Rosewood saddles up for campdraft

Friday, 27 March 2015 by

IT WAS a case of autumn rains and leather reins as competitors and spectators at Rosewood delighted in a uniquely Australian test of horse and rider. To the uninitiated, the aim of campdrafting is to use a horse to cut a beast out a small mob in the camp and stop it from going back.

It’s that time of year again and the annual Up The Creek Campdraft is on this weekend March 27, 28 and 29 “The Campdraft is now better than ever in its fifth consecutive year running with nominations up from 700 last year to 850 this year” said publicity officer Martin Beckett. “We are proud to

TENTERFIELD’S successful foray into campdraft continued over March 14 and 15 with the annual Show Society event. Participants came from right around the region to take part in an event that has become a staple on the NSW campdraft calendar. “With over 700 runs for the weekend we were fortunate to have great weather and

Novice Michael Marshall – Mambo – 171 Nathan Wilson – Mytee In Lace – 168 Terry Hartman – Chevin Harley – 164 Kimberley Sammon – Dual n Playgirl – 164 Mark Gelhaar – Crossfire – 163 Terry Hartman – Countrywide Trixie – 161 Joshua Hurley – Technique – 161 Mark Buttsworth – Fevers Request –

Busy Time Coming Up For Campdrafters

Thursday, 26 March 2015 by

After a famine of campdrafts in recent years, South Burnett fans in 2015 are being treated to a feast … with the next two coming up this weekend at Nanango and Cooranga North. The Cooranga North Campdraft will be held at the Cooranga North Recreation Reserve, on Kingaroy-Jandowae Road on Saturday (March 28). There’ll be

Inglewood Show Camp Draft

Thursday, 19 March 2015 by

There were a record number of nominations for the Campdraft at this year’s Inglewood Show and the talent certainly didn’t disappoint. Local riders were up against riders from Warwick, Dalby and as far as St George. Organisers say they were extremely happy with the amount of positive feedback received from entrants and the high quality

Toogoolawah Campdraft 2015

Monday, 16 March 2015 by

TOOGOOLAWAH positively throbbed to the beat of campdraft action from March 6-8 with seasoned performers showing their class amid a jam-packed weekend of big events. Among the winners on Friday in the HLE Smith & Co Transport Maiden A draft under the watchful eye of local judge Lyle Facer, was an excited Kay Radke riding

Rosewood Campdraft 2015

Friday, 13 March 2015 by

Next Saturday, you can go down to Rosewood Showgrounds and watch some locals, as well as some riders from afar, come together to test their horses and themselves. Rosewood Campdraft Association secretary Stephanie Malmborg said campdrafting was “as unique to Australia as the lamington and Vegemite, as iconic as Ayers Rock and the Sydney Opera

Glencoe Campdraft 2015

Friday, 13 March 2015 by

The Glencoe Campdraft took over the local area last weekend, with top ranking competitors from across the state travelling to the annual event. “It went really well,” event secretary Helen Fenton said. “We always get a lot of competitors who follow the camp draft circuit. The level of competition was very high.” With the gymkhana

Toogoolawah Campdraft 2015

Thursday, 12 March 2015 by

MORE than 1000 competitors kicked up the dust for a massive three days of campdrafting in Toogoolawah last week. Held across Friday, Saturday and Sunday, competitors competed hard across a variety of categories. The bare back cut out, however, was a bit more of light-hearted fun on Saturday night with all riders wearing pink in

Karara Campdraft 2015

Thursday, 12 March 2015 by

LLOYD Hilton couldn’t be happier with the success of this year’s two-day campdraft at the Karara Recreation Grounds. The Karara Campdraft Association president said everything went like clockwork with the 502 nominations. “We had no injuries to riders, horses or livestock, many of the riders commented on how safe our grounds were,” he said. “Volunteers

To all ACA members and committees, The ACA held an open forum in Roma on the 13th of February to discuss the nomination process for campdrafts. Firstly I would like to thank the members and committees who attended the forum or sent in their thoughts to the nominations subcommittee. Much discussion was had and this

Rynne’s first campdraft win

Monday, 09 March 2015 by

LAST weekend marked a milestone for 18-year-old Sean Rynne, who was elated to experience his first campdraft win. The Miles competitor and his three-year-old gelding Lyric took home the EnVision Partners trophy in the encouragement draft at Chinchilla with 165 points, after a runoff with Condamine rider Timothy Dwyer on Robbie (160). While Sean competed

Karara Campdraft Q

Monday, 09 March 2015 by

EMU Vale campdrafter Ian Glasby will be one of the three judges at this weekend’s Karara Campdraft. Glasby is well known as a top campdrafting rider and is often approached to ride horses for other owners. He will be joined in the judge’s circle by John Diery from Warwick and Bony Mountain campdrafter Errol Cooper.

The 2015 Toogoolawah Campdraft will hit the Toogoolawah Showgrounds this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (March 6-8). Riders will compete in a range of categories, including junior/juvenile, maiden A campdraft, maiden B campdraft, novice, restricted opens, and open campdraft. It will be a huge three days of action, with 1111 competitors entering to compete for $20,000

The Wee Waa Show Society is giving back to the local community following two profitable fund raising events held in 2014. The Inaugural Artie Hall Memorial Campdraft was held last year in August and generated a profit of $10,000. It was the first two day campdraft to be held in Wee Waa for many years