Queen of the camp
Staib excels in trial of strength between woman, horse and beast
COALSTOUN LAKES’ Belinda Staib competed with success at the Rocky Rush Stockman’s Challenge and Campdraft last weekend at Gracemere.
She placed second overall in the Hitchley and Harrow Rookie Stockman’s Challenge riding Rainy Acres, who is by her own stallion, Rambler KD Acres.
Staib said she was up against some talented and top riders from all over the country.
“I was beaten by a high-level competitor, Jody Challacombe, riding One Moore Battle,” she said.
“I was also in the finals on the same mare, Rainy Acres, and Halls Hostage in the third round Rockhampton Cup Open Campdraft,” she said.
Staib said she was extremely happy with her results.
“My horses gave me 100% for the whole weekend,” she said.
“It was great to be riding a mare by my own stallion.
“I’m looking forward to riding some more horses sired by him next year.”
The win follows Staib’s victory in the ladies campdraft at Gayndah recently.
The Scott Shoo and Josh Smith Open Challenge winner was also a Biggenden local in Nathan Wilson riding Clancy, owned by Darren Jones.
HORSES FOR COURSES: Belinda Staib, riding Rainy Acres, was placed second overall in the Hitchley and Harrow Rookie Stockman’s Challenge at Gracemere.