Yeehaw y’all, it’s that time of year again! The Houston Rodeo starts on March 1st – that’s just over a week away! Are you excited? We sure are. We know some of our readers are hardcore rodeo fans. The kinds of fans who never miss one day of festivities in any given year and can promptly recite stats of famed cowboys and livestock off the tops of their heads. But there are some lesser-known (yet still just as interesting) facts about RodeoHouston that even the most dedicated attendees have continued to overlook throughout the years. No worries – in the dark you shall be no longer, because we’ve compiled a short list of 8 things you probably don’t know about this yearly, globally-known phenomenon.
Did you know these things about the Houston Rodeo? What about any other cool facts about the world’s largest livestock show? Let us know in the comments – your input is always appreciated!
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.