We caught up with Ms. Elena Santiago, who recently showed the Grand Champion Wether Doe at the National Western Stock Show! Learn a little bit more about Elena below!
Hometown: Frederick, OK (Frederick High School)
How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
I have shown for the past six years. I show wether goats and commercial/ registered does.
What’s one piece of advice you’d like to give to other showmen?
Set goal, work hard, and believe in yourself. Also, always be willing to Learn.
When I Grow Up I Want To….:
Be involved in the agricultural industry by designing media for businesses and travel promoting agricultural products.
One Thing You Might Not Know About Me Is:
That I never eat before a show but afterwards I splurge.
My Biggest Stock Show Oops Moment Is:
I pray not to have one and I try to always be prepared to handle a situation.
Favorite Livestock Show:
My favorite Livestock Show has been the Arizona National Livestock Show because it’s very laid back.
Favorite Sports Team:
Current Favorite Song:
Die for Me – Post Malone
Least Favorite Barn Chore:
My least favorite barn chore is cleaning the pens.
THIS OR THAT
Barn Music – Loud As It Gets or Peace & Quiet?
Loud As It Gets!
Superstitions – Yes, of course! or Nope!
Yes, Of Course!
Pre-Show Jitters – Heck yes! or Calm As Can Be?
Favorite Pictures – Backdrops or Candid Ringshots?