At 11 a.m. Jan. 14, Frederick Slabach, univerisy president, and his family rode in a Wesleyan horse-drawn wagon at the annual Stock Show Parade in downtown Fort Worth. Willie the Ram, Wesleyan cheerleaders and alumni also attended the All Western Parade. The parade marked the first day of the 116th annual Stock Show and Rodeo. Only horses and other livestock were featured in the parade, no motorized vehicles were used.