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Heart of Gold gets students up close with livestock

The Heart of Gold Livestock Show was the event of the day with more than 90 kids participating from Crook County School District. Students interacted with cows, sheep, swine, goats, horses, dogs, a chicken and a rabbit with the help of our 4-H and FFA partners.

Kids had the opportunity to meet each animal as they rotated through the eight stations. 4H and FFA students were group leaders and animal handlers and encouraged their school partners to brush, touch and lead the animals around.

Horse rides were also provided and were the favorite of most of the participants.

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