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Southern Forests Campdraft brings draws more than 170 participating for a weekend of competition

Daniel HockingManjimup-Bridgetown Times
Treo Stockhorses Highest Scoring Lady Rider Ruve Tyler and Tecoma Rhiana.
Camera IconTreo Stockhorses Highest Scoring Lady Rider Ruve Tyler and Tecoma Rhiana. Credit: Anne Lasini

The Warren Equestrian Centre hosted the 7th Annual Southern Forest Campdraft over the weekend, with more than 170 competitors in the campdraft and open categories.

Friday started with Barn Hill Station Stay Novice Campdraft, with many great runs from the competitors, with Frank Angel riding Chilli taking the win, and the Top Cut Out run off winner being Darci Nancarrow on El Zara Chisholm.

Chris Towne and Townes Serene.
Camera IconChris Towne and Townes Serene. Credit: Anne Lasini

Saturday kicked off with the Nutrien Ag Solutions Manjimup Open Campdraft, with fierce competition and neck-to-neck runs, which had rider Bonnie Reimers and her horse Deadwood Duchess ruled as the winner, and Brandon Holland riding Rosebrook Kinetic being the winner of Top Cut Out.

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The Saturday program continued with the Sam Caporn Junior Draft won by Mitch Holland on Rosebrook Kinetic. Top Cut Out went to Dustin Dellagostino on Indys Oak, followed by the Beasley River Contracting Juvenile Draft, which Annabelle Towne on Roy Catolena won, with Top Cut Out being won by Georgia Holland on Rosebrook Kinetic.

The final event on Saturday was the Elders Manjimup Open Horse event, which was fiercely participated by the competitors interested, with Donald Percy being named the winner of the shootout riding Collins Linzara, with an incredible score of 92 and also nabbing the Top Cut Out.

Nutrien Ag Solutions Manjimup Open Campdraft winner Bonnie Reimers and Deadwood Duchess.
Camera IconNutrien Ag Solutions Manjimup Open Campdraft winner Bonnie Reimers and Deadwood Duchess. Credit: Anne Lasini

Sunday closed the campdraft weekend with the Independent Rural Agents Maiden Campdraft, won by Douglas Brown, who rode DC Twister Cat, while Top Cut Out was given to Brett Lacey on Coolie. Dusty Dellagostino on Indys Oak was named the winner of the Sam Caporn Junior, with Tristan Scott was named Top Cut Out, riding Brenapark Quality.

Sam Caporn Horseman Juniors Sunday winner Dustin Dellagostino and Tack O Lena.
Camera IconSam Caporn Horseman Juniors Sunday winner Dustin Dellagostino and Tack O Lena. Credit: Anne Lasini

The final Junior event to close out the Southern Forest Campdraft was the Beasley River Juvenile Draft, which was won by Emily Towne on Gold N Gun, while Top Cut Out was given to Annabelle Towne on Townes Serene.

Cattle used to chase during the campdraft weekend came from Bannister Downs in Northcliffe, The Markotis Family in Manjimup, Lake Janis Farm in Pemberton, Kanangra Grazing and Bogoias Farms, both in Manjimup.

Elders Open Horse winner and BM Rural Highest Scoring Gent Rider Donald Percy and Collins Linzara.
Camera IconElders Open Horse winner and BM Rural Highest Scoring Gent Rider Donald Percy and Collins Linzara. Credit: Anne Lasini

Results

Barnhill Station Novice

1st - Frank Angel

=2nd - Charlie Straite

=2nd - Matt Herbert

=2nd - Michael Percy

Nutrien Ag Solutions Open

1st - Bonnie Reimers

2nd - Bianca Donald

3rd - John Percy

Elders Open Horse

1st - Donald Percy

=2nd - Bruce Trenaman

=2nd - Chris Towne

=2nd - Ruve Tyler

Independent Rural Agent Maiden

1st - Dougie Brown

=2nd - Brett Lacey

=2nd - Jimmy Roxburgh

Sam Caporn Horseman Juniors - Saturday

1st - Mitch Holland

=2nd - Addison Angel

=2nd - Dusty Dellagostino

Sam Caporn Horseman Juniors - Sunday

1st - Dusty Dellagostino

=2nd - Faith Ryan

=2nd - Tristan Scott

Beasley River Contracting Juvenile - Saturday

1st - Annabelle Towne

2nd - Tatum Ryan

3rd - Georgia Holland

Beasley River Contracting Juvenile - Sunday

1st - Emily Towne

2nd - Georgia Holland

3rd - Annabelle Towne

Treo Stockhorses Highest Scoring Lady Rider

Ruve Tyler

BM Rural Highest Scoring Gent Rider

Donald Percy

Highest Average Rider

Lauren Fitzgerald

Back Roads Western Chic Highest Scoring Encouragement Rider

Maya Allison

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