The Kids are Headed Back to School!

Insert happy face or frowny face? Moms, we know you love your children to pieces, but summer’s can be long… Teacher’s we know you love teaching the minds of the future, but it was a much-needed break. August is the transition month; families are trying to squeeze in one last family vacation and teachers are trying to get their classrooms …

Texas State 4-H Horse Show

The tradition continues… July 21-27, 2019. This will be the 57th annual Texas State 4-H Horse Show. Can you believe it?!?! On top of that, after 30 plus years of being held at the Taylor County Expo Center in Abilene, Texas, it is now taking place in Bryan, Texas at the Brazos County Expo Center. Over 350 4-H youth and …

Summer Fun!

It wasn’t until we had an intern working at South Texas Tack, from Kansas, that it occurred to us. What do people in other states do for fun in summer months? Here in Texas, our summers consists of some kind of water. Whether it be at the beach, fishing in a lake, river, or Gulf of Mexico, floating down a …

Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby is known as “The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports!”  It’s also commonly known as the “Run for the Roses®”. This year marks the 145th running of the race. Not only are the horses the top athletes in the thoroughbred industry, the history and tradition that goes along with the race is bar none. Last but not least …

Rodeo Austin | 2019

Where Weird Meets Western Rodeo Austin is a two-week, family-friendly event that offers something for everyone. Beginning in 1938 as just a small stock show, Rodeo Austin has grown to be one of Austin’s premier events featuring a top 10 ProRodeo, fifteen different livestock and horse shows, live music, a variety of shows and special attractions, shopping, all the food …

Rodeo Houston | 2019

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, also known as Rodeo Houston or abbreviated HLSR, is one of the largest livestock exhibitions where one of the richest regular-season professional rodeo events take place. Held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, it is known to bring in huge crowds from all over the world. This year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo takes …

Stock Show Season Is Here!

Every year in January for 16 days the National Western Stock Show kicks off stock show season. This event was established in 1906 and is the premier livestock, rodeo and horse show in the nation, catering to producers and consumers across the world. All stock shows strive to promote agriculture and showcase the Western Heritage that is still thriving to …

O Christmas Tree!

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center Christmas Experience Let it Snow! Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center. This year the Gaylord Texan is presenting ICE featuring Rudolph. Two million pounds of hand carved ice sculptures in two story ice slides and the island of misfit toys. Don’t forget to visit Santa’s workshop and hear about how …

AQHA | American Quarter Horse Association

This month, Western Women sat down with Anna Morrison, the Chief International Officer and Chief Foundation Officer of the American Quarter Horse Foundation, with questions and to discuss the American Quarter Horse Association’s exciting upcoming events for November.   Please share a little bit about the AQHA with us. Anna: AQHA is the world’s largest equine breed association. Established nearly …

Washington County Fair Rodeo and Carnival

Rodeo, Rides, and Ribbons!

With 150 years of tradition, the Washington County Fair is “The Oldest County Fair in Texas”. The Washington County Fair is an annual event held each September in Brenham, Texas which has become one of Washington County’s premium festivals. The Washington County Fair offers several days of exciting events for the whole family. Kicking it off on Saturday with a …