This site provides information about Longhorn cattle and the many sources available.
From the casual browser looking for interesting pictures, click here to GO TO Gallery
to getting started breeding Longhorn, learn from others with sound advice,
or more details on History and genetics and sourcing the many types of Longhorn.
Various Texas Longhorn bulls past and present.
History of the Cattle
" The Longhorn" has many contributors to its existence, not the least of which is the difficult environment it found itself in.
What many know today as the " Texas Longhorn " bred in America has some definite known historical points of introduction primarily Spanish expeditions of Columbus in 1493 into the Caribbean, and other less known genetic influences.
There is also the English Longhorn which entered US in 1788 in Maryland. (ref. V Porter)
Some believe that they contributed to the American Texas Longhorn.
Many books detailing the cattle development are available and links to experts about the breed from the past and present.
Breeder Links Breed Associations References Books about Longhorn Artwork