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Courtesy bus available for Races on Saturday.

Bookings recommended Live Entertainment Friday 18th & Saturday 19th May TAB Facilities SKY Channel Phone 02 6545 0289 Fax 02 6545 0209 Cressfield Road Scone www.willowparkstud.com Koobah Performance Horses presents….. THUNDER DOWN UNDER Bay 16.2hands DOB: 25/10/2005 Sire: Vivant (European Showjumping Star) Dam: Joselands CC (Contact/TB/Anglo) Service Fee: $1,100.00 (incl gst).LFG.

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Frozen & chilled semen available. Thunder Down Under is beautifully structured and has a good temperament demonstrated through to his progeny. WATADUCK Bay 15.1 hands DOB: 6/12/2005 AQHA: 58951 Sire: Peptos StylishOak Q-39269 Dam: Oaks Fancy Duckling Q-29238 Service Fee: $1,250.00 (incl gst) Booking fee: $250.00 (Deductable.LFG.

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Chilled semen available.) Wataduck is out of one of the highest performing Docs Freckles Oak mares “Oaks Fancy Duckling” with lifetime earnings of $27,000.00 He has an excellent temperament and conformation.

Wataduck has taken to campdrafting like a duck to water.

Standing at Stud Koobah Performance Horses “Meadowbank” 95 Spains Lane Kingswood NSW 2340 Contact: Phil Elliott Mob: 0418496794 Email: phil@koobahperformancehorses.com Also other warmblood, stock horse and quarter horse young stock for sale visit our website: koobahperformancehorses.com.au 22 Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Official Programme 2012 Day 10 – Sunday 13th May Muswellbrook Linedance Express Social 8.00am Breakfast and social dancing.

Venue: Scone Bowling Club, Gundy Street, Scone Contact: Pamela Smith 02 6543 2728 Scone Horse Festival Cattle Dog Trials at Aberdeen 8.30am For further information contact: Guy 0409 828 685 Mounted Games Competition from 9.00am Exciting equestrian sport for spectators & participants alike.combining very fast races in teams of four with a high degree of skills & athletic ability.

Venue: White Park, Scone Contact: Phil Logue 0427 789 832 or 6543 4438 phillip.louge@bluemaxx.com.au www.australianmga.com Equestrian Vaulting Competition 9.00am till 3.00pm Venue: ‘Dunsinane’ 274 Turanville Road, Scone For further information: Robyn 0429 947 015 wellbrook@bigpond.com www.equestrianvalting.com.au Scone Arts & Crafts Exhibition 10.00am to 4.00pm Exhibition features member artist works including painting, pottery, craft & textiles.

Entry: $2 at the door.

Venue: Scone Arts & Craft Hall, Kingdon Street, Scone Contact: Scott 0427 101 697 Scone Grammar School Foundation Antiques Fair 10.00am till 4.00pm A great variety of Colonial, English & French antique furniture, Estate & Vintage jewellery, fine china, tribal & nomadic rugs and retro & vintage collectables.

Everything for sale! Venue: St Luke’s Hall, Scone.

Contact: Kirsty Cole 02 6545 3093 foundation@sgs.nsw.edu.au Murrurundi Art Show 10.00am to 4.00pm Venue: Murrurundi RSL Hall, Mayne Street Murrurundi.

Cost: Gold coin donation Contact: Mandy 0415 503 632 Scone Polo Club – Muswellbrook Cup 10.30am Venue: Scone Polo Grounds, Waverley Road, Gundy Contact: Adam O’Regan 0421 721 733 www.sconepoloclub.com.au “Ballads of the Bush” Mother’s Day Concert 1.00pm Come and see Gavin Lockley and Roy Best with the “Ballads of the Bush band”.

This is fabulous entertainment! Gavin Lockley’s remarkable imagination and creativity as a composer and his panache as a vocalist and piano player combine to make the poetry of Henry Lawson, Banjo Patterson and CJ Dennis come to life all over again.

Bring a picnic lunch.

Full bar facilities available.

Cost: $10 Adults, $25 family (2 adults, 2 children) Venue: Scone Race Course, Bunnan Road, Scone Contact: Anne Davies 0407 252 377 or 02 6545 3013 adavies@sgs.nsw.edu.au Scone & Upper Hunter Historical Museum 2.30pm till 4.30pm Venue: Kingdon Street, Scone Offering an exclusive range of contemporary event furniture and decorative decor for hire suitable for weddings, corporate functions, dinner parties, birthday celebrations + children’s parties. Amelia Wilkinson / 0400 099 761 / info@theeventstoreroom.com.au / www.theeventstoreroom.com.au Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Official Programme 2012 — Alabama Stud A Division of Mulawa Arabian Stud 560 Segenhoe Road Aberdeen NSW 2336 bians.com.au Day 11 – Monday 14th May Howards Coaches (Lic.

No. 2TA003516) Thoroughbred Stud Tours Includes lunch at Belltrees.

