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Ken Krebsbach, left, of New Prague and Rick Brown of Nicollet wait on their horses Saturday prior to a ranching event at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

First cattle sorting event makes an impression in Willmar


As the dirt kicked up and the smell of the farm filled the air, a crowd of blue jeans and cowboy boots looked on as 27 riders competed to earn the top spot of champion.

Saturday marked the first National Sorting Cows Horse Association event at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds. Smilin' D Productions of Kandiyohi put on the two-hour event, described by owner Dave Reigstad as "an action-packed equine event."

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