Dog trials cancelled as drought bites
And now there is more disappointment on the horizon with dog trials in many regions being cancelled.
The nationwide drought conditions are the worst in decades and farmers are shedding stock. But those left behind often are not in a state to be used in the trials.
Brian Burke has been trialling for decades and says it is disappointing. "This is our sport really...you've got to feel sorry for the farmers and the stock because that's their livelihood," he said. MORE>>