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Friends and Neighbors: LaValla Reher

A very strong and independent woman -- now, as she always has been, LaValla Simms-Reher stays strong by staying very involved with her passion, horses.

Reher was born in Sterling, Colorado, to parents Roxie and Melvin Simms. She attended Kimball schools and graduated Kimball High School in 1979.

Her love of horses began when her Grandpa Simms put her on the horses he owned as soon as Reher, as a little girl, was able to climb on the back of her father Melvin's, gray horse bareback.

"I was hooked on horses," she said.

AIthough, Reher is currently a 4-H leader, and had been for many years...