Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Junior Nationals



Right now we're up in a little northern Iowa town for the Maine Anjou National Junior Heifer Show.  The girls brought 3 heifers. We are lucky enough to borrow my parents (new to them) camper & stay at the fairgrounds.  So wonderful to have a place to nap Wyatt & cook (if we want) & get cleaned up during the day.

Well, the weekend up here was great!  We had tons of fun relazing & camping & playing & napping.  Then Sunday came.  Check-in welcome party, more work, a little more play. 
Sunday Night & Monday............well, they just weren't fun.  I ran (5 hours) home to haul my piggies for 5 hrs & then came back up.

Today (Tuesday) we had a Fitting Contest.  A.Cowgirl was in it with 2 other girls from Iowa.  They had so much fun!! I had TONS of fun watching the 3 dads!! 


 Poor guys just couldn't take it as the girls were doing their best job (but it wasn't "right").  They were cringing, shaking their heads & trying not to let the yells under their breath get too loud.  The girls were smiling & working & having fun!!

So far its been a great week!  I'll try to keep you (kim) posted as the week goes along

6 comments:

  1. YAY YAY YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!! THANKS FOR THE UPDATE :)) and pictures too! whohoooooooooo go Shanen!!!

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  2. This is awesome The Team Grooming competition was always one of my favorite. Junior Nationals was the best family vacation every year.

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  3. Your comment about the Dad's cracked me up, I think that's true no matter what event or sport your kids do! My sisters and cousins showed Llamas for my Grandparents (They have a llama farm) and it was always so fun to watch them in the ring! Sounds like a great family event, except for the running back and forth to haul pigs part!

    ~Kelli @ Smidgens

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