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Getting glammed up to show

Arts & Culture ·

1 Minnesota State Fair competitors like Wesly Johnson use Joy Dish Soap to clean their cattle. 
2 Cheyenne Black grooms her steer for 4-H competition at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. 
3 Children's sidewalk chalk is used to whiten horses' hair at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. 
4 Gail Donkers grooms her (somewhat annoyed) ewe before competition at the Minnesota State Fair. 
5 Competitors prepare their llamas to show at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights. 
6 Dan Stuedemann braids the mane of one of his Clydesdales before competing at the Minnesota State Fair. 
7 Cattle are constantly being washed outside the barns at the Minnesota State Fair. 
8 Chocolate Chip Kisses, Choco for short, gets scrubbed down at the Minnesota State Fair in Falcon Heights, Minn. 
9 Competitors in the horse barn go through each hair in their horses' tail extensions (which are used to make the animals' tails look fuller) to get the smoothest look possible. 
10 Dawn Toraason washes (with purple-colored shampoo) her llama Mufasa at the Minnesota State Fair. 
11 This Clydesdale sports the traditional competition look for a draught horse at the Minnesota State Fair. 
12 Chance Oftedahl washes his horses at the Minnesota State Fair on August 29, 2013.