Madline Cuppy and her horse Hank prepare for competition

June 13, 2012 | 8:36 p.m. CDT
Madeline Cuppy prepares for the horsemanship portion of the 2012 Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals Queen Competition on Wednesday afternoon at the indoor arena in Boone County Fairgrounds. Cuppy, 15, has been riding since she was 7. Hank, the horse pictured, is her favorite horse.

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