“There was movement at the station……The Man from Snowy River Re-enactment!

After Tasmania, I was on a time schedule to get back to Corryong in time for ‘The Man from Snowy River Festival’.

The festival and events is centred around Banjo ‘ poem ‘The Man from Snowy River’ supposedly about Jack Riley’s ride who was a local to Corryong. This is our roots, pure Australian!

The festival starts with a re-enactment and narration of the poem at Towong. This is a MUST to see!!! Set in gorgeous scenic mountains and hills then a group of ‘Riley’s Riders’ arrive. They have traced Jack Riley’s ride for 3 days.

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The mob of horses and ‘Jack’ bringing back the colt.

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Riley’s Riders arriving…

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There is more to the ‘show’ with a cattle drive and a bullock team….

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Horsemanship skills, a visitor with his dog and much more.

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Do pencil this event in for next year – begins around the end of March to April each year.

 

 

 

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