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Annual report: county agricultural committee, Winnebago County: November 1, 1939 to October 31, 1940

Horse program,   p. 11 PDF (223.9 KB)


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                  The horse breeders program for V''iLnnebago
             County was again carried out through a
             program arranged for by '"innobago County
  ,    ~    H1orse Broeders I^ssociation.
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     The outstanding project sponsored )by
the associate on was the second annual inne-
bago County Colt and Horse Show. IIi ghl i±2ht3
of the show  ore as follows --
1. Hold at the Fairgrounds in Osliosh on
   October 12, 1940C.
                        2. 147 head of horses and colts were entered.
3. Approximately 1500 people attended the colt show0
4. Approximately $450 was needed to finance the show which was
   raised entirely by advertising space -7hich was sold in the
   premium cat'log,
          This annual colt and horse show has become one of the
outstandintg agricultural events in W"innebago County. J. G. Fuller
of the College of Agriculture described the show as the largest
and finest show of its kind held in the state each year.
          One feature of the 1940 Colt Show was a team pulling
contest. One division of this contest was for boys and girls
under 15 years of agoe   This proved an outstanding attraction
to the show and aroused considerable interest among younger boys
and girls in horses.
          The county horse breeders association.cooperated with the
Heenah Advancement Association in staging their annual horse show
in July. 'Approximately 75 draft horses were shown in the Neenah
show and 8 teams entered the team pulling contest.


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