BELLAIRE - While the Los Vaqueros Trail Ride was being escorted through the city of Bellaire, a rider was thrown from her horse and hit by a wagon.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials say that the 55-year-old female rider was transported to an area hospital. The exact nature and extent of her injuries are not known at this time.
Two children and two adults had minor injuries that did not require transport. Additional passengers in the wagons were not injured.
No horses were injured in the accident.
Thirteen independent trail ride groups, comprised of 3,000 riders, come to Houston from points all around Texas to meet at Memorial Park each year to participate in the annual Downtown Rodeo Parade.