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Albin Day Horseshoe Competition

 

Karen Lipska/Pine Bluffs Post

Top: Horseshoe teams play, trying to eliminate each other for places.

Luck was being thrown around on Albin day. July 9th at 4:30 p.m. the Annual Horseshoe Tournament took place.

The horseshoe pits were filled by five teams playing for the honor of being called the best "horseshoesmen" in town. Each player on the team is at opposite pits with another team. There are always lots of challenges throughout the tournament. Each player is trying get the most points to win with a score of 21. The ringer is the best points of the day of course. This is when the horseshoe is completely around the stake. Everyone has their own throwing technique. The question is, is th...



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