The six students from the Molong Central School show team have returned from The Sydney Royal Easter show dressed in success.
The group took home a hoard of ribbons, including champion school animal for Gracie the doe, after four days of competition in a range of events.
Teacher Sally Pokoney said the students have been preparing their Angora goat wethers and two stud animals since October.
"Preparation for the show involves grooming the animal's fleeces to be free of vegetable matter and dead hair as well as training them to walk on lead/halter and by fleece," she said.
"Students are assigned a goat and are in charge of its preparation for the show."
Molong Central School student Alex Miller was awarded the champion ribbon for his animal placement and presentation and has now qualified for the national competition, which will be held at the Royal Adelaide show later in the year.
The students were also presented first-place ribbons for the school wether herdsman competition and school wether project, which were presented by the president of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, Robert Ryan OAM.
Mrs Pokoney said the students and staff had a fabulous time at the show both in the competitions and out and about on the showgrounds.
"It is a fantastic opportunity for the country students to interact with city people and to showcase their hard work," she said.
The Molong Central School show team has already started preparing for next year and will be busy breeding more stud animals in the coming months.
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