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Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering

Polish your saddles and iron your shirts its Showtime

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Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering
Cowboy Dressage World Mackay Gathering

Time & Location

14 Oct 2023, 8:00 am – 15 Oct 2023, 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!

Hosted by Mandy Probyn Equine Connection.

JUDGE Mandy Probyn Level 2 Judge and Clinician

PRESENTING SPONSORS: Late to Bloom Cowgirl    Expensive Taste Equine   The Equine Collective   Star Andalusians    Artisan & Laer   Donaldson Transport    Meraki Equine Services    Van Der Stoep Photography    LSH Industries    Mandy and Steve Probyn    Charlie Agius     Late to Bloom Cowgirl    Dusty Boots Equine Assisted Learning - Linda Browning   Janelle's Home Style Catering   Dusty Creek   As Luck Would Have it Pty Ltd   Marouka Gypsy Cobs   Dental CareXtra   Jambarlu - Joanne Bartolo   Expensive Taste Equine  Country Coast   Dachshunds - Candice   Valley Rural Services   Just Grazin Custom Nets   Priscilla Leeson Equine Services   Etch Laser Engraving   Horse Home and Hound   

If you would like to sponsor this event please contact our Sponsorship Co-ordinator Sandra Hewson 


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

Buckle  Awards: Overall High Point Champion and Reserve 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 and Liberty tests do not count toward the Award.      

Division Awards: Partnership on the Ground Champion for the Open, Amateur and Junior.   

Walk Jog Champion for the Open, Amateur and Junior.

Walk Jog Lope Champion for the Open, Amateur and Junior.   

Challenge Champion for the Open, Amateur and Junior.      

Vaquero/Buckaroo Champion  Open/Amateur

Freestyle Champion Open/Amateur/Junior

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. CDWPA: Award will be given to the Highest Single Score CDWPA member (open/amateur). Best Presented best turnout for Horse and Rider.

Saturday evening will feature the Freestyle Event

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

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

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

Choose the tests you wish to ride by sending in your nomination forms by the 14th of September 2023


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

Horse Health Declarations are required for each horse attending the clinic; these are not due until the day of the Clinic. If you have a Horse Movement App, you can email a copy of your movement.  The Horse Health Record book available on the morning of the Gathering at the office.

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 is a Level 3 Equestrian Coach, Natural Horsemanship Clinician Cowboy Dressage Recommended Judge and Recommended Level 2 Clinician

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




    +$0.75 service fee
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    +$0.50 service fee
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    Camping per night

    +$0.38 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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    Non Remuda Member Day membership

    +$0.63 service fee
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    Administration fee

    +$0.50 service fee
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  • Pizza Night

    Saturday evening Pizza

    +$0.25 service fee
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