Argentine cowboys seek recognition of their sport

Ancient tradition called Jineteadas rodeo thriving in rural areas, showcasing the best horsemen in the country.

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    It is a colourful but dangerous tradition of cattle herders that roamed Argentina's rural areas 200 years ago.

    The Jineteadas rodeo showcases the best horsemen in the country and now it is pushing to be recognised as an official sport.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Jesus Maria, in the province of Cordoba.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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