The Charreria is México´s only national sport. It is said that to be a good Charro you have to learn how to ride a horse before you can walk. This is a photo-series of the behind the scenes of what happens at the festivity . The Charreria its a way of life, not just a sport for them. The Charros practice during their whole lives to be one of the very best in the nation. Sometimes, the riders are kids with no education, and they see the Charreria as a way out of the misery. If they succeed, they will be superstars.
All of the photos were taken with an Iphone 4