show ring


Definition of show ring

: a ring (as at a cattle show) where animals are displayed

Examples of show ring in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Abbey will stay in Louisville with a dog sitter while Gregory spends a long day in the show ring. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 10 Jan. 2022 Mary Carillo reports from backstage and inside the show ring. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 25 Nov. 2021 Whether training a sled dog team made up of a dozen animals or a standard poodle for the show ring, the methods vary considerably from trainer to trainer. John Schandelmeier, Anchorage Daily News, 6 Nov. 2021 Instead of the show ring, Krona walked her animals around her yard and sent photos and video to the judges for review. Star Tribune, 13 Mar. 2021 Crafts have been created, special recipes tasted and animals raised, trained and prepared for the show ring. Tracy Trobridge,, 6 Aug. 2020 Livestock exhibitions will be limited to 10 exhibitors in the show ring at one time. Laura Johnston, cleveland, 28 May 2020 There will be hundreds of alpacas from all over the country competing for prizes in the show ring. Joey Morona, cleveland, 2 Nov. 2019 Her professional career with horses in the U.S. includes traveling the country managing various professional horse barns, competing in show rings, as well as training and breeding horses. Matt Villano,, 22 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of show ring

1839, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jan 2022

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“Show ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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