THE Dalgety Show Society Team Penning and Show Shear event is on again in October at the Dalgety Showground, and organisers are very keen for Bombala competitors to take part.
This year the event will run for two days on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.
Saturday will see the team penning, team sorting and the show shear competitions, and on Sunday a family fun horse events day will be held.
On Saturday the team penning competition will be held in the morning with the team sorting to be held in the afternoon.
Start time to be 8.30am with a short demonstration of how to do team penning.
Team penning entry fee is - Open, $50 per person (which includes the $5 cattle levy); Junior, $20 per person (which includes the $5 cattle levy).
The team sorting entry fee is - Open and Junior, $25 per person.
Entries for these events opens on Thursday, August 23, 2012 and closes at 5pm on Saturday, September 22, 2012.
Competitors are urged to contact Clare on 6456 5358 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday as well, the Show Shear event will be held at the Dalgety Showground sheep pavilion, and this is where our Bombala competitors often shine.
Classes in this event are Novice, Intermediate, Senior and Open.
Phone Shelley on 6456 5115 or email email@example.com for information and entry forms.
Following the fun on Saturday, a brand new event will be held on Sunday at the Dalgety Showground.
Called the Snowy River Sunday Saddle Up this will be a family fun day for anyone who can ride a horse.
On the day you will be able to compete in the Cloverleaf Barrel Race and take part in the Stockman’s Time Trial.
As well there will be novelty riding events for the kids and the parents.
Entries for the Snowy River Sunday Saddle Up will be taken on the day.
Entry for spectators to the showground is free on both days and the bar and a barbecue will be operating over the weekend.
For the younger kids who do not ride there will be a free jumping castle to keep them entertained.
If you love horses and riding then don’t miss this great weekend at the Dalgety Showground on October 6 and 7.