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10year Anniversary Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering and Show

"Join us as we celebrate a decade since our inaugural Cowboy Dressage Competition – 10 years of passion, horsemanship, and the joy of the ride!"

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10year Anniversary Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering and Show
10year Anniversary Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering and Show

Time & Location

18 May 2024, 7:30 am – 19 May 2024, 5:00 pm

Mackay Showground, Showground, 24 Milton St, Mackay QLD 4740, Australia

About the Event

Photo credit Van Der Stoep Photography

Cowboy Dressage Mackay Gathering: Undercover Arena

Find your Clan, Find your Tribe, Find your Family.

Welcome to Cowboy Dressage Mackay Gathering

Polish your saddles and iron your shirts, it's showtime!

PRE SHOW CLINIC: Friday 17th May 7:30-2:00 pm Instructor: Felicity Mitchell 

Hosted by Mandy Probyn Equine Connection.

JUDGE Mandy Probyn Level 2 Judge and Clinician


Major Sponsors: Moorvale Earthmoving and Blue Water Veterinary Care


Class Placing: Classes will be placed from first to sixth place.  Ribbon Awards: Ribbons are to be awarded for places one through five.

Buckle  Awards: Overall High Point Champion for the Open, Amateur and Junior.

Overall High Single Score: Awarded to the individual who has the highest single percentage score. Please note that the Freestyle, Partnership, Horsemanship and Liberty tests do not count toward the Award.    

Reserve Awards: Runner up High Point, Open, Amateur and Junior  

Awards: Partnership on the Ground, Open, Amateur and Junior, Freestyle Open, Amateur and Junior, Vaquero/Buckaroo Open and Amateur and Horsemanship, Open, Amateur and Junior.

Soft Feel Awards: Will be awarded to the Rider (Open, Amateur, Junior) with the highest Soft Feel Score. In the case of a tie with Soft Feel the Highest scoring test will break the tie.  

Honorary Awards: will be given to those, regardless of Rider Status, who have declared a Veteran, Cancer Survivor, Silver Rider (60-69 years old, Amateur only), or Rookie Rider (First Year Rider-Amateur Only) on your entry.  SELECT ONLY ONE HONORARY AWARD Jack Brainard Judges’ Try Award: A special award will be given to the riders voted most improved during the show by the judges (one award per judge). 

CDW Wyatt Paxton Sportsmanship Award: This will be awarded to the person who shows the Cowboy Dressage spirit of the handshake and sportsmanship. Best Presented best turnout for Horse and Rider.

Honorary High Score Award

NEW! Jackpot ride (Open Court-Walk/Jog Test)- Open to all rider divisions, 1st, 2nd and 3rd placing with winners taking a percentage of the nomination fee.  1st place 50% , 2nd place 30%, 3rd place 20% - Got to be in it to win it 

SATURDAY EVENING: Ticket cent sale $2 ticket or a book of 5 for $10  raffling off some goodies.

NOMINATION FEES: $30 per test Open/Amateur  $20 Junior, Leadline Free, Horsemanship $25

Office Fee  $20  Non-Remuda Member $25  Pizza Night $10 per person (optional) Jackpot Class $100

Pre-book your stables and powered campsite online before the event.

$10-night Stables, $15-night campsite. 


Click on the ticket links to choose and pay for your number of rides.

Camping and Stabling are to be pre-booked online before the event.

Choose the tests you wish to ride by sending in your nomination forms by the 1st of May 2024

Show Programme

Nomination Form


Ensure all forms are completed before attending any clinics. These are required only once a year. Horse Health Declarations are due on the day of the clinic. If you have a Horse Movement App, you can email a copy of your movement; hard copies will be emailed to you before the clinic.

Mandy Probyn credentials: Level 3 Equestrian Coach, Natural Horsemanship Clinician, Horses Helping Humans Licensed Facilitator, Cowboy Dressage World Recommended  Level 2 Judge and Clinician.

For additional information and to access necessary forms, visit

***All forms must be completed before attending any clinics***

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY- Would you like to attend and help? We will need Scribes, Announcers, and Callers this is a  great opportunity to watch, observe and learn.

Mandy Probyn Equine Connection thanks Eitan and Debbie Beth Halachmy for their vision of Cowboy Dressage and the Partners of Cowboy Dressage World for creating the wonderful discipline that it is today.

For more information on Cowboy Dressage visit their website




    Camping per night

    +$0.38 service fee
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  • Pizza Night

    Saturday evening Pizza

    +$0.25 service fee
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    Non Remuda Member Day membership

    +$0.63 service fee
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    The stable must be cleaned prior to leaving the grounds, and all manure and excess hay to be placed in the manure bins located near the stables. Rake outside your stable to free the gravel of any excess hay.

    +$0.25 service fee
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    Administration fee

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    Felicity Mitchell pre-show clinic

    +$3.75 service fee
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  • Jackpot

    Be in it to win. Take home a share of the jackpot entries.

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