Role as judge gives teen evaluation skills, new perspective

BASHAW, Alta. — When Jacey Massey makes that final circuit in the show ring before slapping the supreme champion, she wears a serious face because she understands everyone is nervous and excited about the prospect of winning. No stranger to cattle shows, the 14-year-old from Strathmore, Alta., was the youngest of five judges at the […] Read more

Skills gained at cattle show useful as producer: youth

Junior All Breeds show | Teamwork, grooming, marketing skills gained

BASHAW, Alta. — Jed Curtis doesn’t know if he will have a career in the cattle show ring, but he has enjoyed learning about showing cattle at the Canadian National Junior All Breeds show. “Once I heard of it, I thought it would be pretty fun, and it is fun,” said Curtis, 10, just before […] Read more