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Giddy-up in Dallas — Cowboy and Rancher events in Texas

Photo Credit: Stockyards Rodeo (Fort Worth) – All You Need to Know Before You Go (with Photos) – TripAdvisor

Yaaaa Hoooooo! We are talking Texas after all… home of the Cowboys! Now we’re not talking football… we’re speaking about real-life ropers, riders and roughnecks! Dallas/Fort Worth is home to the authentic cowboy lifestyle.

Rodeos
Experience the event that Texas is famous for… its rodeos! The longest-running local rodeo can be found in Fort Worth. Every Friday and Saturday night, Stockyards Championship Rodeo features trick roping, riding and shooting, as well as cowboy songs, entertainment and a look throughout history. These are real, professional cowboys/cowgirls so don’t try this at home boys and girls.

Photo Credit: River Ranch at Texas Horse Park – River Ranch at Texas Horse Park: One Horseback via Groupon.

Riding
Let’s face it, when we think of Texas, we picture men and women on the back of a horse roaming over the lush planes of a ranch. So to put it bluntly, horses are a part of what makes Texas what it is. Some might think of Dallas is a huge city, not as a playground for equestrian adventures. Guided trail rides are usually one or two hours, and they have different locations around the Dallas/Fort Worth area. For those individuals that have never ridden before, riding lessons are also available. Many horseback riding companies in Texas have a variety of horses and will match you with one that best fits your ability level so beginners should feel welcome and at ease.

Cattle Drive
Well, we’ve covered roping and riding; the only thing left is roughnecks (a.k.a. Cattle Drivers). You can experience Fort Worth Herd’s cattle drive twice each day where the Old West truly comes to life right before your eyes. These are not amateurs by any means. Real Texas cowhands drive a herd of longhorns down Exchange Avenue in the Stockyards National Historic District. Every nuance of the cattle drive—from the saddles and chaps, to the boots and hats – is authentic and historically true. You will not be disappointed in this once-in-a-lifetime cowboy experience.

Photo Credit: https://www.fortworth.com/the-herd/where-and-when-is-the-cattle-drive/

If you want to fully immerse yourself in the cowboy life, why not make Dallas/Fort Worth your home. Supreme Auctions has the perfect property for you to purchase. On May 19, 2018, Oakland Ranch will be sold at a luxury no-reserve auction. Just 60 mins from DFW, this 230-acre property offers fenced acreage, natural water spring, lake, skeet shooting alongside resort-style living, designed to deliver a feeling of security, comfort and sense of wellbeing plus acreage for farm and ranch users. To learn more, contact Supreme Auctions at (866) 929-2243 or visit SupremeAuctions.com.