A Look Back at the 2019 San Antonio Rodeo

by Marco Garza on March 6, 2019 in Living Texas, San Antonio,

The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has grown to one of the largest, most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio, with over two million visitors entering the grounds each year. With community, donor and volunteer support, the organization has donated more than $198 million to the youth of Texas through scholarships, grants, etc.

Here’s a just a small taste of this year’s event, which ran February 7-24.

Bull rider Aaron Williams of Pismo Beach CA, rides 447 AN for a score of 79. Photo Marco Garza

 

Austin Foss of Terrebonne, OR wins Round 3 of the bareback riding competition. Photo Marco Garza

 

Callahan Crossely of Hermiston, OR finished the third round of Barrel Racing with a time of 13.94 seconds. Photo Marco Garza

 

Chuck Schmidt of Keldron, SD is unable to ride Mood Swings during the third round of the San Antonio Rodeo. Photo Marco Garza

 

The 2018 world number one, Wade Sundell awaits his score for the third round of saddle bronc ridings. Sundell rode Fire Lane for a score of 86.5.
Photo Marco Garza

 

Jesse Petri of Athens, TX is unable to ride a bull named Cool Arrow during Round 3 of the rodeo. Photo Marco Garza

 

It’s not all bucking horses and daredevil cowboys at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. Family fun activities include a popular petting zoo.
Photo Marco Garza

 

FFA students spend countless hours raising animals to earn money for scholarships. Photo Marco Garza

 

Swine from the stock show rest  while waiting the results of the FFA competition. Photo Marco Garza

Cover photo by Marco Garza taken at the 2019 San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo