Charro Adventure 1
In addition to being master horsemen, charros are known for their skill and artistry with a rope. Here, local guide and charro, Eugenio Macias Guerra, gives a standing demonstration of “floreo de reata,” or flowers of rope.
Charro Adventure 2
Charros take particular pride in their trappings as seen here in Jorge de Alba’s Chihuahua-style spurs.
Charro Adventure 3
The trappings of charro Jorge de Alba, reflect both practicality and personality from his quirt handle to his rattlesnake skin-covered saddle cantle.
Charro Adventure 4
Guests and local charros enjoy a stop at the Hacienda San Matias during their six-day ride across Mexico’s Los Altos.
Charro Adventure 5
Lena Kissling from Switzerland, reaches for a nopal fruit along the trail. Nopal cacti are thick along the historic Camino Real.
Charro Adventure 7
Passing through quaint villages such as the ex-hacienda Santa Barbara is part of the experience of riding in Mexico.