Two big campdrafts were held in the South Burnett at the weekend, with both drawing strong nominations despite the clash of dates.
Members of the Kumbia Pony Club enjoyed an opportunity at the weekend to experience a bit of the American “wild west” as well as improve their horsemanship skills.
Tenders closed this week for construction of Gympie Regional Council’s proposed $2 million equestrian centre at Kilkivan.
Goodger campdrafter Mark Buttsworth has pocketed the $25,000 first prize at the inaugural Campdraft Super Series, held at the Warwick Showgrounds on the weekend.
A woman aged in her 40s has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition after a fall from a horse while competing at the Manumbar Campdraft on Saturday.
The Kumbia and District Charity Campdraft Association are preparing for a big Easter weekend … and campdrafting fans are unlikely to be disappointed with their efforts.
Fortunately Cyclone Debbie doesn’t appear to have damaged much local infrastructure, but she has definitely tossed a spanner into local sports competitions.
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.
Last weekend’s Cooyar Campdraft had to start half a day early because of the high number of nominations for the popular two-day event.
KAP members Rob Katter and Shane Knuth have defended their decision to side with the State Government this week and reject proposals to grant Community Liquor Permit exemptions for campdrafts.
Member for Nanango Deb Frecklington has blamed Katter’s Australian Party for refusing to make life easier for campdraft organisers.
The Cooyar Campdraft – part of the South Burnett & Cherbourg On Show long weekend – drew so many nominations that this year’s two-day event had to be extended an extra half day to fit everyone in.
Large numbers of entries are expected for this weekend’s Cooyar Campdraft, which will be held at Cooyar’s campdrafting grounds just west of the town on Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4.
This year’s Manumbar Campdraft had an unusual extra feature: an Anzac Day Dawn Service.
This year’s Golden Spurs Campdraft at Proston set a new record for the 53 year old event.
The two-week postponement of this year’s Kumbia Charity Campdraft appeared to have little impact on competitor numbers when the event was finally run at the Kumbia Showgrounds last weekend.
The Kumbia Charity Campdraft – which was cancelled on the Easter weekend due to the forecast rain – has been rescheduled.
Campdrafters were in action at Cooranga North and Nanango at the weekend, enjoying the perfect weather
After a famine of campdrafts in recent years, South Burnett fans will soon be treated to a feast
Results from the Burrandowan Campdraft – which even the threat of Tropical Cyclone Marcia couldn’t stop – on February 20-22