Fort Worth Herd celebrates 20 years of cattle drives with 20 longhorns


By Yffy Yossifor, Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX)

May 10, 2019


The cowboy wove back and forth in front of the cattle, working to keep them in line. Behind him, 20 longhorns swayed their heads as they walked on the brick road past hundreds of people.


Every day, the Fort Worth Herd makes its twice-daily appearance along East Exchange Avenue, but Friday’s drive was extra special — the 20 cattle represented 20 years of the drives.


The herd is part of Visit Fort Worth and made its first cattle drive on June 12, 1999, in front of 15,000 spectators as a part of the city’s sesquicentennial celebration.


In the past 20 years...


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