Addie Arnett broke down crying on judge Ryan Rash’s shoulder when he chose her prize steer, Spanky, as the Market Reserve Champion at the Championship Drive during the Kentucky State Fair. After breaking her ankle in three places six months ago, the 14-year-old endured three surgeries and months of rehab to work her way back into the show ring. (Kentucky Venues photo)
Kentucky is No. 1 in the nation for horse sales. Horses and horse-related assets in the commonwealth are valued at more than $23 billion.
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