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Campdrafting

Campdrafting is an unique Australian stock-riding style sport, similar to some Western equestrian sports like Cutting and Team Penning, in which the objective for a rider on horseback is to cut out a cattle from its herd and drive it into a pen.

The course used for campdrafting consists of a camp where the herd is stationed, two pegs and a gate. The rider after cutting the cattle from its herd in the camp has to drive it around each peg. The cattle has to be driven in a full circle in opposite directions around the pegs forming an "eight" shape and then chase through into a gate, which completes the riders run.

Team PenningCampdrafting is like Team Penning

Riders are expected to complete the course in less than 40 seconds. Each run is judged and is awarded up to a maximum of 100 points. Points awarded are split into three aspects, the "Cut out" which account for 26 points, working the horse along the course accounts for 70 points, and 4 points for navigating the course.

If a rider, loses the cow more than two times inside the camp, loses the cow in the course, or if the cow runs onto the fence, it results in a disqualification.

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