Sheep show features novice and veteran handlers

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 July 2013 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

James Trembley, 6, of Barre made his debut in the show ring this evening as a Cloverbud showing this sheep. James is too young to join 4-H. The Sheep Club gives Cloverbuds a chance to gain some experience in the show ring. Sheep show judge Mike Hargrave offers James a few pointers.

Amanda Armer, left, won the halter showmanship reserve champion tonight at the fair. Amanda, 18, of Albion is pictured with the Moore brothers from Albion – Zachary, 12; and Andrew, 13. Janie Schutz of Waterport won the contest.

Audrey Pask, 8, of Barre keeps her sheep under control during tonight’s show in the Knight’s Building.