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011508NationalWesternParadeMP143

SHOT 1/15/08 1:24:57 PM - Cowboys drive Texas Longhorn Cattle through the streets of Downtown Denver Tuesday January 15, 2007 during the National Western Stock Show Parade. The National Western Stock Show is held every January at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. First held in 1906, it is the world's largest stock show by number of animals and offers the world?s only carload and pen cattle show in the historic Denver Union Stockyards. The stock show is governed by the Western Stock Show Association, a Colorado 501 (c) 3 institution, which produces the annual National Western Stock Show in an effort to forward the association's mission: "To preserve the western lifestyle by providing a showcase for the agricultural industry through emphasis on education, genetic development, innovative technology and offering the world's largest agricultural marketing opportunities." The Super Bowl of livestock shows, National Western hosts 20 breeds of cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, bison, yak, stock dogs, poultry and rabbits. The 2008 National Western runs from January 12-27 this year..(Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2008)

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SHOT 1/15/08 1:24:57 PM - Cowboys drive Texas Longhorn Cattle through the streets of Downtown Denver Tuesday January 15, 2007 during the National Western Stock Show Parade. The National Western Stock Show is held every January at the National Western Complex in Denver, Colorado. First held in 1906, it is the world's largest stock show by number of animals and offers the world?s only carload and pen cattle show in the historic Denver Union Stockyards. The stock show is governed by the Western Stock Show Association, a Colorado 501 (c) 3 institution, which produces the annual National Western Stock Show in an effort to forward the association's mission: "To preserve the western lifestyle by providing a showcase for the agricultural industry through emphasis on education, genetic development, innovative technology and offering the world's largest agricultural marketing opportunities." The Super Bowl of livestock shows, National Western hosts 20 breeds of cattle, horses, sheep, swine, goats, llamas, bison, yak, stock dogs, poultry and rabbits. The 2008 National Western runs from January 12-27 this year..(Photo by Marc Piscotty / © 2008)