Thirteen-year-old Kira-Lee Thomas is celebrating her success at the ABCRA National Finals in Tamworth recently. Kira-Lee competed in three rounds over two days and was the highest point-scorer at the campdraft meeting, which saw her placed first in the aggregate section. She competed against 25 other riders who were selected nationally from their point scores over

Cattle donors backbone of campdrafting

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 by

It’s true what they say, without generous cattle donors Campdrafting could simply not survive. Cattle donors are selfless people, businesses, companies and families that donate the use of their cattle during a weekend of Campdrafting. These do it for the love of the sport, for the spirit of their local community and to support a charity.

Landmark Classic Campdraft and Sale.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 by

AUSTRALIA’S top campdrafters and performance horses hit the course at Tamworth last week for one of the most prestigious events on the sport’s calendar, the annual Landmark Classic Campdraft and Sale. About 600 competitors had more than 1600 runs over five days of campdrafting. The main event, the Landmark Classic incentive campdraft, which includes a $40,000 for

Green with envy for Bendy

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 by

Walcha ace Carl Green is no stranger to the Bendemeer Campdraft. But for the first time in more than a decade competing at the event, Green’s schedule is a little bit lighter. Event organisers elected to split the Campdraft and the Rodeo, meaning Green will not have to get on a bull until next month.

Kabra young gun takes top title

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 by
Matt Moffat

HIS bond with horses was forged at quite a young age and his love for them has only grown stronger as the years have gone on. So it is no surprise 19-year-old Matt Moffat took home the Charlie Maher Memorial Young Guns Campdraft win last week down in Tamworth. Matt first started competing as a

Bendemeer Campdraft

Tuesday, 21 February 2017 by

Walcha’s Carl Green stole the show during the Bendemeer Campdraft at the weekend. Consistency was the key ingredient behind Green’s Open Division triumph, while he also took out the Stockman’s Challenge on Saturday night. More than 1000 runs were staged across the two days of brilliant competition, with the event’s publicity officer Adam Newman declaring the weekend

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Campdrafters Rate Bison Better

Friday, 03 February 2017 by

South Burnett campdrafters and equestrians have found a better way to train their horses, thanks to an enterprising Kingaroy couple who’ve built up a herd of 40 North American bison on their property over the past three years. Campdrafters Nick Stark and Nick Stark run Starelle Stockhorses at Weens Road, northwest of Kingaroy. They decided

Armidale Campdraft

Thursday, 02 February 2017 by

Dirt, dust and mud flew through the air as the best competitors from around the region and over the border sped around the annual Armidale Campdraft course. Riders of all ages packed out Armidale Showground for the three-day event with close to 1400 runs conducted throughout the course of the weekend. It was a very

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Bunnaloo and Moulamein were the big winners in Murray River Council’s Australia Day awards for community events. Each with a distinct rural flavour, the Moulamein Community Burrumbuttock Hay Run and Bunnaloo Camp Daft Club Inc were standouts in 2016. Local supporters of the hay run were recognised for their immeasurable contribution to the Ilfracombe community

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