20-year-old charro horse, gets a shower at a corral in southern Mexico City. Horses can live another 20 years after their “charreria,” days – the Mexican version of a rodeo. Unfortunate horses may end their lives pulling rickety garbage carts through city streets or, at worst, a slaughterhouse. The lucky ones, like Pollito, find second careers in breeding or as therapy horses. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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