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Horse whisperers display skills in Colt Starting Challenge
Rhett Fincher of Pagosa Springs, who is given to whistling while he works, rides “Ollie,” a quarter horse gelding owned by Chris and Polly Kloster of Mancos, during the Colt Starting Challenge USA on Friday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
Rhett Fincher works with “Ollie” on Friday at the Colt Starting Challenge USA. Now in its third year, the competition is gaining popularity in the West and will be featured at the Las Vegas Pro Rodeo in December.
Chris, Emily and Polly Kloster of Mancos marvel as Rhett Fincher works with their quarter horse gelding, “Ollie.”
Rhett Fincher soothes “Ollie” during the natural horsemanship competition.
STEVE LEWIS/Durango Herald - DURANGO - 09/12/14 - "Ollie," a quarter horse gelding owned by Chris and Polly Kloster of Mancos, did not look like a horse that would be easily tamed as he ran around his pen before the start of the Colt Starting Challenge U.S.A. on Friday at the La Plata County Fairgrounds.
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