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Three charros, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico 11 Jul 2016

Posted on 11 Jul 2016
Three charros, San Miguel de Allende , Mexico
Three charros, San Miguel de Allende , Mexico
Three charros, San Miguel de Allende , Mexico

About this photo

A charro is a traditional Mexican horseman, who take part in the game of charreada, which bears many similarities to rodeo. The main difference between the two is that charreada events are not timed; instead they are judged and scored based on finesse and grace. The sport dates back to the 16th century, and there are many regional variations all over the country.


Come face-to-face with Mexico's charro on Insight Guides' Churros and Chiapas trip

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