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Fair 2009: Draft Horses

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Draft Horses
Harnessing the power of one, two, four or more horses, each weighing around a ton, takes both experience and finesse. 04:49 Read More »

Fair 2009: Cowgirl Queen

(Aug 18, 2009)
Fair 2009: Cowgirl Queen
They’re stomping on the bleachers, and hooting and hollering at the Livestock Pavilion. The crowd’s encouraging the Cowgirl Queen contestants as they give the cowgirl salute. 04:24 Read More »

Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Belgian Horse Show
Weighing more than a ton, the Belgian is considered one of the strongest horse breeds. And their power and grace are obvious. Enjoy their gleaming coats, braided manes and shining harnesses as the Belgian team and four-horse hitch classes... 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Horse Show - Miniature Horses

(Aug 15, 2008)
Fair 2008: Horse Show - Miniature Horses
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.... 04:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Cowgirl Queen

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: Cowgirl Queen
The glamour of a beauty pageant and intensity of the horse show ring culminate in the annual State Fair Cowgirl Queen contest. Judged on both riding skills and personal appearance, more than 120 Iowans compete for the honor of reigning as Cowgirl... 05:00 Read More »

Fair 2008: Side Roads - Clydesdales

(Aug 11, 2008)
Fair 2008: Side Roads - Clydesdales
Paul Berge is back, horsing around on a Side Road at the State Fair. He’s found something that weighs 12 tons, has 32 legs and roughly 144 hands. Give up? It’s the Budweiser Clydesdale Hitch. 03:00 Read More »

Fair 2007: Horse Pulling

(Aug 15, 2007)
Fair 2007: Horse Pulling
Once a real life practical skill pitting men and horses against dead weight, today the horse pulling contest at the Livestock Pavilion is a matter of bragging rights. 05:00 Read More »
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