Wayne Franzen in the dairy barn at his farm at the end of County Road ZZ, Amherst Junction, Wisconsin, in 1974 (prior to the circus’ first season). He is with his first horse, “Buck” in Liz’s Circus Story. The horse performed a liberty act and a “January act”—an arithmetic act named for the first horse who performed it, January.

Wayne Franzen and Buck the horse

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