Thousands of trail riders travel historic route to Houston Rodeo

More than 3,000 riders on horseback and in wagons are taking to Texas roads this week to follow 13 different trail rides on their way to Houston.

The five-day, 70 mile ride will converge on Friday as the riders will take part in a parade on Saturday leading up to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

The annual spectacle will then open on Tuesday and run through March 20.

Trail Rides Kick Off Houston Rodeo
Trail Rides Kick Off Houston Rodeo


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