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Parsons Mounted Cavalry To Host 50th Anniversary Celebration On Saturday

The free community event will include cadet-led tours of the unit’s facilities at Fiddler’s Green.
By Texas A&M University Division of Marketing and Communications October 20, 2023

A photo of a Texas A&M student on horseback
A member of the Texas A&M Parsons Mounted Cavalry rides through campus as part of a Corps of Cadets march-in prior to a home football game.

Racardo D. Davis/Texas A&M University Division of Marketing & Communications


Texas A&M University’s Parsons Mounted Cavalry will hold an open house on Saturday to celebrate its 50th anniversary as a special unit of the Corps of Cadets.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fiddler’s Green, 3748 F&B Road in College Station.

The celebration will feature cadet-led tours of the Fiddler’s Green facilities and photo opportunities. Members of the Parsons Mounted Cavalry will be available to answer questions about the special unit, which is the nation’s only collegiate mounted cavalry unit.

Local artist Benjamin Knox will unveil a special commemorative piece of art at the event.

Admission is free.

Read more about the history and traditions of the Parsons Mounted Cavalry here.


Media Contact: Amy Thompson,, 979-862-1922

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