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Posts published in October 2002

Complete absurdity at the Colorado State Fair

Column by Hal Walter

Livestock – October 2002 – Colorado Central Magazine

A few days before the Colorado State Fair Mule and Donkey Show, I decided to practice for an event called Run, Ride and Lead.

This race involves an all-out sprint across an arena to where your animal stands; you mount and ride back across the arena, and then dismount and lead the animal back across again, presumably at a run. Several arenas have recently sprung up in my neighborhood and one neighbor couple gave me permission to use their new arena for practice.