Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a charro wearing an embroidered holster with a gun stands in front of a horse and rider during National Charro Day in Mexico City. An embellished display of skills once necessary to ranch life, this Mexican version of a rodeo features horses – agile, well-tempered and intelligent – ableContinue reading “Mexico’s Charro Horse Tradition”

In this Sept. 14, 2014 photo, a charro wearing an embroidered holster with a gun stands in front of a horse and rider during National Charro Day in Mexico City. An embellished display of skills once necessary to ranch life, this Mexican version of a rodeo features horses – agile, well-tempered and intelligent – able to execute the commands of their charros, the horsemen whose traditional riding suits and wide-brimmed sombreros are part of the cultural iconography. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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