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PHOTO GALLERY: Boone County Fairgrounds hosts Draft Horse & Mule Sale

Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 5:31 p.m. CST; updated 8:22 p.m. CST, Friday, February 10, 2012

The Boone County Fairgrounds hosted the Boone County Draft Horse & Mule Sale on Thursday and will continue to do so through Saturday. Horses, mules and tack were all auctioned off to the highest bidder.

Atlee Yoder of Ohio and J.W. Harris of Kirksville watch draft horses and Haflingers as they go into the arena to be auctioned off at the Boone County Draft Horse & Mule Sale at the Boone County Fairgrounds on Thursday. The animal and tack sale started Wednesday and runs through Saturday.
A handler coaxes a pair of horses under a garage door as people and animals pass through the main thoroughfare Thursday during the Boone County Horse & Mule Sale at Boone County Fairgrounds. Horses and mules were kept in several stables located next to the indoor ring.
Trailers full of tack and equipment such as bridles, saddles and ropes are brought into the Boone County Fairgrounds indoor facility to be sold during the Boone County Draft Horse & Mule Sale on Thursday. Horses, mules and tack were all auctioned off to the highest bidder.
Duane Bontrager, left, and Neal Ginerich of Jamesport lead two horses, Annie and Dan, around the ring at Boone County Fairgrounds as part of the Boone County Draft Horse & Mule Sale on Thursday. Bontrager and Ginerich were helping the auction and showing other owners' horses. The sale lasts through Saturday, finishing up with the auction of mules.

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