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National Western Stock Show Parade 2018

Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday.

DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Zack Bender, left, and Bob Book of Colorado Springs get their horses ready before over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Stan Searle of Cherry Springs Ranch leads over 40 Longhorn cattle as they walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE

Chatam Pavletic, 2, rides his miniature horse as his dad Rob Pavletic helps him after they followed over 40 Longhorn cattle that walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
People line the streets as over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Officer George Williams preps his horse Heaven before the start of the parade that had cver 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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DNEVER STOCK PARADE
Over 40 Longhorn cattle walked the streets of downtown Denver on Thursday January 4, 2017 during the annual National Western Stock Show Parade. The parade began at Union Station and moved 15 blocks down 17th street and the tradition of parading cattle through the streets of downtown Denver began in 1984 and serves as a way to kick off the National Western Stock Show, which opens Saturday. (Photo by Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette).

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