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Laramie Boomerang 

Draft team works to promote agriculture research in state


September 29, 2017

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Pistol and Pete — the University of Wyoming's draft horse team — might be rising stars around the state, but that doesn't preclude them from earning their keep around the ranch, a university representative said.

"We do several things with them around the (UW) Beef Unit," said Travis Smith, the livestock manager at one of the university's experimental ranching stations. "We pull a hay wagon loaded with supplemental feed and take it out to the cows and flake it off. We'll pull a metal drag called a harrow in the spring and break up some of those areas where we did f...

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