Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

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A beautifully designed book on the history of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo from its money-losing inception in 1932, as the Houston Fat Stock Show, to 1997 with its flashy entertainment and the millions of dollars generated for youth scholarships. This book is not only about the events and the performers, but also about the people who have made it possible and continue to make each year's event a little better than the last. Glossy paper, 87 pages, illustrated with many black & white and color photographs. Chapters include History, Trail Rides, Rodeo Run, Parade, World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest, Rodeo, Livestock Show, Horse Show, and Special Attractions.The book concludes with a list of statistics, points of interest, and facts and figures that make the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo like no other charity in the world.

Title: Hoofbeats, Heartbeats & Heroes : The 65-Year-Old Legacy of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

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Categories: Texana,

Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Dallas, Texas, Heritage Publishing, Inc.: 1997

ISBN: 1879234424

ISBN 13: 9781879234420

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 01446

Keywords: HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW RODEO HISTORY COWBOYS CATTLE RANCHERS ROPERS BULLRIDERS HORSES BRONC RIDING BAR-B-QUE BARBECUE COOKOFF TRAIL RIDES HARRIS COUNTY TEXAS TEXANA,