Historic cattle drive will leave your heart pounding

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Monday, April 26, 2021
Historic cattle drive will leave your heart pounding
This Texas tradition will take you back to the times of the wild west! One family's cattle drive is more than 100 years old and will leave your heart pounding.

MATAGORDA, Texas -- It's an annual tradition that everyone looks forward to, but few know when it will happen.

The Huebner Bros. Cattle Co. has been driving cattle across the Colorado River in Matagorda, Texas for more than 100 years. They bring the cattle to a pasture on the Matagorda Peninsula in the winter, then bring them back through the river in the spring.

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Have you ever seen cattle swim? You're in luck with an annual event that has run for more than 100 years now. See it unfold in the video above.

The cows are led by cowboys on horseback and crews in boats, making sure they all make it across safely.

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