Rathdowney Memorial Campdraft secretary Liz Richards is gearing up for a big weekend at the annual campdraft, which breaks from 1pm on Friday. RATHDOWNEY is gearing up for the annual Memorial Campdraft this weekend, with the action kicking off this Friday at noon at the Rathdowney Memorial Grounds. The historic event, now in its 63rd

Tough conditions in the campdraft at Wauchope Show, on the New South Wales mid north coast this year, resulted in only one rider receiving a score. Local competitor Lauren Arentsen’s winning ride of 78 points was on her mare Diamondtina. “It was very, very exciting,” she said. “My mare worked really hard and I was

Riders take on Woolbrook stampede.

Monday, 13 April 2015 by

On Easter Sunday the Village of Woolbrook came alive with the annual Stampede at the Sportsground. There were record entries in the campdrafting and sporting events and the weather was picture perfect. The day started with the maiden campdraft, which saw local cowboy Carl Green, riding Ruby, take out the event. Next was the novice

Elite riders preparing for Cloncurry

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 by

Jon Templeton (pictured) from Kingaroy, said the Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge is a highlight on any challenge competitor’s calendar and is still elated from the 2014 win. AUSTRALIA’S elite challenge and campdraft champions will converge on Queensland’s outback town of Cloncurry from July 8-12 this year for the legendary Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge and Campdraft. Considered one

Dwan family restocking cattle at sale

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 by

A NEED to restock cattle to train their campdraft horses was what brought the Dwan family to Warwick’s weekly cattle sale. Geraldine and Terry, along with their 19-year-old daughter Monique, were all getting in on the buying action at last Tuesday’s sale. The family owns and runs Supafloats and can often be spotted at the

SUE Harrison will ride in memory of her sister when the Kate McGahn Memorial Restricted Open Draft makes a return on Saturday afternoon at the Beaudesert Show Society Campdraft. The campdraft will start at 2.30pm Friday and continue from 6.30am Saturday and 7am Sunday at the Beaudesert Showgrounds on Albert St, Beaudesert. Events will include