Allen Newcomb Show Lambs & Treadmills

Reese Turman

Ethan Davies

We caught up with Reese Turman, the exhibitor the Grand Champion Market Goat at the 2022 California State Fair! Learn a little more about Reese below!

Age: 17

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA

School: Garces Memorial High School

Future Plans:
I plan to attend a 4 year university and major in Ag business and minor in food safety and quality

How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
I have been showing for 10 years and I also show market lambs.

Other hobbies besides showing livestock?
I like to spend time with family and friends aswell as watch my brother hit nukes on the baseball field.

Best stock show memory:
Winning the golden bear at state fair so I could retire from showing showmanship.

Tell us about your recent champion.
My champion at the California State Fair was from Fledderjohann Show Goats placed by Cooper Bounds. Fun fact about him is that we both stick our tounges out in the show ring.

What is one word that describes the feelings you had stepping foot into the Grand Drive?
Bitter sweet because it was my last time showing at the California State Fair.

Favorite Livestock Show:
California State Fair and Denver

Washing or Clipping

Halter Breaking or Training to Brace
Training to Brace

Banners or Buckles

Cleaning Pens or Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets
Changing/Cleaning Water Buckets

Ethan Davies

Reese Turman exhibited the Champion Market Goat at the 2021 California Youth Expo. Get to know Reese a little more from our interview with her!

Age: 16

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA

School Attending: Garces Memorial High School

How many years have you been showing? Do you show any other species?
I have been showing 7 years and I also show sheep aswell.

What’s one piece of advice you’d like to give to other showmen?
Define your own success and chase it!!

When I Grow Up I Want To….:
When I grow up I want to attend Texas Tech and become a pharmaceutical rep for livestock.

My biggest stock show oops moment:
We were pulling legs on a goat and the tail adhesive came out blue and we were in a time crunch so I had to show the goat with one blue leg…thankfully it wasnt show side.

One Thing You Might Not Know About Me Is:
Driving across the country looking for goats is my favorite part of the whole show year!

Least Favorite Barn Chore:
My least favorite barn chore is hands down cleaning out pens.

Favorite Livestock Show:
Its a toss up between Arizona, Denver, Western Bonanza, and The revival.

Current Favorite Song:
Tequillalittle time

Favorite Sports Team:
The dodgers

Barn Music – Loud As It Gets or Peace & Quiet?
Peace & Quiet

Superstitions – Yes, of course! or Nope!
Yes, Of Course!

Pre-Show Jitters – Heck yes! or Calm As Can Be?
No Way, Calm As Can Be

Favorite Pictures – Backdrops or Candid Ringshots?
Candid Ringshots