Juniors are Wise Beyond Their Years
Little did we know when Laura Reeves put the question out on Facebook asking the simple question...
Is there a difference between competing in Junior Showmanship and the regular conformation ring?
We would be overwhelmed with a multitude of intelligent, thought-provoking responses!
Juniors of all ages, aged-out Juniors, and Juniors that are now judging Juniors have a lot to say!
Here is a list of some of the best! Thank You!
Taylor Marshall, Rily DeVos Mars, Kelly Schur, Janelle Chamberlin, Kendyl Schultze, Jess Pearson, Alexzandra Erb, Shahntae Martinez, Cassie Noe, Abbie Marsh, Jeannette Mueller, Hannah Layne Hunyady, Shannon Jimenez, Vienna Yeadon, Lauren Elizabeth Weber, Annika Dechert, Anna Pearson, Caleb Campbell, Kim Bullard, Terri Brennan-Weiss, Kaitlin Derosier, Mallary Ross, Chloe Auld, Sylvia Miller, Gilliam McKim
Yes, we will be publishing an article with all the responses! It will also be in our weekly newsletter, so if you aren't on our mailing list... join us.
Junior Showmanship is the training grounds for future professional handlers and judges. Laura Reeves, PHA, and second generation breeder, reveals 10 tips to consider when making the jump from junior to pro.
AKC Breeder of Merit and Member of the Professional Handlers Association, Laura is a second generation breeder of German Wirehaired Pointers. As a professional journalist, Laura's weekly column "As the Wheels Turn" can be seen on Best in Show Daily.