Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Ted Recalls Old Days at Allora Show

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Ted Recalls Old Days at Allora Show

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Chief ring steward and life member Ted Cowley has a long history and fond memories of Allora Show as a competitor and an official.

aThe Cowley family settled in Allora in 1864, and has been involved with the Show Society since its birth,a he said.

aMy father, Tom Cowley, my grandfather and great grandfather all enjoyed an involvement with the show, with me attending my first Allora Show as a competing rider in 1947.

aI was seven years old, and haven't missed a show since.a

Ted is expecting the usual high number of competitors for the ring events, as the Allora Showgrounds are a popular venue with equestrian competitors.

aI've had many inquiries, but you don't really know until they get here.a

The campdraft section outgrew the show and became a separate event three years ago, run in conjunction with the Allora Campdraft Club at Easter.

To fill the vacancy, another show-jumping competition was added on Friday's Show Day. …

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