Students and Young Handlers
As a Society we are passionate about young people, and if you are a student, member of YFC or just someone who is interested in cattle we are here to help you.
Our investment in the next generation of farmers takes many forms and is constantly evolving under the direction of our Youth Committee, set up in 2017 by the society with the sole purpose of encouraging and facilitating the participation of young people with Red Poll cattle.
This year we have an exciting programme of events designed to give opportunities to participate in showing and competing.
And please do not worry if you have no experience of handling cattle or do not know anyone, WE ARE HERE TO HELP!!!!!!!!
Each year we set aside financial help for colleges who enter cattle and take students to some of the country's top agricultural shows.
Last year Easton and Otley & Easton, Shuttleworth, Writtle, Caple Manor all showed cattle and many of their students came along and excelled with their showing skills................ and had a great time as well!!
It really was a sight to feel proud of to see showing rings full of students (many who had never showed an animal before) enjoying and excelling themselves with Red Poll cattle.
This years' Diary of events;
19th April Inter College Challenge Shuttleworth College, Bedfordshire
13th May South Suffolk Show Ampton Racecourse
Red Poll Youngstock Show, Young Handler Classes
25th May Beef Expo Shrewsbury,
Red Poll stand in attendance
26th May Shropshire Show Red Poll classes
26/27th May Herts County Show, Redbourn Herts. Red Poll classes.
30th May/1st June Suffolk Show Ipswich, Red Poll classes,
Inter-college showing competition, young handler classes
15th/16th/17th June 3 Counties Show National Red Poll Show,
Breed classes, young handling classes, hospitality and lots more!
27th/28th June Norfolk Show Red Poll classes, inter college challenges,
young handler classes.
This is not an exhausted list of events and more will be added.
If you have an event that you would like to add LET US KNOW!!
If you would like any help at any event or would like some help in learning about showing cattle please contact
David Hunt - email@example.com
Or the secretary Ray Bowler at - firstname.lastname@example.org. 01245 600032