Steve along with his wife Jackie live in Fergus where they own and operate Fraeland Farms. Fraeland Farms is a Master Breeder herd that milks approximately 90 Holsteins. Steve has had many achievements over the years including the honours of being Champion Showperson and Champion Calf at the Hays Classic, which is now known as the Canadian 4-H Dairy Classic Show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. Additionally, Steve has had a very successful judging career from officiating at over 20 4-H shows, multiple county shows, championship shows and Breeders Cups throughout Ontario. Furthermore, Steve has also had the opportunity to judge internationally at the Brown Swiss show at International Dairy Week in Australia and the Senior Showmanship class at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.