Only in Texas: Santa ditches sleigh, reindeer for longhorn

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A History of Santa

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

When Santa Claus paid an early visit to Texas over Thanksgiving weekend, he traded in his sleigh and reindeer to make a truly Texas entrance.

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Santa was seen riding a Texas longhorn at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines in Austin, KVUE reported.

The visit with Santa event included rides on the longhorn and taking photos with the brown-and-white animal, which was wearing festive attire. Other activities included making ornaments and gingerbread houses, KVUE reported.