Proposed Program

Please note that this is subject to change and is to be used for indicative purposes only.

Agenda

Provisional Brumby Week program 28th August – 1st September 2017

Monday 28/8 Tuesday 29/8 Wednesday 30/8 Thursday 31/8 Friday 1/9
0630 – 0720 Breakfast in the Bough Shed Breakfast in the Bough Shed Breakfast in the Bough Shed Breakfast in the Bough Shed Breakfast in the Bough Shed
0730 – 0745 Introduction to The Stock Camp Auditorium Welcome to Day 2 Energiser Welcome to Day 3 Energiser Welcome to Day 4 Energiser Welcome to Day 5 Energiser
0745 – 0830 Handling Brumbies with Brian: watch our Brumby master handle Australia’s feral horses Handling Brumbies with Brian: watch our Brumby master handle Australia’s feral horses Handling Brumbies with Brian: watch our Brumby master handle Australia’s feral horses Handling Brumbies with Brian: watch our Brumby master handle Australia’s feral horses Handling Brumbies with Brian: watch our Brumby master handle Australia’s feral horses
0830-0900 Ian Conway, Anslem Impu – Welcome to our Place Dr Steven Petersen:

The Mustangs of America

Dr Kristin Brabender:

Przewalskii’s Horse re-born

Colleen O’Brian:

The High Country Brumby

Brumby Wrap-up
0900 – 1015 Prof Chris Pollitt:

Australia’s Horses

Dr Steven Petersen:

Mustangs (cont)

Dr Waltraut Zimmermann:

Managing the Przewalskii’s World Herd

Dr Brian Hampson:

Hooves of Brumbies – a Model for Domestic Horses

Panel discussion: topics TBA
1015-1045 Morning Tea Morning Tea Morning Tea Morning Tea Morning Tea
1045 – 1200 Dr Brian Hampson:

Brumby Ecology

Anna Uhrig:

Observations at the Waterhole

Dr David Berman:

The Peterman Valley then and now – the impact of 30 years

Prof Chris Pollitt:

The Behavior of Brumbies

Dr David Berman:

Managing the Brumby and other Ferals

QnA with the Brumby specialists
1200 – 1800 Pick up packed lunch and travel to activity Pick up packed lunch and travel to activity Pick up packed lunch and travel to activity Pick up packed lunch and travel to activity Pick up packed lunch and travel to activity
Activities Activities Activities Activities Activities
1800 – 1900 Dinner at The Stock Camp Dinner at The Stock Camp Dinner at The Stock Camp Dinner at The Stock Camp Dinner at The Stock Camp
1900 – 2200 A music and poetry night with Dave Berman Brumby Trivia with Mikhara The Desert Bumby II and other films Watarrka Wildlife with local photographers Chris Hakenson and son Slideshow and Farewell Stomp

The 5 activities are: Waterhole Brumby Observation at Mereenie; Red Centre bush walkabout; Karrke Aboriginal Experience; King’s Canyon guided walks and free time to book in a personal helicopter flight, quad bike adventure or explore the local shops.

Activity 1: Waterhole Brumby Observation – Mereenie

1H15 drive one way

Anna and Chris

1 bus

1 group

Activity 2: David Berman and Anslem Impu (Snr) – Red Centre bush walkabout

1 bus – venue TBA

1 group

Activity 3: Karrke Aboriginal Experience

20min drive one way

Peter and Christine

1 bus

1 group

Activity 4: King’s Canyon walk

Guided walk

40 min drive one way

1 bus

1 group

Activity 5: Free time to book in your own helicopter flight, quad bike adventure, explore local shops.

Transport available upon request.

Please be aware that this program is flexible, due to weather conditions activities are subject to change with health and safety being our first priority