Young shepherd is champion

Champion Young Shepherd Emily Hinton
Champion Young Shepherd Emily Hinton

Young shepherd Emily Hinton, aged nine, from Wappenham, is the proud winner of a trophy from the Blakesley Show, held at Blakesley Heath Farm, Maidford, last Saturday.

Emily, who attends Silverstone Junior School, won the Under 10 Years Young Shepherd class with her eight-year-old north country mule ewe.

She then went into the championship against the older section winner and was awarded champion overall .

Top off a wonderful day, she joined the grand parade in the main arena with all the champion cattle and horses.

Run by the Blakesley & District Agricultural Society, which has been in existence for well over 100 years, the Blakesley Show is held on the first Saturday in August.