4Hers Share Tips For Goat Show Success, Schutz Wins

SYRACUSE – Goat showmen offered advice on show ring achievement at the Otoe  County Fair Thursday.

Anne Bennier and Kirsten Schutz were the top senior showman out of nine exhibitors.

13-year-old Jacob Schutz of Otoe was the top intermediate showman and Valerie Bennie was reserve.

He talked about  Judge John Neary’s comments.

Dannielle Schutz of Otoe showed the grand champion and reserve champion meat goat

Schutz: “He liked that I had my goat set up and I was always on the right side of it when he was looking at it.”

Neary also spoke with Clover Kids showman, including McKenna and Barrett Schmitt.

Neary: “Does your goat have a name?

McKenna: “Rosie”

… What’s your goat’s name?

Barrett: “Jumper”

Jumper? Now, wonder why his name is jumper. I’ve got to ask the question why did you name him Jumper?

Barrett: “Because he jumped over Rosie.”

Nine-year-old Makayla Bennie of Nebraska City earned a junior showmanship trophy.

Bennie: “You always look at the judge.

Did your goat behave in there?
Yeah, he did.”

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