LOS FRESNOS — “Who here is a first timer?” asked the announcer to the crowd at the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo last night.
In response, a lot of hands shot up.
Johnny Alaniz’s 4-year-old daughter, Khloe, dressed in a little cowgirl outfit with a pink hat, was one of those who raised her hand.
“I wanted to see if she liked it, if it was something she would want to keep doing,” said Alaniz, a Brownsville resident. “I was looking forward to her reaction. I got her all dressed up in the hopes that she would get into it.”
Alaniz is hoping the two can make attending the rodeo a family tradition, he said.
The rodeo gives the residents of Los Fresnos — and the surrounding area — something new and exciting to do every year, said Mike Todd, chairman of the Los Fresnos PRCA Rodeo.
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