For young and old
THE jumping castle is not what you would expect Miss Showgirl Taylor Laney to be most looking forward to at this year’s Monto Show.
But because the new aunt might have more than one child in tow, she will be looking for some excitement for them, as she carries out her Miss Showgirl duties tomorrow.
“I can’t wait to see my 11-month-old nephew Hunter go on the jumping castle,” Ms Laney said. “He will be so excited. “I also have a little three-month-old brother Ronan, and I think the two of them will really like feeding the cute animals at the petting zoo.”
This glamorous 18-year-old is a newcomer to the country show scene.
Although she went to pre-school in Monto, Ms Laney attended Rockhampton Girls Grammar for most of high school and only moved back to Monto in 2013.
“Last year was my first Monto Show in a very long time,” she said.
“Seeing the cowboys at the rodeo was one of my favourite parts.”
Although Ms Laney has lived “all over” regional Queensland, she doesn’t describe herself a country girl.
She wants to be a beauty therapist and own a beauty salon.
“I would like to be on top, to be able to call the shots,” Ms Laney said.
The role as Monto Miss Showgirl will give her the excited about anything in my life.”
But Taylor’s mum, Kirsten Laney, has always been supportive of the young trendsetter.
“I won Fashions on the Field at the Monto races this year, and Mum helped me with all my accessories,” Ms Laney said. opportunity to develop leadership skills.
She has recently taken one of the most difficult steps on the path towards independence.
“I have got a house and I’m moving out on my own this weekend,” Ms Laney said.
“I’ve never been so
AGE NO BARRIER: Taylor Laney is excited to see Hunter enjoy his first show.