Cowboy challenges at Gracebrook

By SHELLEY TOPP Cowboys and their mounts turned out in force at the Gracebrook Equestrian Training Centre in Amberley last Sunday. Organiser of the Cowboy Challenge...

If the shoe fits, weld it

Well used .. Hamish Hartnell's raw materials come from Alpine Horse Safaris' trekking operation.shoes are being transformed into garden features in a shed in...

Hunters also set sights on deer in pig hunt

Hunters will be taking aim at pigs and deer in their favourite hunting spots next month as they take to the hills for a...

Corriedale initiative

Waimate-bound . . . The foundation stock waiting to load as part of Waimate High School's agricultural programme. PHOTO: RACHEL MACDONALD By RACHEL MACDONALD Ten Corriedale...

St James horses go under hammer

Off to new lives .. Four of the horses offered for sale are run into the yards. PHOTO: GAVIN MARTIN PHOTOGRAPHY   By ROBYN BRISTOW...

Garden tour to raise funds for NCRDA

By SHELLEY TOPP A garden tour will be held next month to raise money for the North Canterbury Riding for the Disabled (NCRDA). It is being...

Action packed three days at 150th show

By DAVID HILL The Topp Twins are coming to Rangiora to help celebrate the 150th Northern (Rangiora) Agricultural and Pastoral Show. The iconic New Zealand performers...

Trial produces abundant grass in Nth Canty

North Canterbury sheep and beef farmer, Hamish Murray, got more grass than he bargained for this spring when trialling liquid nitrogen and gibberellic acid. Mr...

Much still muddies issues around fresh water

Not feasible ... Having rules forcing farmers to install fences to exclude stock from all hill country waterways is impractical, cost prohibitive and environmentally...

Working together for the community

Pete and Philippa Somerville, this year's Cheviot A&P show presidents   By ROBYN BRISTOW This year's Cheviot A&P presidents are Pete and Philippa Somerville who have been...
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