If you have been thinking about visiting Dalgety, this weekend is the time to do it. Team Penning and Show Shear competitions are taking place at the showground on the banks of the Snowy River this Saturday followed by Saddle Up Sunday.
With iconic high country skills on display and a BBQ lunch Dalgety is just 35 minutes drive from Jindabyne or Cooma.
There are also a number of dining and bar options in and around town for those looking to try somewhere new for lunch.
Attracting riders from across the state Team Penning is a horse event that sees teams of four riders compete to pen cattle. Judged on time and technique this sport is becoming hugely popular and is the fourth year the event has been held at the Dalgety Showground.
In the annual Dalgety Show Shear shearers put their skill on display in novice, intermediate, senior and open shearing competitions.
Stay for an hour or stay overnight. Camping is available in town and Sunday will see a gymkhana style event called Saddle Up Sunday. Anyone with a horse or pony can enter and registration begins from 8.30am on the day.
For information about entering the Show Shear competition or Saddle Up Sunday visit www.dalgetyshow.com.au/teampenning.html