CALF MARKING ITINERARY 2025

10TH APRIL - 17TH APRIL 2025
ARRIVAL DAY 
10TH APRIL 2026
  • ARRIVE AT THE STATION - around 2pm
  • MEET AND GREET - Meet the crew and riders
  • MEET YOUR HORSE - Get matched up with your pony
  • RIVER RIDE - Join us on a short river ride, this gives you a chance to get to know your horse.
  • DINNER 
  • CARD GAMES

 

MUSTER DAYS 

11TH TO THE 16TH APRIL 2025

  • MUSTER CATTLE - These will be the main mustering days. Spreading out across the station. Weaning in the yards. Staying out at the Basin Hut Cattle Camp or at the Cook Shop. Day to day plan will vary depending on where we are mustering.
  • EVERYDAY CAMP LIFE 
  • Rise and shine! Hearty breakfast and into the saddle early. Mustering, yard work all day 
  • Lunch at the Basin Hut or in the saddle on the muster. Pack lunch provided. 
  • EVENING - Washing down horses. Get the horses ready for bed. Feeding them. 
  • DINNER - followed by a few cold ones, camp fire stories and ranch games

 

CALF WEANING CELEBRATION 

16TH APRIL 2025

  • PACK UP CAMP - Close camp and saddle up
  • HEAD TO THE LAKE - For our final night we will live in luxury at Blue Mountain Lake
  • SWIM THE PONIES - Take you pony for a well deserved swim
  • DINNER - A delicious 4 course meal at the lake
  • END OF CALF WEANING PARTY! - A little music, lots of yarns, a few beers by the Blue Lake Fire Pit to celebrate all your hard work with the crew!

 

CALF SALE DAY & LAST DAY

17TH APRIL 2025

  • SALES - Join us at the Temuka Sale Yards to watch the calf being sold. The Temuka Sale yards have not release their 2025 calendar. If the sale is on a different day we will arrange the muster accordingly.
  • LUNCH AT THE PUB
  • PACK YOU BAGS - We will return home by 10am
  • FINAL GOODBYES - Say goodbye to the crew, your new found friends, group photos.
  • SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!