Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Scone Horse Festival

Every year, the Upper Hunter Valley town of Scone, Australia's Horse Capital, hosts the Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival, we are yet to attend the Festival, however have it on our ever extending 'To Do List'!
Official Programme of the Scone Horse Festival - photo by Katrina Partridge
The Festival has entered it's 3rd decade of celebrating the horse, in an area of Australia where Horses and Horse Industry play a part in the lives of many.

This year the festival runs from Thursday 28 April - Sunday 15 May, the main events of the Festival are:

  • Festival Cocktail Party
  • King of the Ranges
  • Horse Training & Campdraft Clinic
  • Scone Equine Hospital  Festival Parade
  • Grammar School Fete
  • Busking Competition
  • Charity Rodeo
  • Horse Sports
  • Calcutta
  • Gala Day
  • Scone Cup
  • B & S Ball
  • Picnic By The Lake

For more information visit the Festival website -  or download the Festival booklet (PDF).

We're hoping to get along to some of the festivities, at the very least, we will be attending the Scone Races on 14 May.

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