The Ohio River Valley Texas Longhorn Association held their fifth annual International Texas Longhorn Association (ITLA) Championship qualifying show at Waynesville, Ohio, June 21. Winners from the Ohio show will be eligible to compete in the International Championship show at Louisville, Kentucky in October. ITLA shows are held all over the nation. Showing of Texas Longhorns is becoming extremely popular in Texas and especially the Great North East area.
Unbounded Symbol, a 1998 daughter of Unlimited won the #14 Cow Calf Pair Class, Champion Jr. Cow and All Age Champion Cow. Unbounded Symbol was exhibited by Dickinson Cattle Co. LLC (DCCI) of Barnesville, Ohio for client, Karen Katz of Conifer, Colorado. Unbounded Symbol has near record horn length, very feminine conformation and a popular Longhorn color. She is believed to be a serious competitor for the International Championship Award.
The judge was Lizz Huntzberry of Smithsburg, Md., an ITLA Certified Longhorn judge. There were 117 entries exhibited from Wisconsin, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Ohio.
DCCI was a major award winner with "Field of Pearls" owned by Joel Dickinson. She won Class #1200 and Grand Champion Sr. Heifer. Sadie Sam owned by Joel Dickinson was winner of Class #1600 and also Grand Champion Sr. Cow.
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Caption: "Unbounded Symbol" a 5 year old Texas Longhorn, was judged All Age Grand Champion of the Fifth Annual Ohio River Valley Texas Longhorn Association Show at Waynesville, Ohio.
She is now qualified for the International Championship Show in Louisville, Ky. The champion was exhibited by Dickinson Cattle Co. LLC, of Barnesville, Ohio.