For bookings phone: 02 6546 6178 9.00am Scone Arts & Crafts Exhibition 10.00am till 4.00pm Exhibition features member artist works including painting, pottery, craft & textiles.

Entry: $2 at the door.

Venue: Scone Arts & Craft Hall, Kingdon Street, Scone Contact: Scott 0427 101 697 TIMOR CREEK STUD Upper Hunter Valley Agistment There is no better property to grow a horse than our LIMESTONE hills and flats Special attention to soundness problems Permanent Mares, foaling and walk on Weaning, education and spelling Preparation to sales or trainer Syndications and export arranged Jenny Stearn: Timor Creek Murrurundi Ph 02 6546 8140 • Fax 02 6546 8110 timorck@bigpond.com • www.timorcreekstud.com.au Offering professional equine dentistry services for all horse disciplines Based in Scone, servicing the Hunter Valley Shane Stenhouse | 0438 710 957 | sdstenhouse1@bigpond.com We custom build our horse floats to your specifications ensuring they are built to last in the Australian conditions.

Our Horse Floats are designed and manufactured to the highest of quality and standards, ensuring a smooth and stress free ride for you and your horse.

We are just not limited to horse floats! With our product range extending to caravans, catering vans, general sheet metal fabrication and much more, we build what our customers need. Industries Pty Ltd 11 Industry Drive Caboolture QLD 4510 Ph: (07) 5495 6978 Fax: (07) 5499 1359 Email: info@smiffindustries.com.au www.smiffindustries.com.au — scone equine studies centre offers training in: • Horse Breeding / Traineeships • Horse Industry Practice • Specialised Short Courses • Equine Nursing • Farriery • Racing Full Time | Part Time | External Study Traineeships | Apprentices | School Based Traineeships contact scone campus on 6540 3200 or go to www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au MA11151 A proven name in the Upper Hunter. We offer Agistment, Broodmare Management and Foaling, Stallion Walk-ons, Weaning, Sale Preparation, and Racehorse Spelling MIDDLEBROOK RD SCONE NSW 2337 PHONE 02 6545 0270 FAX 02 6545 0234 MOBILE 0488 762 923 www.middlebrookvalleylodge.com.au 32 Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Official Programme 2012 The Breed for Every Need The Australian Stock Horse Society was founded in 1971 to preserve and promote the bloodlines of the Australian Stock Horse, recognised for its versatility and superior performance amongst work and leisure breeds.

Today the Society is the largest Equine Recreational and Pleasure Association in Australia, with a loyal and growing membership of more than 9,500 individuals and in excess of 180,000 registered horses. Visit our Heritage Centre: 48 Guernsey Street, Scone (open Monday-Friday, 8.30am-4pm) P (02) 6545 1122 E info.ashs.com.au W www.ashs.com.au Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Official Programme 2012 33 — Kia Ora and Kingsfield were portion of the Segenhoe valley, one nowdays ten minutes drive away from Scone, which was granted to English businessman and politician Potter Macqueen in 1825.

He shipped stock out from England, including horses, one of which, the thoroughbred Crawford, is believed to have been the first sire used in the region.

One of his sons got some of the early Australian Stock Horses, a breed that like the thoroughbred paved the way for Scone becoming not only the Horse Capital of Australia but a byword among horse people around the world and the focus of the Horse Festival conducted in May each year.

Today, the Segenhoe Valley is one of the great thoroughbred showplaces of the world with breeding farms including Arrowfield, Vinery (formerly Segenhoe), the new Segenhoe, Kia Ora, Turangga and Alabama.

Overlooking the southern end of the southern end of the Segenhoe valley is Darley, Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Official Programme 2012 41 the Australian headquarters of the world wide breeding and racing empire established by Sheikh Mohammed, the ruler of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

Also on the fringe of the Segenhoe valley is the emerging Kitchwin Hills stud, while closer to Scone two active studs are Ann Raymond’s Sledmere and the Mitchell’s Yarraman Park.

Early last century both these studs were owned by members of the Thompson family, a branch of the one that has headquartered on the historic Widden stud in the Widden valley offshoot of west Hunter valley for more than a hundred and fifty years.

At Scone, the Thompsons bred Eurythmic, one time Australia’s highest earning racehorse.

Two historic breeding farms near Scone are Turanville, a property established by the Dangars and in the late 1800s reportedly home for over one thousand head of horses, stock horses and thoroughbreds, and St Aubins.

In mid last century St Aubins functioned for industrial tycoon W.J. ‘Knockout’ Smith and among the sires he stood was the famous Beau Pere. Image courtesy Scone & Upper Hunter Horse Festival Committee The St Aubins homestead is currently home for Smith’s granddaughter Kate Fraser and her son George has the Ilala stud on the opposite side of the highway.

Besides the historic stud farms, the Scone region has numerous top quality agistment farms and is one of the major country training and racing centres.

Nearly two hundred years after the Scone region greeted its first horse, its history continues to grow and provide more reason to celebrate Scone: The Horse Capital of Australia.

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