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Compton Jr. Posse: GOOD Magazine Spotlights Local Cowboys

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If you've ever strolled through certain parts of Burbank, you know just how quaint it is to be walking along and happen upon an equestrian.

There's no reason for that scenario to be limited to playing itself out in the city's peripheral, affluent suburbs, and that's why a group called the Compton Jr. Posse launched a program to bring horseback riding to kids living just south of Los Angeles.

The organization, located on a small plot of land called Richmond Farms, hopes to provide an alternative to gangs, and to give kids a place where they feel safe. GOOD magazine followed the young cowboys and their instructors around with a camera, and created a documentary about who they are and what they do: