The Budweiser Clydesdales Visit Houma, “I think collectively we all needed something positive and happy in our lives and I think that it achieved that…”

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“It’s hard not to love the Clydesdales,” said Buquet Distributing General Manager Carlton A. Casey, “We haven’t had them here in 10 years, so it was a big deal.” The Budweiser Clydesdales were in town last week and Buquet Distributing said it was nothing short of amazing.

“We turned onto St. Charles from 311, and I thought we were at Mardi Gras,” Casey said, “It was crazy.” He described it as one of those things that brought tears to your eyes because our area needed a reason to smile now more than ever. “I think collectively we all needed something positive and happy in our lives and I think that it achieved that,” he said.



He said he couldn’t count how many people would thank him even though he said he didn’t do anything because his son was the one coordinating it. He said it was just luck of the draw that they were able to pull it together and it was so much fun to be a part of. He said the parish was very supportive of the visit. Initially, they were required to get a parade permit, but to help out in expediting the process since it was short notice, the Parish advised if it was a delivery, they wouldn’t have to go through the process of getting the permit. That’s when the idea of delivering beer to certain locations came about and it proved to bring some nostalgia to Houma.

They also said local law enforcement tagged in to make sure things went smoothly, “you know, we couldn’t have asked for better support,” Casey said.