Wednesday, September 23, 2015

West Texas Fair and Rodeo

The West Texas Fair and Rodeo was last week in Abilene. We took the boys to the parade, the fair and rodeo.
Here we are about to take on the fair!
 
We went on $1 night because we weren't sure what to expect. The rodeo hadn't started yet and we just didn't know if our boys were old enough to really enjoy it.
 
 
First up we checked out the llamas. Baker has a thing for mamamas.
So he got a little kiss from this one!
 
Then we headed to the petting zoo.
 
 
 
 
 
Baker loved touching and feeding all the animals.
 
Then he had to stop to have a dance party.
And drive a tractor.
 
We headed to the rodeo a few days later. Baker was excited to wear his "cowboy" hat.
 
And Fisher took a little nap.
 
 
We saw the Hardin Simmons six white horses again.
 
 
And then we got so caught up in the rodeo that I didn't take anymore pictures until the mutton bustin. If you've never been to a rodeo they let the young kids ride sheep and they get scored based on their ride. This little boy won and he just happens to be from my hometown and lives down the street from my mom!
 
We had a great week and enjoyed every part of the West Texas Fair and Rodeo. We can't wait to go back next year!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10 comments:

  1. This looks like a blast! I went to one rodeo before and it was SO much fun!

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  2. Sounds like such a fun time! It's been years upon years... but we went to the PBR and it was so awesome!

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    1. The boys loved it!! I bet yours would too!

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  3. I haaaate rodeos but I'd totally go to see those llamas! Maybe next year. ..

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    1. Oh too bad! It was so fun!! Yes go see the llamas next year. I'm not really sure what the story was behind all the llamas. They had their own little section and they weren't part of the petting zoo. The lady told us hers was a therapy llama.

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  4. Mutton Bustin is certainly the cutest highlight of the Houston Livestock and Rodeo. There's a limited age and weight window to compete but I bet Baker would be a great candidate.when he hits it...hint hint!

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    1. I'm pretty sure he would LOVE that!!!! He now has boots!

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    2. I'm pretty sure he would LOVE that!!!! He now has boots!

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