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March 2, 2020
Scone Wins World Polo League’s Founders Cup!!

TODAY in Florida, the Scone polo team added the World Polo League’s Founders Cup to their collection, set to sit alongside the Queen’s Cup, which they shocked everyone by winning last year and prompting comparisons to the Jamaican bobsled team. They may have been able to pass off the Queen’s Cup as a fluke, but […]

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October 24, 2019
At Home with the Queen’s Cup

SCONE was fortunate enough to be selected for the Melbourne Cup Tour and can now boast it is the home to the Queen’s Cup. True to form, with understated success, David Paradice carried it into his parent’s home in Scone, in a plastic bag (a nice one) thrown over his shoulder. David’s dad, John “Doc” […]

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September 2, 2019
Appeal By Zoetis Dismissed

ON Friday, a full bench of the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an appeal by Zoetis, the makers of the Hendra vaccine, to seek orders for security for costs from the lead applicant Rachael Abbott and group members in the Hendra class action. The judges did not allow the appeal and further ordered Zoetis to […]

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August 30, 2019
Wingen Campdraft Bucks the Trend

By Mel Atfield ALL roads led to the little village of Wingen last weekend, it has been several years since the Hunter Valley has seen a campdraft due to such terrible times with this horrendous drought and Wingen has not held a campdraft for several, but I believe we made up for some lost time. […]

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August 22, 2019
Gentle Giants Going to Wingen Campdraft

BISON will be the headline act at the Wingen Campdraft this weekend. Melissa Atfield, secretary of the Wingen Campdraft said they are fully booked with competitors and now hoped the bison would draw a crowd to create a fun community event. “It’s a little draft to try and lift the spirits of some people that […]

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August 22, 2019
New Lead for Australian Stock Horse

LORNA Fanning was elected to take the lead for the Australian Stock Horse Society at this week’s board meeting. Lorna, who reigns from Warwick in Queensland, has been involved with the breed since the mid 70’s, a member of the Society for more than 20 years and was volunteer of the year in 2011. “Hopefully […]

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August 21, 2019
Rouchel Bushman’s Carnival Back on the Map

THE Rouchel Bushman’s Carnival was back in the saddle on the weekend, following a two year hiatus due to weather, with more than 150 competitors making their way to the iconic campdraft. Andrew Chapman from Nundle took top prize, with his 16 year old daughter Charlotte winning the juvenile division. Andrew said campdraft was a […]

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August 1, 2019
Why We Celebrate The Horses’ Birthday Today

BILL Howey, renowned retired horse veterinarian and local historian was at Godolphin this morning to celebrate the Lexus Melbourne Cup coming town and the horses’ birthday. Bill explains why the horses’ birthday is celebrated on August 1…watch video:

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July 24, 2019
Celebrate Lonhro’s 21st and the Cup

EVERYONE is invited to visit Godolphin to celebrate the horse’s birthday, Lonhro’s 21st birthday and the arrival of the Lexus Melbourne Cup 2019. Barley Ward-Thomas, stud manager of Godolphin said the staff were excited to welcome the community to celebrate at their farm. “It’s a tremendous occasion and a great honour for us to be […]

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July 23, 2019
National Vaulters Heading to Scone

SCONE has been announced as the venue for this year’s National Championships for Equestrian Vaulting Australia, to be held from Friday, September 27 until Wednesday, October 2. Robyn Boyle, coach of the Scone Equestrian Vaulting Team said it was a great opportunity for Scone and this weekend they had the chance to test out the […]

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