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The Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride came through Victoria Friday afternoon, stopping at HEB for lunch before continuing on to the airport for the evening.

Teo Cantu, 72, waits to head out after lunch on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride. Cantu has been doing a part of the trail ride for twenty-four years and has done the whole ride for seven years. "I'll keep going until my horse says no. When he chickens out, then I'll be done." he said.

Published on February 15, 2013

Beverly Moriarty, 48, right, and her brother in law Randle Moriarty, 62, care for their horse when they stop for lunch at HEB in Victoria on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride. When talking about her favorite part of the trail ride Moriarty said "We stop at nursing homes and they cook us dinner, they dress up in western gear to see us. It's always fun to see that we put a smile on their faces."

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George Tumleson, 80, left, and Lloyd Moreland, 57, right, grab lunch provided by HEB on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride. Tumleson has been riding for 25 years and comes all the way from Oklahoma every year to be a part of the trail ride. Moreland said it was his first time being a part of the trail ride. Iit's a long ways but I'm sure I'll do it again." he said.

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The trail riders ride up Laurent Street in Victoria for the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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The trail riders stop at HEB for lunch in Victoria on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride. They were stopping at the Victoria Airport for the evening before continuing on to Houston.

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Horses tied up at HEB during a lunch break on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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Trail riders get ready to head out after lunch on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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Trail riders stop lunch on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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Tom Tilton, 69, rests on the grass during a lunch break at HEB in Victoria on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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The trail riders ride up Rio Grande to enter HEB in Victoria for the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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Amanda Ramirez puts a hat on Tyler Cormier, 1, as he is held by Buddy Moriarty, 67, when they stop for lunch on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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The trail riders ride up Water Street in Victoria for the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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The trail riders ride up Water Street in Victoria for the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride.

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Salvador Ramirez unharnesses his mules when they stop for lunch at HEB in Victoria on the Los Vaqueros Rio Grande Trail Ride. Ramirez and his wife JoAnn Ramirez have been trail riding for eight years.

Published on February 15, 2013