Market Steers on the Hill

Here are some of the cool shots we took during the champion market steer selection at the National Western.
Shilo Schaake was all smiles as he received his the Nick Reimann Memorial Traveling Trophy from Krystin Reimann.

6253Austin Vieselmeyer in the show ring.

6198Dalton Line eyeing the judge.

shakeShilo Schaake giving his dad Scott a huge high five after the show.

markJudge Mark Hoge giving reason during the final drive.

schaakefamilyThe Schaake family embracing the moment.

reserveIt was a reserve champion hand-shake for Triniti Scott.

NWSS Market Steers Behind the Scenes

What a tremendous steer show at the 2015 National Western Stock Show. We wanted to share these shots we took behind the scenes before the steers hit the green carpet.
Congratulations to Shilo Schaake on having grand champion market steer, seen here fitting with his dad, Scott.

Shane Geist using Sullivan’s Powder’Ful to fit a tail head.

Kiera Bremer helping fit on her favorite steer.

Kevin Bremer fitting in the stalls.

The Maronde sisters hard at work in the chute.

Fitting cattle is a family affair for the Reitzensteins

Seth Tucker looking on as his steer got fit.

Austin Line fitting on his brothers steer for the grand drive.

Travis Shanks using Sullivan’s Brown Touch-Up to fit his son Daltons steer.

res_steerCongratulations to the Scott family on having the reserve grand champion steer.

Macey Goretska fitting her class winning steer.

Travis Otterstad looking on as Shilo Schaake fit the tail head on his champion market steer.

NWSS – Junior Market Steer Champions

Grand Champion Junior Market Steer
1369 lbs
Sire: Monopoly
Dam: Crimson Red
Raised By: Dan Snedden of Ogden, Iowa
Sold by: Bonham, Dave Guyer, Matt Lautner Cattle
Congratulations to Shilo Schaake of Westmoreland, Kansas

Reserve Grand Champion Junior Market Steer
1360 lbs
Sire: Believe In Me
Dam: Phenom
Raised by: Mark Weber
Sold by: Wade Rodgers
Congratulations to Triniti Scott of Burlington, CO

The Pulse Intern – Andrea Paulson

You have probably seen her in and around the show ring at the National Western with a camera around her neck. We are very excited to be working with Andrea Paulson as our extended intern. Andrea is from South Dakota and a student at South Dakota State University majoring in Ag. Comm. and Animal Science. Andrea will be joining us on the show road for the next 8 months. If you see her out stop and say hi!!


NWSS – Crossbred Steers – Class 10

Class 10 – Winner
Sire: Creature
Dam: Maine Cow
Raised & Sold by: Goddard
Congratulations to Austin Vieselmeyer of Amherst, CO

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Class 10 – Second
Sire: Smiling Bob
Raised and Sold by: Wade Rodgers
Congratulations to Tyler Camblin of Holyoke, CO

NWSS – Crossbred Steers – Class 9

Class 9 Winner
1403 lbs
Sire: Man Among Boys
Dam: Lifeline X Char
Raised & Sold by: Kevin Bremer
Congratulations to Allee Moronde of York, NE

Class 9 Reserve
1430 lbs
Sire: Monopoly
Dam: Angus X Full Throttle
Raised by: Lucky Strike
Sold by:Tony Jeffs and Lucky Strike
Congratulations to Colton Shaw of Canyon, TX