Horse sense

Dawn Archuleta competes in the Discipline on the Rail event during the All-Western Open Show on Sunday at La Plata County Fairgrounds. The event tests each horse and rider on how many actions they can perform including a side pass and 360-degree pivot. It was Archuleta’s first competition. “It is a lot of fun, but there is a lot to learn,” she said. Enlarge photo

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Dawn Archuleta competes in the Discipline on the Rail event during the All-Western Open Show on Sunday at La Plata County Fairgrounds. The event tests each horse and rider on how many actions they can perform including a side pass and 360-degree pivot. It was Archuleta’s first competition. “It is a lot of fun, but there is a lot to learn,” she said.

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