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It Starts At The Heart

It Starts At The Heart

We asked a long time friend, Kass Newell to be a Guest Blogger.  Our Founder, Steven McEowen has known Kass for many years; he has watched her excel in the Show Ring, find success in college, be an All American Livestock Judging competitor on a National Championship Team and then rise to Executive Vice President of the OYE (Oklahoma Youth Expo).

Steven asked her to write a Blog to share her experience as the OYE progressed, and ultimately was cancelled in March 2020.  There is no doubt that this cancellation was tough on all of the competitors.  But...


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Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

Life Is Like A Box Of Chocolates

We have invited a few Industry friends to be Guest Bloggers so we can provide new and unique perspectives through our Blogs.

This Blog is written by Blake Kennedy of Kennedy Ventures in Oklahoma.  We have worked with Blake throughout his show career, and we continue to work with him professionally to this day.  Blake was named the 2019 American Star Agribusiness winner by the National FFA.  We want to thank Blake for his contribution!

 

July 6th 1994 will go down as one of the greatest days in film history. I’m sure that if you ask Tom Hanks he...


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What People Are Made Of

What People Are Made Of

March 11th was the tipping point when our Stock Show world started to tilt on its axis; Houston Stock Show & Rodeo cancelled.  Soon, too, Rodeo Austin.  Days later, Oklahoma Youth Expo.  Many county shows across our land followed suit.  Yet there wasn’t a single show that wanted to shut down; they were all forced to.  I heard people mention that “it isn’t fair”.

Let’s discuss fairness.  Was it fair that shows were cancelled, and you couldn’t show?  It was actually unfortunate.  Is it fair that you were born in a country that you can show animals?  Consider it a...