show ring


Definition of show ring

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Crafts have been created, special recipes tasted and animals raised, trained and prepared for the show ring. Tracy Trobridge,, "Livestock auction will go on even without the Howard County Fair this year | Glenwood/Glenleg/Dayton," 6 Aug. 2020 Livestock exhibitions will be limited to 10 exhibitors in the show ring at one time. Laura Johnston, cleveland, "Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says counties can host junior fairs this summer amid coronavirus," 28 May 2020 There will be hundreds of alpacas from all over the country competing for prizes in the show ring. Joey Morona, cleveland, "Día de Muertos and 10 more things to do in Cleveland this weekend," 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,, "Sonoma Valley Trail Rides teams up horses and wineries," 22 Oct. 2019 Precautions to help avoid swine flu include refraining from eating or drinking in livestock barns or show rings. USA TODAY, "Penal farm to produce farm, music under the sea: News from around our 50 states," 16 July 2019 The trailer shows Ring-Con movements being used for everything from paddleboarding to flapping a a wing suit. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Nintendo’s weird exercise ring is used to control a Switch RPG," 12 Sep. 2019 Internal company emails also show Ring providing suggested talking points for police officers to help them persuade homeowners to buy its products, and to allow their recordings to be shared. The Economist, "The Internet of Things will bring the internet’s business model into the rest of the world," 12 Sep. 2019 To do so, Deusser allows his horses to break away from competing and takes them to environments different to the show ring. CNN, "'Always want to learn:' Daniel Deusser on the secrets of his success," 10 July 2019

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First Known Use of show ring

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Show ring.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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