Photos: National Western Stock Show Steer Parade Through Denver

January 7, 2016

Coloradans turned out in droves for the annual National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday in Denver. The show's 16-day runs starts on Saturday. 

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Photo: Stock show parade 1 | Steers driven down 17th
Texas longhorns are driven through downtown Denver during the National Western Stock Show Parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.
Photo: Stock show parade 2 | Howell sisters watch parade
Gloriana Howell, left, stands with her sister Nora and her mother Carrie on 17th Street in downtown Denver as they watch the National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. The Howells made the trip from Rollinsville, Colo.
Photo: Stock show parade 3 | Watching the parade
People watch and photograph the National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.
Photo: Stock show parade 4 | Marlene Reynolds drives steer
Marlene Reynolds of Yoder, Colo., drives steer through downtown Denver at the National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.
Photo: Stock show parade 5 | Wranglers
Wranglers drive Texas longhorns through downtown Denver in the National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.
Photo: Stock show parade 8 | Steers cross tracks
Texas longhorns cross the light rail tracks on an overcast January day at the National Western Stock Show Parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. 
Photo: Stock show parade 6 | Footwear
The crowd watching the 2016 National Western Stock Show parade wore a variety of footwear.
Photo: Stock show parade 8 | Westernaires
Members of the Westernaires, a Jefferson County-based equestrian group, ride through downtown Denver in the National Western Stock Show Parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2015.
Photo: Stock show parade 7 | Girls watch parade
A group of girls watch the National Western Stock Show parade on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.