So you may be wondering, after 4 photo journals and nearly one week since the official end of the National Goat Show, Julian might want to post something relevant to the actual show and our crews’ coverage of it! No fear. These next two journals are entirely dedicated to my personal Goat Show experience, from kids to kids.
A boy rains shavings on the head of his show-goat.
Two kid Lamanchas get curious about my camera.
A young Nubian goat perches for attention.
Karen Smith – judge, show-woman, host, interviewee, and more.
The Larson family competes in a group class at the National Show.
A judge observes his line-up.
Helena shoots from the sidelines.
Tawney lends a helping hand during the “Fitting Contest,” where teams compete to clip and clean a goat in 30 minutes or less.
A girl cups a Lamancha’s face during the fitting contest.
Trinity judges showmanship amongst a group of excitable kids.
#71 lays a calming hand on his Nubian’s snout.
Sandy VanEcho competes with her champion Oberhasli.
Emily Larson in the ring.
Competitors line-up for judging.
A judge examines the mammary system of a goat.
The judges converse.
The Goat Show Crew interviews Joan Bowen at ring-side.
Helena conducts an interview with Katie of Redwood Hill.
Some smiles along the way.
Dimitri gets close with a young Lamancha.
A funny Nubian chews its cud.
A black and white Nubian and Lamancha lounge in their pen.
#6, and the second part of my show photo coverage coming soon! Thanks for checking.