Tagged with Rodeo

Katy Rodeo 2013

Katy Rodeo 2013

The Katy Rodeo was one of the first Texan things we did when we arrived last year and it was so good we went back again this year, this time with some friends.  As it’s in a small town about 20 minutes to the West of us, the size of the arena means you (and … Continue reading

Fort Worth part 2 and Southfork

Fort Worth part 2 and Southfork

On Friday evening we headed to the Cowtown Colliseum for the Stockyards Championship Rodeo.  It happens every Friday and Saturday night and features some fantastic sights.  That night’s performance had bull riding, calf roping, mutton busting (children run around the arena after a sheep trying to get a ribbon that has been attached to it … Continue reading

Rodeo! Part 2

On Thursday afternoon we headed into the Houston rodeo site in the city centre to see the carnival (fair) and all the many stalls and kids activities there. I’d taken the girls to the Houston Museum of Natural Science in the morning for a great class called Little Critters which involved a personal tour of … Continue reading

Rodeo!

So. we’ve been here for over a month (doesn’t seem possible…) and we haven’t done anything very Texan yet.  As I don’t eat meat, some of the restaurants are a waste on me.  The weather has been a bit rubbish too, so that hasn’t helped.  But this weekend is the start of the biggest rodeo … Continue reading