All tagged Livestock Showing
As 2018 comes to a close, look back and find all the good things that happened. It’s not the awards earned, or the places you went, but the memories that I’ll have for the rest of my life that matters to me. What are you thankful for in 2018, and what are you looking forward to in 2019?
Remember, these kids are our future. Working hair, fitting, feeding high dollar feeds are all part of the game. Competition is great and teaches some incredible lessons, but let us not forget the big picture. Take pride in your animals and your work.
The fairgrounds also serves as the magical place where left behind combs and buckets end up. It’s also where memories and friendships are made.
Do any of these apply to you?
- Their favorite season is show season. “Show season should be a season of its own.”
- The calendar in their house is full of more show days than birthdays.
I grew up showing livestock. From the age 8 to 18, you could find me working late nights and early mornings in the barn, and on the road on weekends traveling to various livestock shows. My community watched me grow up showing livestock. "I remember when you were 8 years old, I watched you show pigs at the Delaware County Fairgrounds."
Stock shows are never won in the arena, they are won the months before the show preparing