Thursday, January 26, 2017

2017 Maryland Shearing School

The 2017 Maryland Shearing School will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15 at Ridgely Thompson's farm in Westminster, Maryland.

The shearing school is open to anyone who wants to learn to shear sheep. The minimum age is 16. The $100 fee includes instruction, ASI sheep shearing manual, DVD, and wall chart. The registration deadline is April 1. Registration should be mailed to Aaron Geiman, 429 Hook Road, Westminster, MD  21157. Checks should be made payable to the Maryland Sheep Breeders Association.

The New Zealand method of sheep shearing will be taught. Instructors will be Aaron Geiman and Emily Chamelin-Hickman.

Download information and registration form.

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