Our Family and Extended Family

The McCormack family were one of the first to settle in the Merrijig area in 1866 and have run cattle in the King Valley since 1900. The cattle muster is a Family tradition that is still to this day done by the family on horseback over a weekend.  

Cattle Muster 2018 @ King Hut
Cattle Muster 2018 @ King Hut

Bruce and Debra have been in the Trail Riding Business for over 30 years and invite you to join them and their experienced staff on a ride through the magnificent Victorian High Country, sharing with you their expert knowledge and experiences.

Get to hear about the life of a cattle mustering family as featured in Outback magazine. Also see where some of the scenes of the Australian Outback Spectacular Show were filmed starring our very own Cobie, Bruce and Jack McCormack.

Craig's Hut on horseback
Craig’s Hut on horseback

You will experience for yourself the breathtaking views from Mount Stirling and Craig’s Hut; Have a chat to Bruce about his time spent as one of the crack riders in the The Man from Snowy River movies.

View through the horses ears
View through the horses ears

 

Bruce can point out along the way different locations used in the films. You  will roam through tree-ferned valleys, and beautiful river crossings, seeing some spectacular view along the way. 

 

Feeding time after a big day
Feeding time after a big day

You’ll also get the chance to camp at our mustering hut in Pannican Creek. Its hidden  deep in the peaceful Valley. As the horses rest up after a big day, you’ll get to put your feet up and enjoy some nice food, a few drinks and good company around a burning campfire. 

Rides vary in length from two hours, half day, full day to weekend rides and longer. Our tours operate year round and can be tailored to suit your interest.