Birthplace of the American Cowboy
Roping steer, riding bulls and busting broncos are traditions that can be traced back to San Antonio's earliest days, when Texas was ruled by Spain and Spanish vaqueros were proficient in roping and rounding up cattle.
How to be a Cowboy
First things first—you have to look like a cowboy, and that means knowing where to get authentic gear. Secondly, you’ll want to hang out with cowboys. You’ll find them in dancehalls, dude ranches and, of course, at the rodeo.