By Todd Ackerman, Houston Chronicle Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Feb. 27--Jacob Garza liked the horses, the country singers and the floats, but his favorite part of the 2005 rodeo parade was the cheerleaders. He wondered if any were available.
Not surprising, perhaps, for a 23-year-old guy -- except that Garza can scarcely see.
Among the estimated 75,000 people in attendance were at least 12 blind -- or visually impaired -- people. They took in the two-hour parade via an audio description by Houston Taping for the Blind, a volunteer organization whose mission is to "turn sight into sound."
"It sure beats straining my eyes and …