Showing them how it’s done

Host: Charles Darwin University, Katherine Rural Campus
Written by Alison Haines – VET Lecturer, Charles Darwin University.

Katherine Rural Campus Show Team – Show Prep and 2017 Katherine Show – Photo Essay:

It’s that time of year again at Katherine Rural Campus . . . SHOW TIME!

Katherine High School students and CDU staff practising leading and training their animals in preparation for the 2017 Katherine and Darwin Shows.

Cait Gilligan and Emily McMahon hard at work washing the younger show cattle.

Show cattle relaxing and drying off in the sun after their bath.

Jess Beckhouse and son Kace with Rural College Nancy. Jess kindly returned from her parental leave to supervise, advise, and generally help out for a couple of weeks.

Dino Luchesse during morning cattle handling practice.

Charles Darwin University Katherine Rural Campus Brahman Stud Show Team 2017.

CDU students waiting to lead their animals in the ring.

Zac Whiting and Rural College Kelly.

Brianna Simmonds and Danielle Thomsen.

(L-R) Farm Technical Officer Keryl Crighton with Rural College Mudgie and Georgie Harley with Rural College Max.

Maddi Harley and Reegan Grills wait to lead out in the grand parade on Friday afternoon at the 2017 Katherine Show.

CDU station-hand Gary Kerr and student Brianna Simmonds waiting for Fridays Grand Parade with Rural College Lulu and Rural College Nova, who won Grand Champion Female and Supreme Exhibit for Katherine Show 2017.  

Some of the ribbons from the 2017 Katherine and Tennant Creek Shows. Mostly just the blue ones. Two very successful shows indeed!