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Celebrating the National Day of the Charro in Mexico

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A Mexican cowboy or "charro" swings his lasso during the National Day of the Charro in Guadalajara on Friday. The National Day of the Charro was established in 1934 to commemorate the independence of Mexico.

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A Mexican cowboy or "charro" rides his horse during the National Day of the Charro in Cancun.

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Mexican cowgirls or "charras" ride their horses during the National Day of the Charro in Guadalajara.

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A Mexican cowboy or "charro" rides his horse while dressed in his costume during the National Day of the Charro in Guadalajara.

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Mexican cowboys or "charros" stand beside their horses during the National Day of the Charro in Guadalajara.

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