Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Oct. 4, 2014 photo, pulling on Tiburon’s reigns to stop him, a man rides his garbage collection cart in Nezahualcoyotl, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City. According to his owner Tiburon is a former horse trained for “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo. Horses can live another 20 years afterContinue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Oct. 4, 2014 photo, pulling on Tiburon’s reigns to stop him, a man rides his garbage collection cart in Nezahualcoyotl, a neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City. According to his owner Tiburon is a former horse trained for “charreria,” the Mexican version of a rodeo. 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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