Robertson Show gets underway for 2017: LIVE BLOG

Spuds on the run: The potato sack races are always a hit at Robertson Show as can be seen from this picture taken at the 2016 show. Photo: Mindy Hindmarsh

Spuds on the run: The potato sack races are always a hit at Robertson Show as can be seen from this picture taken at the 2016 show. Photo: Mindy Hindmarsh

There is no shortage of things to see and do at the Robertson Show.

Keep up to speed with all that is happening through our live blog. If you have pictures you would like to share please send them to jackie.meyers@fairfaxmedia.com.au

Bruce Knight is a voice that is synonymous with the Robertson Show.

He has been an announcer at the event for the past 17 years.

He started out calling the trot races, and he’s been behind the mike ever since.

►Children came from across the Highlands and further to enter their best friends into the Robertson Pet Show.

A highlight was Tarly the camel, who came from Nowra with Christina, 10.

► Owners of smaller horses also have the chance to shine at the Robertson Show.

Miniature pony and horse classes are featured alongside the larger classes, and are a hit with those who like something smaller to enjoy.

Australian miniature ponies state delegate Lindy Cosgrove said she became involved with the breed after an accident left her unable to ride.

► About 2500 exhibits are proudly displayed at the Robertson Show pavilion.

Covering 26 sections, exhibits include art, jam, vegetable creations, homemade goodies and school contributions.

Pavilion chief steward Margaret Whatman has been in the role for the past three years, but has exhibited for more than 10 years.

► Ready for fun on the dodgem cars

► These youngsters are right at home at the show.

►Check out all the fun of the 134th annual Robertson Show captured in pictures and video.

► Nick Padol may have one of the best jobs at the show judging cheeses.

► Home made tasty treats are always a popular attraction at the show.

► Sacks were raced and potatoes balanced at a unique Robertson Show event.

The Spud Olympics were held March 10, and school children enthusiastically threw themselves into the sport.

► Make sure you take the opportunity to take a sideward glance at these fun activities. A slight technical glitch has resulted in a side ways upload but it is still clear there is a lot of fun to be had at Robertson Show.

► Bling up your boots:

Pull out your bedazzler, crazy glue and old craft supplies for a unique Fashion on the Field event.

The inaugural Rockabellas Gumboot Fashion in the Field competition will be held at the Robertson Show, and organiser Ellie Di Bella wants to see your best creation.

► A weekend of country fun:

Pull on your gumboots and experience times gone past at the Robertson Show.

The 134th show will be overflowing with quirky events unique to this weekend country event.

Robertson Show office manager Rosemary Turner said it was the greatest country show because organisers strove to maintain a true country flavour.

► Check out our selection of snaps from past Robertson Shows in Throwback Thursday.

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