COUNTRY STOREGet some shopping in at the North American Marketplace, located in the North Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. You’ll find the latest in western wear and livestock gear.
RODEOTop cowboys and cowgirls compete for more than $80,000 in prizes – and the title of Regional Champion of the Great Lakes Circuit Rodeo.
LIVESTOCKNAILE accepts entries for 10 major divisions of livestock: beef cattle, boer goats, dairy cattle, dairy goats, draft horses, llamas and alpacas, market swine, mules and donkeys, quarter horses and sheep.
HORSE SHOWSHorses display their athleticism and riders demonstrate their skill and execution in events such as halter, reining, cutting and team penning.
Meet The Judge
Ten Questions With Terry We had the opportunity to catch up with Terry Burks, judge of Breeding Sheep Showmanship and the open Border Lancaster show at the 2023 North American International Livestock Exposition. A Kentucky native and prestigious judge, Burks is no stranger to the green shavings and is highly knowledgeable about all aspects of […]
North American International Livestock Exposition Wraps Another Successful Year
The event celebrated 50 years of tradition and legacy The 50th anniversary North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) has just entered the history books. The milestone anniversary was marked with award presentations in the show ring, special recognitions for long-serving volunteers, commemorative merchandise, special exhibits and videos, and more. The show rings were busy at […]
Judging the Judges
College students from all over the country strive for success each year at the North American International Livestock Exposition Livestock Judging Contests. Each team is vying for the same goal: take home the bronze bull. Contestants examine and place 12 classes of livestock comprised of 4 animals of either sheep, goats, cattle, or swine, […]