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Fair 2008: Horse Show - Miniature Horses

posted on August 15, 2008

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Their small stature is a product of centuries of breeding. Bred as pets for nobility in the 17th century, some miniatures were also used as work horses. Today, the small animals bring their unique charm to the Livestock Pavilion show ring. Highlights include pleasure driving events and the youth costume class.

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