Livestock show highlights

Photos by Shannon Geisen and Robin Fish/Enterprise

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Maddy Brakke prepares to enter the horse arena for the 4-H showmanship class. She's leasing 10-year-old "Jack" from 4-H intern Macy Miller this summer. Brakke competed in all of the horse classes on Thursday.
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Riding "BMQ Living Legend," Katheryn Kamphaus competes in the western pleasure class at the 4-H state-qualifying horse show Thursday. Hazel Mae Carter is riding her pony, "Prince Rperts Drop."
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Adison Weiss, at right, and Elanor Mathison compete in Thursday's 4-H Horse Show in the western pleasure class. Riders are judged on their ability to safely and effectively ride their horse.
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Joel Kowalke plays with his Berkshire pigs, a gilt named Juice.E.Bacon and a barrow named Juice.E.Ham, Wednesday in the livestock barn.
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Sarahlynn Thorson, middle, discusses her Cloverbud meat goat project with judge Samantha Lahman, right, during Wednesday's goat show. Cloverbud entrants needed a more grown-up assistant to lead their animals.
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Christian Thorson, fourth from left, placed first out of seven exhibitors in the meat market goat wether category at Wednesday's 4-H goat show.
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Christian Thorson shows his meat market wether during Wednesday's goat show, while judge Samantha Lahman explains why his project took first place.
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Klayton Selander brought an old English bantam to Wednesday's 4-H poultry show.
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Max DeBlieck entered this poster in Wednesday's poultry show.
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Pierce DeBlieck entered this Swedish blue duck in Wednesday's poultry show.
Livestock show highlights
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