Show Results

Otley Show 2024

The first Wensleydale show of the 2024 season judged by Mr Andrew Bainbridge. Congratulations to Anna and Julie Pennell on winning Champion and Reserve with their 1st and 2nd placed gimmer hoggs

Suffolk Show 2024

Wednesday 29th May saw the Wensleydale Breed classes held at Suffolk Show. Judged by Mr David Ford he found his Champion in the white yearling ram in full wool, bred and exhibited by Diana Bird and Duncan Parker. He also went on to take the trophy for the Best RBST breed

Royal Three Counties
Rare Breed Show 2023

This was the first year that dedicated classes have been held for Wensleydales at the Royal Three Counties Show, with facilities to show both MV & Non-MV accredited sheep. The classes were held on Sunday the 18th June and judged by Mr Mark Elliott, with Graham Steventon and Lynn Clouder taking Champion with their shearling ewe

Great Yorkshire
Show 2023

The Great Yorkshire Show was held on Tuesday the 11th – Friday the 14th of July this year, with a good turnout of Wensleydales including 2 new exhibitors. It was judged by Mr Ernie Sherwin, who found his breed Champion in Liam and Becky McPartland’s hogg in wool, with Mark Elliott’s aged ram taking Reserve Champion

Ryedale Show 2023

On Tuesday the 25th July, Mark Elliott took breed Champion at Ryedale Show with his shearling ram and Reserve Champion with his ewe lamb. It was the first judging appointment as an affiliated judge for longstanding breeder Mr Nick Oliver and a beautiful day for it

Ripley Show 2023

This year Ripley show was held on Sunday the 13th of August with judge Mr Roger Field finding his breed Champion in Ernie Sherwin’s aged ram, whilst Mark Elliott’s ewe lamb took the Reserve Champion spot

Wensleydale Show 2023

Saturday the 26th August saw the Wensleydale Show with a good turnout of exhibitors. Judge Mrs June Ford found her Champion in Ernie Sherwin’s shearling ram, with his shearling ewe taking Reserve Champion for the breed

Nidderdale Show 2023

A bit of a damp day at Nidderdale show did not stop the Wensleydale classes on Sunday the 24th September. The classes were judged by Mrs Mary Smith who made her judging debut, picking out Ernie Sherwin’s shearling ewe as Champion and his ram lamb as Reserve Champion

Masham Sheep Fair 2023

The final Wensleydale breed classes of the year were held on Saturday the 30th of September, judged by Mrs Susan Holdich. She found her Champion in Julie & Anna Pennells ewe lamb and the Reserve Champion was Mark Elliotts shearling ram

Other Breed Classes

Wensleydales are not solely shown in dedicated breed classes – many breeders show their Wensleydales in Rare Breed, Native Breed, Any Other Longwool and various other classes throughout the country. Below are results from those classes, some of which host the Wensleydale Longwool Sheep Breeders’ Association Rosette for the highest placed Wensleydale within the appropriate section

If you have been out and about with your Wensleydales, please send us your results so that we can share them!

South of England


Staffordshire County


Show 2024

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