Joined May 2017
  • Day11

    Day 11 Home time

    January 30 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 26 °C

    What a great last night we at the farmhouse at the round table, Kristy was the life of the party think we all got up this morning still laughing, well it was time to pack up after 10 days of camping on the Forge farm, we have had an absolute ball whilst here a great setup and great people, the cattle and yards made for 2 fantastic weekends of sorting and penning, a huge thanks to Tup, Anne Marie and Graham for hosting us and making us feel like part of the family, thanks to our crew for a great week and our neighbouring camp “the gippy gals” for some great nights, we managed to hit the road around 10 and had a great run home through the city and got home at 3:30Read more

  • Day10

    Day 10 Team Penning

    January 29 in Australia ⋅ 🌧 20 °C

    Up at 6 this morning for a 7 o’clock start, Graham had given the arena a fair dose of water, he spent a good bit of time running around smudging to get it right, started dead on 7 with Macca in fine form again, all teams went well and penned all 3 cattle in each runs, the rain just held off till the last run and then it came down, presentation was under the veranda and Jake, Sexy Steve and Shane got 6th place and Bronwyn, Jane and Kristy got 5th place a great job from our Gippsland teams, back to camp to do a little packing in the rain, all of our crew are heading home today accept us, got the kids sorted and they head off around 2, we headed off to the neighbours for a few avo sips which we then ended up at the farm house for more drinks and bbq tea, well the night just got hilariously funny with Kristy in fine form, I don’t think any of had any laugh left there was drinks getting spit out on the table everywhere an awesome night with the best company, Graham took us all home in the side by side and into bed around 11 still raining and a cool night for sleeping 😴 you comin 😂😂Read more

  • Day9

    Day 9 Team Penning

    January 28 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 21 °C

    Out of bed this morning at 4:45 still dark got the horses saddled up and Teresa went off and got the rest of the cows in for todays event, got under way just after 6 to beat the heat today, the only team to do any good out of our crew was Jake, Steve and Shane penning 3 in both of their runs, everyone else ran out of time or penned only 1 or 2 cattle, Teresa, Sas and Daniel had a super fast cut out and a beast got under Teresa and that was the end of a great time, the kids had a go and Ruby and Indy did a great job penning all 3 of their cattle, a credit to all we were done by lunch so we could have the avo to escape the heat of the day, so had a quick lunch and then down to the river for the avo to have a swim and few bevies.
    Tea was on the lawn from Benalla bites and the Sinclair girls had a the tunes pumping, the night just continued on with the party box and Jake’s slug and belt tugger war was in fine form, stayed up till around 11 and then left the young ones to the doof doof tunes and went to bed
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  • Day8

    Day 8 Chill out

    January 27 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 17 °C

    Going to be a hot day around the mid 30’s, another day relaxing on the farm, Teresa and Jake have gone for a ride the rest of us a just chilling out for the morning, went into town to grab some feed for slippery with Jake, then went down to the river for a few drinks with the gang was very relaxing on a warm day, then back to camp and Teresa was called to help bring the cattle in for tomorrow and i jumped on a side by side with Steve and we headed out for a bit of mustering, all went well then there was a few antics at the cattle yard with Mr Forge 😬 a fun late afternoon, home for tea and then back up to the farm house for drinks, into bed at 11 for an early start.Read more

  • Day7

    Day 7 Australia Day

    January 26 in Australia

    Had a little sleep in out at 8:30 to an overcast morning, took Minnie for a walk and helped move a few panels in the arena ready for watering and ripping up, most of us are good just a little tired, just chilling out for the morning, went down to the river with a group of horses and vehicles led by Tup in the afternoon for a few drinks and a play in the river, then back to camp and Teresa and Craig went up to the farm house for drinks while the rest of the crew went to the pub for tea, into bed early to try and catch the early cool tomorrow morning, Happy Australia Day 🇦🇺Read more

  • Day6

    Day 6 Top Cut Out

    January 25 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    Woke up to another great day full sun and 30 degrees expected today, just chilled out around camp, the gang went for a ride to the river for a look around and a bit of pre work for tonight’s run, the avo warmed up, Teresa went out and mustered stock ready for the weekend, then it was time to get ready for the top cut out, Daniel was first and cracked off then, Steve, Sas and Jake all got cracked off in their runs, Teresa and Slippery had a great run with a score of 21 just getting beaten by the ‘Malboro man’ who scored 22, back to camp for hamburgers then up to the farm house for drinks, a great night chatting and drinking, we all hit the sack around 1am to 4am will be a few foggy head’s tomorrow morning.Read more

  • Day5

    Day5 Touring around

    January 24 in Australia ⋅ ☁️ 26 °C

    Cooled down nice overnight up at 6:30 this morning, the kids went off fishing and Teresa took slippery for a ride in the sand yard, bacon and eggs for breakfast then we went into town for a few supplies. Headed off to Paradise falls for a look was very nice a short but steep walk down well worth the look, then we made our way back to Milawa for lunch at the bakery, caught up with the rest of the crew and set off to Brown Bros winery for an avo of wine tasting and sips out in the gardens, very nice, back to camp to tend to the horse jobs and more drinks with dinner and then we all had a few games with the kids till dark, another nice day in the north east.Read more

  • Day4

    Day 4 Chill out

    January 23 in Australia ⋅ 🌙 16 °C

    Another magic morning in the north east after last night’s thunderstorms, had a sleep in this morning, doing some house keeping jobs and moved the horse fences to give them more space for the week, went for a walk around and checked out the farm and just had a quiet afternoon, got a lamb roast slow cooking on the Weber baby Q for souvlaki and it was awesome, a few bevies and into bed around 10Read more

  • Day3

    Day3 Team Sorting

    January 22 in Australia ⋅ 🌩️ 22 °C

    Up early again for another day of sorting, stayed warm overnight, 7am start and the cattle were sticky again as it was another fresh mob for today, all our teams performed well but no one got 10 through again, most scored with no disqualifications which was good, a great day again for all with the tunes cranking and Macca again keeping all of us entertained, the kids had one run today and did well again, weather was great again around 30 the day was done by 2 and presentation was not long to follow with Tuppy Forge and Zebra winning her own event and also taking out the fastest time. The clouds started to roll in and then a good thunderstorm hit, that scattered everyone, was a quiet night hiding under shelter as it rained till about 8:30, a few more bevies and into bed.Read more

  • Day1

    Day 2 Team Sorting

    January 20 in Australia ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    The night cooled down well and we were up early for a 7am start, the cattle were very tough and none of our teams did that well and none of them sorted all ten, Jake did the best with 9 through with a random partner, a great place to have an event with music playing non stop and Macca the judge a very funny fella keeping everyone entertained making it a fun day for all, warmed up well and was a day for the big hats, the kids had a great time in there events and Elie even had a spill off PK and Jake managed to hang on to him, great job! The day was done by 5 and then dinner was served on the house lawn with live music from a couple of local girls, had a few more bevies on the lawn and back at camp, into bed around 10.Read more

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