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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Laramie County Fair mutton bustin

Logan Stockton, 6, falls to the ground after letting go of a sheep during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Stockton scored a 78.

Logan Stockton, 6, falls to the ground after letting go of a sheep during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Stockton scored a 78.

Jackie Cushing, left, covers up to stay dry in a sudden rain shower as she wais for the start of the mutton bustin with her grandchildren Ethan, 10, Lauren, 8, and Maren French, 11, during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Jackie Cushing, left, covers up to stay dry in a sudden rain shower as she wais for the start of the mutton bustin with her grandchildren Ethan, 10, Lauren, 8, and Maren French, 11, during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters wait in line as they make their way into the chutes for the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters wait in line as they make their way into the chutes for the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Rillie Evans, 6, reacts as she holds onto a sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. She scored an 82.

Rillie Evans, 6, reacts as she holds onto a sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. She scored an 82.

Zach Babb, 7, left, Isaiah Babb, 5, and Logan Mansur-Holaday, 5, wait behind the chutes during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Zach Babb, 7, left, Isaiah Babb, 5, and Logan Mansur-Holaday, 5, wait behind the chutes during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Karrol Brennecke, 8, eases his way down into a chute for the mutton bustin during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Karrol Brennecke, 8, eases his way down into a chute for the mutton bustin during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Zane Martin, 8, hits the dirt after letting go of his sheep during mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Martin logged an 81 on the ride.

Zane Martin, 8, hits the dirt after letting go of his sheep during mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Martin logged an 81 on the ride.

Riley Brown reacts after taking a rough fall from a sheep during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park in Cheyenne. Brown logged an 89 on the ride.

Riley Brown reacts after taking a rough fall from a sheep during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park in Cheyenne. Brown logged an 89 on the ride.

Doug Leinart lifts his son, Ross, 5, into the chute during the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Doug Leinart lifts his son, Ross, 5, into the chute during the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Peyton Perez, 5, hits the ground after letting go of the sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Perez logged a 79 score.

Peyton Perez, 5, hits the ground after letting go of the sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. Perez logged a 79 score.

Drew Jackson, 6, reacts as he rides a sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. He logged an 82 score.

Drew Jackson, 6, reacts as he rides a sheep during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. He logged an 82 score.

David Johnson, 6, holds onto a sheep as it drives him into the ground during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. He scored an 82 on his ride.

David Johnson, 6, holds onto a sheep as it drives him into the ground during the Laramie County Fair mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park. He scored an 82 on his ride.

Kelley Fisher demonstrates the stick pony race for a few youngsters during a break in the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Kelley Fisher demonstrates the stick pony race for a few youngsters during a break in the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters line up for the stick pony race during a break in the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters line up for the stick pony race during a break in the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Zach Babb, 7, left, Isaiah Babb, 5, and Logan Mansur-Holaday, 5, bend down to get close to a sheep in the chutes during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Zach Babb, 7, left, Isaiah Babb, 5, and Logan Mansur-Holaday, 5, bend down to get close to a sheep in the chutes during the Laramie County Fair's mutton bustin on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Sheep are herded into the chutes for the mutton bustin during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Sheep are herded into the chutes for the mutton bustin during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters wait in line as they make their way into the chutes for the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

Youngsters wait in line as they make their way into the chutes for the mutton bustin at the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

A young mutton bustin participant waits his turn as he sets above the chutes during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park

A young mutton bustin participant waits his turn as he sets above the chutes during the Laramie County Fair on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011, at Frontier Park.

 

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  1. Christina says:

    Fantastic photos!

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