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.

To Hook ’Em, or To Gig ’Em? A Son Schools His Father on a College Tour

April 25, 2019 | By Jason Stanford

Home on the Texas Range, Where the Longhorns and Bison Play

October 31, 2018 | By Andy Rhodes

An up-close visit with a Longhorn or bison can be humbling. The animals’ large chestnut-brown eyes reveal a complex blend of wild animal and domesticated stock. It’s hard to know whether they’re plotting an aggressive charge or happily anticipating a bucket of feed.

Pigskin Palaces

July 14, 2017 | By John Lumpkin

True Texas football fans we are.

We stand in lines, endure the swelter of early-season day games, and pay top dollar in donations and seat licenses to cheer our college and pro teams. We turn out to watch the local boys play under Friday-night lights, whether on six-man squads with bleachers set up next to pastures or suburban dynasties in multimillion-dollar stadiums.

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