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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

There is a lot to showing rabbits


August 2, 2018

Tracie Mitchell

Lexi Overfield discusses her rabbit with judge Brian Coates during the Hot Springs County Fair rabbit show Wednesday morning in the Hot Springs County Fairgrounds in Thermopolis.

THERMOPOLIS – Showing a rabbit at the fair isn't as simple as bringing any old rabbit to the fair and showing it to the judge. There is a lot of preparation entailed, not only for the rabbit but for the person showing the rabbit as well.

Hot Springs County 4-H member Lexi Overfield knows firsthand the preparation needed to properly show a rabbit, as Wednesday, she showed her rabbit for the fourth year at the Hot Springs County Fair, learning a little more each year.

Overfield explained that to properly show a rabbit, you have to work with the rabbit to earn its trust and be able to handl...

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