AFTER ticking a box on an internet job site, Kiwi woman Kerri Back found herself in a Skype interview with the recruiter of a Kimberley cattle station.
TODAY he is supervising the training of more than 60 horses, has his own TV show and is regarded as one of the best trainers in the lucrative US horse industry.
WHEN most people retire, they hang up their boots for an easy life of fishing or golfing. But that is not the case for Doug James.
JUST like a farmer’s paddock being brought to life with rain, a few good falls has enriched the Bourke region’s spirits.
SHE once had a fear of heights, but now Kiara Hewton has no problem standing on the top deck of a Kenworth roadtrain to take a photo.
LIKE lots of good ideas created in the bush, clothing brand Ringers Western was formed while a few mates were sitting around a camp fire having some beers.
JOE Hughes said he wouldn’t be able to sleep at night knowing hundreds of brumbies were killed and that he could have saved them.
LOUISE Stonehouse is a camera repairman’s nightmare.
WHO knew a small-town wedding could cause such a fuss?
IN THE past four years Sarah Hughes has become the joint manager of Australia’s second largest cattle property and started a family.
I come from a family of proud stockmen and when I was younger my weekends and school holidays where always filled with riding horses and mustering cattle. There isn’t a job I would rather be doing. There are not too many jobs where you learn something new every day. I have struck a good balance in Mackay and I love that I can work at the busy newspaper and I still have time to compete at Campdrafts on the weekends. I am still a country girl at heart and I think Mackay still feels that little bit country as well.