Saddle up for these horsey events

If you love horses you’ll love the Scenic Rim in June.
The region is hosting some exciting equine events this month and they’re open to everyone!

Boonah Campdraft – June 10

See some of the region’s skilful campdrafters at work at the Boonah Showgrounds.
Camp drafting is the sport of selecting and herding bullocks from a herd and driving them through a set course.
It’s a unique Australian sport involving horse and rider at work with their cattle.
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The Scenic Rim Clydesdale Spectacular – June 16 & 17

This popular event returns to the Boonah Showgrounds for a weekend celebrating all that is great about these magnificent creatures.
The Spectacular showcases the Clydesdale horse and celebrates the traditions and heritage of the horse breed that’s credited with ‘building a nation’.
You’ll see some of Australia’s top bred Clydesdales, as well as learn about the Scottish heritage and traditions tied to the breed.
In tribute to the Scottish descendants who settled in the region, this year’s Spectacular sees the return of the Fassifern Highland gathering. It’s a stirring massing of pipes and drums, Calling of the Clans, caber tossing and more.
It’s all on at the Boonah Showgrounds, Melbourne St Boonah.
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The Clydesdale Spectacular returns to Boonah Showgrounds.

Bromelton House International Polo Test – June 16

Historic Bromelton House is the location for the Queensland Ladies International Polo Test.
Owners Stuart and Kathy Murray will open up the property’s private polo field for an Australia vs New Zealand match.
The Aussie team will be captained by local equestrian, Alessia Russo, of Biddaddaba.
Bring a car boot picnic, or book your place at the catered Stick & Ball Marquee.
An art exhibition will be held in Bromelton House across the weekend, complementing the polo action.
Tickets are also on sale for an exclusive black-tie dinner in honour of the women who play polo.
If you can’t make this event, pencil in July 1, when polo returns to Bromelton House for a special Eat Local Week event.
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Bromelton House Ladies International Polo Test will be held on 16 June, 2018.

Beaudesert Cup Race Day – June 23

Country Racing will be in full flight at the Beaudesert Race Course on June 23.
Frock up and spend a glorious Scenic Rim winter day trackside.
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Go trackside for the Beaudesert Races.