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Teyara Brown

ACA Representative

Hometown: Highfields QLD

Alex is a self employed horse trainer and clinician who also has a Digital Marketing Degree.  For the last six years Alex has lived overseas and since returning to Australia she has goals to continue to grow her horsemanship business, to run a successful agistment centre and to begin holding horse liberty and trick shows throughout Australia.  Becoming a highly competitive campdrafter is also one of Alex’s goals, she believes you never stop learning about horses and is always looking to improve her skills.  Aside from horses, Alex enjoys helping on her family’s Charolais Stud.  After being overseas for so long being part of the Quest is a chance for Alex to “hit the ground running” and to make a difference on her home soil.  Alex is looking forward to representing the ACA in the Quest and supporting the CLF in their 2022 fundraising event.

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Alexandria Barnes

Australian Stock Horse Representative

Hometown: Scone NSW

Alexandria works as a veterinary assistant in Scone.  Her sporting interests include campdrafting, touch football and rodeo events.  Alexandria was born into rural life and appreciates all that rural life has to offer and has an appreciation of how important it is to everyone’s daily life.  She has worked in a feedlot and cattle trading property, but her interest in equine and cattle reproduction brought her back to Scone to work as a veterinary assistant, which she loves.  Alexandria is looking forward to representing the Australian Stock Horse Society in the Quest and is excited to be part of the CLF fundraising activities at Nutrien in 2022.

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Bec Sim

Southern Campdraft Association (SCA) Representative

Hometown: Holbrook NSW

Bec is a busy Mum of two who also works part time in Administration Support at Holbrook Council’s Childcare Centre.  She has a Certificate III in Business and Massage Therapy.  Bec is Secretary of the Holbrook Campdraft Club and also helps out with the SCA Facebook page.  Her sporting interests are campdrafting and other horse sports, she is looking forward to competing in the Australia’s Greatest Horsewoman event later this year.  Bec’s goals include continuing to develop her business management skills, she has a particular interest in farm management and equine reproduction.  Bec entered the very first Quest and enjoyed the experience so much, she is back again this year representing the SCA.  She hopes to inspire other young mothers and is looking forward to supporting the CLF in 2022 at Nutrien.

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Georgia Anderson

Hometown: Iron Knob SA

Georgia is a fulltime student as well as undertaking school based traineeships in Certificate III in Agriculture and Certificate II in Engineering Pathways which involves study as well as hands on trainee days on the family station.  She is a member of the SCA and competes in campdrafts and stockman’s challenges.  Georgia has given her time as a volunteer for the Herd of Hope Charity Campdraft, helping in the back yards, on the front gate and flag bearing.  She also volunteers as a steward at her local gymkhana and the zone pony club eliminations.  Once Georgia finishes her studies she is keen to further her knowledge by studying livestock and wool production as well as sustainable agriculture.  Her interests include training young working dogs and horses, welding and manufacturing products and the operation of machinery.  Georgia has many rural interests which include mustering, lamb marking and general livestock health maintenance.  She is looking forward to being part of the Quest and the Nutrien Classic event and all the experiences she can take away with her and apply into her future.

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Hannah Cronin

Hometown: Charters Towers QLD

Hannah works as a stockperson in a contract mustering group riding her own horses and is currently based out of Katherine NT.  She is a rugby league fan – following the Broncos of course and she loves a good campfire.  Hannah is a keen campdrafter and tries to get away to as many drafts as she can when work commitments allow.  Hannah has a goal to study to become an equine vet nurse.  When she’s not working, Hannah breaks in and trains her own horses as well as a few for other people.  The love of campdrafting has inspired Hannah to enter the Quest.  She is looking forward to the unique experience she believes the Quest will offer as well as meeting other likeminded people.

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Laney Towns

Gippsland Campdraft Association (GCA) Representative

Hometown:Maffra VIC

Laney is a fulltime student who also works at her local café and as a casual roustabout in the shearing sheds.  Laney volunteers as a steward at the Maffra Show and at local campdrafts whenever she can.  Her sporting interests are campdrafting, stockman’s challenges and super horse challenge.  Becoming an Occupational Therapist is one of Laney’s goals, as she wants a career that will allow her to help people achieve their goals and improve their lives.  Laney hopes to gain new skills while taking part in the Quest which she can take away and apply in the future to continue to help and support others.  She is representing the GCA in the 2022 Quest and is looking forward to supporting the CLF to raise funds for this year’s charities.

Lilly Herzer

Lilly Herzer

Hometown: Cecil Plains QLD

Lilly works as a livestock hand and also has a Diploma in Equine Business Management and Certificate III in Equine Studies.  The majority of Lilly’s sporting interests are horse related mainly campdrafting, snaffle bit cutting and stockman’s challenges.  She also loves playing netball and watching the Cats play AFL.  While living in Julia Creek, Lilly volunteered on the gates and in the yards at drafts and more recently at the Dalby Stockman’s Challenge.  Prior to moving north Lilly volunteered her time teaching at local pony clubs, judging local shows and helping the in the canteen.  Some of Lilly’s goals are to take on a leading hand role on a cattle property and to improve her riding skills so she can make the finals at the Cloncurry Stockman’s Challenge and complete at some of the larger campdraft events such as the Warwick Gold Cup and Willinga Park Gold Buckle.   Entering the Quest is an opportunity for Lilly to give back to the sport she loves, while making connections with other young campdraft women.  Lilly wants to help be part of a community where women support and help each other to become involved in horse sports where riders of all levels feel comfortable to take part.

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Mariah Williams

ABCRA Representative

Hometown: Delungra NSW

Mariah is currently studying at the University of New England Armidale and works in a bakery part time and also in a Nanny position during her Uni breaks.  Her sporting interests include Campdrafting, Stock Horse shows, rugby union, athletics and basketball.  This year Mariah has volunteered her time for various College charities as well as May 50ks for MS and Coast Run for CMRI.  Some of Mariah’s goals include completing a primary and secondary teaching degree and attaining her first aid certificate.  She loves working outdoors and enjoys cotton picking and harvest time and learning about these industries while working.  Mariah was a 2021 Quest entrant and enjoyed it so much she is back for 2022 as the ABCRA representative.  She is looking forward to meeting this year’s entrants and working along side the CLF team again in 2022.

Teyara Brown

Teyara Brown

Hometown: Culcairn NSW

Teyara works as a Service Advisor for Nissan at Walla Walla.  She enjoys all horse sports including team penning, stockman’s challenges and campdrafting.  Teyara is a member of the Holbrook and Barnawartha Campdraft Clubs.  Some of her immediate goals include buying a house, growing out some beautiful foals and becoming more involved in local events.   Teyara is a newcomer to drafting and with her first season under her belt she has fallen head over heals for the sport.  Teyara looks forward to the day her children enter their first draft and can’t wait for them to experience the friendships, support and welcoming environment drafting has to offer.  Entering the Quest is an opportunity for Teyara to become more involved in the sport she enjoys as well as giving back to the community.

Thank you to our Young Ambassador Quest Sponsors

Fiona Radke 
Handcrafted Stirling Silver Jewellery

Danny Cramp – handmade headstalls and lead ropes

Lloyd & Kathy Aquilina & Family – trophy bridles