The northeastern coastal state of Tamaulipas lives by the rhythms of cowboys and horseman. The huapango is danced in the southern region. The style of dancing is characterized by the dancer's strong and lively expression. The fine ability in the movement of the feet is a natural and important element when dancing huapango, a genre of dance which includes the huasteca. The Northeastern state of Tamaulipas is one of the most prosperous states in Mexico.