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Chautauqua Learning Series: “Telling of Tall Tales” | Taylor County History Center

Chautauqua Learning Series: "Telling of Tall Tales." Speaker: Mark Young. Free public program. Taylor County History Center in Buffalo Gap 325.572.3365...  Read More »

Category: KIDS


See Paint Horses! Family friendly horse show featuring Ranch Trail, Ranch Pleasure, Ranch Riding, Ranch Reining and Ranch Cow Work events. Free for spectators. 07/14/17 - 07/15/17. Fri. at 3 p.m. Sat. at 8 a.m. Taylor County Expo Center 1700 Hwy 36, Abilene | 325-677-4376...  Read More »

Category: RODEO

Western Heritage Classic | Taylor County Expo Center

To preserve the heritage of the ranch cowboy, this event features a parade, world’s largest bit and spur show, western art, chuckwagon cook-off, ranch rodeo, nightly dances, invitational ranch horse sale, Ranch Horse Association of America (RHAA) Working Ranch Horse Competition, children's rodeo events and lots of family...  Read More »

Category: RODEO

Bucking for Heroes | Taylor County Expo Center

Bucking for Heroes - United We Stand, Together we ride for our Troops A benefit bull riding benefiting Wounded Warrior Project and Team Savannah For Veterans. The event will have Open Bull riding and 2 sections of mini bull riding. Price $30-VIP; $20-Adults; $15-Children ages 7-12; $15-Vets & active duty military For more...  Read More »

Category: MUSEUM

Horns and Tales Longhorn Program | Fort Griffin State Historical Site

Every Saturday at 2 p.m., see part of the Official State of Texas Longhorn Herd up close at Fort Griffin, and hear history and tales from the cattle drives and early ranching. Learn about Texas Longhorn cattle and experience a living part of... For more information click...  Read More »


Texas State 4-H Horse Show Annual Finals | Taylor County Expo Center

Cutting, jumping and precision riding are just a few of the styles of competition you will see throughout the week. Don't miss the Drill Team competition with its colorful flags and precision horsemanship. Admission is free. A schedule of events can be found  here....  Read More »

Category: RODEO

117th Annual West Texas Fair and Rodeo

At the West Texas Fair & Rodeo you're sure to find a plethora of delicious food, a carnival with a variety of rides for everyone to enjoy, two rounds of a Tractor Pull that are sure to excite the boys!, a week of PRCA Rodeo, a barn full of some of the best livestock from across Texas, musicians, entertainment and much more! The...  Read More »

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Category: SPORTS

Texas High School Rodeo Finals | Taylor County Expo Center

The state finals rodeo is an annual, week-long event where high school students across Texas and surrounding states come and compete for numerous awards, scholarships and the opportunity to represent Texas at the National High School Finals Rodeo.   Tickets are $7-Adults; $5-Students, During the week. $8-Adults; $6-Students,...  Read More »

Category: SPORTS

Clay Break Classic | Ben Richey Boys Ranch

Clay Break Classic The Clay Break Classic May 7, 2016 The 11th Annual shoot will be held May 7, 2016 in honor of Bill Reed, longtime supporter of the Ranch. Schedule Of Events – May 7,2016– Abilene Clay Sports [East of Hwy. 83/84 on Spur 707] 8:00 a.m. Registration – Please register at lease 30 minutes prior to start...  Read More »

Category: MUSIC

Polo on the Prairie | Albany, Texas

Join the 30th celebration of Polo on the Prairie. Polo on the Prairie Polo on the Prairie is an annual event that celebrates the equestrian team sport to raise funds benefiting MD Anderson. Players travel to Texas from all over the United States and abroad, donating their time and bringing equipment, horses and support...  Read More »

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