Weddin Mountain performance horse club event

Weddin Shire Deputy Mayor Paul Best and Hunter Jones CEO of RSNCA opening the event. Photo WMPHC.

Weddin Shire Deputy Mayor Paul Best and Hunter Jones CEO of RSNCA opening the event. Photo WMPHC.

Weddin Shire Deputy Mayor Clr Paul Best officially opened the Weddin Mountain Performance Horse Club’s Ranch Sorting Event at the Grenfell Racecourse last Saturday November 4.

A large number of competitors participated in the National event.

A large number of competitors participated in the National event.

The event was a part of the ABCRA Ranch Sorting Australian Championships finals which took place in Grenfell last Saturday and Sunday, November 4 and 5.

Deputy Mayor Clr Paul Best thanked all the contestants for their contribution to the town and wished them all the best for the weekend.

Competitors travelled from all corners of the state including Tamworth, Nowra, Sydney and Dubbo all hoping to achieve their points tally to qualify to  represent Australia in The United States in 2018.

The committee of the Weddin Mountain Performance Horse club would like to thank their local sponsors and volunteers without whom the event would not be possible.

Dooley Jones made a fantastic effort to cart water for the cattle and spraying of the arenas all weekend with two big tankers available for use.

Thank you all so much.

Terry and Deidre Carroll who helped arrange the area with coloured lights for our evening presentations, and gave a helping hand whenever they could.

To Mark and Tracy who travelled down from Queensland, Mark and Brian Hughes who were working with the cattle from Friday on wards, and Tracy our photographer.

To all of the wonderful volunteers, a huge thank you from the WMPHC committee members.

Including sponsors:

Hancock Haulage & Harvesting, Grenfell Commodities, The Railway Hotel, CJ Anderson, Weddin Shire Council, Lachlan Fertilisers, Associated Dairies Grenfell, Warraween Pastoral, Best Automotive, Brundanella Merino Stud, Chris’s Bakery, Grenfell Meats, Mawhoods IGA, Jan Parletts Country Experience, Burton Oil & Water, Sydney Racing Dentistry, Lake Hawdon Proprietors Pty Ltd, KMWL Forbes, Hilltops Driver Training Young, Interpoint Drafting Pty Ltd and M.B.R Clothing Forbes.

And lastly a big thank you to The Grenfell Record for their great coverage of the event.

Thank you from the WMPHC, Hazel Pertovt – Treasurer/Show Secretary

Ranch Sorting

Ranch Sorting