January 1 End Date
Cowgirl Round-up and Show-deo
Hill Country State Natural Area
Annual event on New Year's Day features horsewomen and cowgirls in the arena, lining up for a panoramic photo at noon, showing their horses in a parade of breeds and filling the day with demonstrations and fun riding activities. Everyone who loves horses is invited to this free event.
September 7 End Date
Copper Breaks State Park
Horse trainer Larry Hannon will present "horse sense," an ancient Chinese technique of understanding and training horses and other mammals. After explaining the method, Hannon will lead a unique presentation of "Meet the Longhorns" by applying the technique to the steers at Copper Breaks.