Hooked on Horns: Where to Find the Largest Collections of Longhorns in Texas

November 8, 2022 | By Omar Gallaga

Even with its association with a chain of rustic restaurants and a very popular college football team, few words in the English language evoke Texas more than “Longhorns.”
The breed of American beef cattle, with their beautifully expansive horn spread, began appearing after the breeding of Spanish and English cattle in the 1820s through 1830s, according to the Texas State Historical Association.

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