American Royal Livestock Show, October 1998. Photo courtesy The American Royal
Annual American Royal: BBQ, Horse Shows and Cattle
Having its roots in the 1899 National Hereford
Show, the American Royal Livestock, Horse Show and Rodeo is the
Midwest's oldest and largest annual agricultural celebration -- a
Kansas City tradition that features world-class horse and livestock
competitions, one of the top ten PRCA rodeos, and many educational
and scholarship programs that foster the development of tomorrow's
Originally submitted by: Karen McCarthy, Representative (5th District).
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