The Battle on the Bidgee committee have a number of events scheduled for the winter months.
Welcome to the Battle on the Bidgee.
In 2014, Battle on the Bidgee will be running a stripplings challenge for ages 9 - 14 years. Check out the 'competitors information' page for more details.
We are pleased to announce that the Double Dan Horsemanship will be at the 2014 Battle on the Bidgee. Double Dan Hosemanship amazes crowds everywhere with their amazing liberty horses. For more information visit their website at www.doubledanhorsemanship.com.au
The committee invites you to be part of the inaugral 'Battle on the Bidgee Stockman's Chalenge'.
The first two days of the challenge consist of the challenge preliminary events; Stock Handling, Packhorse, Whip Crack, Bareback Obstacle, Horseshoeing, Dry Working Pattern and Cross Country.
On day three of the challenge, the top 10 open competitors will compete in a brumby catch and poley buckjump. The top 3 lady competitors will also compete in a brumby catch and time trial event, while the top 5 juniors will battle it out in a time trial and steer ride.
There will also be a quick shear competition, entertainment from The Double Dan Horsemanship and local band, rough rider events with the best local cowboys and cowgirls testing their skills against some of the toughest stock in the country, an invitational barrel race, a camp over cook off where the title of 'My Camp Over Rules' will be up for grabs, and an open campdraft, showcasing some of the areas top campdrafters.
Kids will not be forgotten with a kid's gymkhana on Saturday for fun on their horses, providing a fun environment to learn from one of the most colourful local characters in Neville Clarke and his team of supporters.