The New Normal… Whatever That Means…

I think the new normal means, we are all just going to take everything day by day and do what is most comfortable for ourselves. All states are implementing best practices and making recommendations to best keep their economy going while keeping their citizens safe. Listening to people during the pandemic has been a past time of mine. I have …

Best, Local, and Surrounding BBQ Places

Well folks we are coming into that time of the year where a lot of gatherings take place. Some people prefer to BBQ themselves or why not change it up and try some of your local or surrounding areas BBQ joints. They are many little BBQ joints that are in our area that you might not see a lot of, …

Catch Flights Not Feelings

While many people around the world are cancelling their flights, others are getting excited about the summer vacations they’ve just booked – amidst the coronavirus outbreak. As the number of cases begin to increase, the price of flights starts to decrease… and some dramatically at that.  Worried you might need to cancel that trip to Las Vegas? Don’t worry! Some …

The Results Are In!

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is the place to be every December at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. The top 15 contestants participate in 10 consecutive rounds, one round each day, vying for the champion title. There are two champions in each event – the average winner (who has the best cumulative score throughout the 10 days) …

All American Quarter Horse Congress

Just to recap on the American Quarter Horse Congress which is one of the biggest horse breed shows in the world. It happens once a year in Columbus, Ohio and is an event where the American Quarter Horse and all of the breed’s performance activities are highlighted. We wanted to highlight and give big shouts out and Congratulations to all …

53rd Annual CASI Terilingua International Chili Championship©

Insert dramatic music and announcer’s voice… for me, I always her Boyd Polhamus, but you can hear your own announcer… Every year on the first Saturday of November, the granddaddy of all chili-cook offs takes place at Rancho CASI de los Chisos in Terilingua, Texas. It all kicks off the Monday before and the winner is crowned on Saturday. In …

STT Round Top

STT Round Top, a small specialized retail store is due to be opening early fall. STT Round Top is small taste of the South Texas Tack retail experience that is now offered in Brenham, Tx. Round Top, TX known for its small town festivals and antique venues is now called a second home for South Texas Tack. STT Round Top …

Let’s Rope Dummy Roping Summer Series

Last month South Texas Tack hosted our first roping of the 1st Annual Let’s Rope Dummy Roping Series and it was a hit! Kids with and without experience came out and gave it a swing. Let’s rope is excited to give junior dummy ropers an opportunity to try their hand at this awesome sport, and learn a thing or two …

South Texas Tack Expansion Opening

We are soooo close! Construction is coming along quite nicely and we hope you are as excited about the addition as we are! Once we get a for sure opening date, you beautiful Western Women, will be the first to know. We cannot wait to see everyone’s faces when you see the changes that are happening. Below we are going …

A New Take on Ranch Bronc Riding

What has traditionally been a male-dominated sport since the late 1800s, women have now proven they have what it takes to compete in the dangers of Ranch Bronc Riding. It’s a game on the roulette wheel of survival to see who can hold on for 8 seconds atop a rank 1,200-pound bucking horse. These women, who come from all over …

The Results Are In | NFR 2018

The Wrangler National Finals Rodeo is known as the most prestigious and richest rodeo, showcasing the very best cowboys, cowgirls, and livestock. Held every December at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, the Wrangler NFR is the season-ending championship event for the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association. The Wrangler NFR consists of 10 rounds – one round on each …

HLSR History in the Making

There will be a new face to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo executive committee come 2019 rodeo season. Patricia “Pat” Mann Phillips, a local energy consultant in Houston, was elected into the Executive Committee of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo earlier this year on June 7th. Other than being the only new elected member of the committee for …