We did it again - the record for the Highest Priced Dog was broken not once but twice - Tom a Red Male Kelpie was sold by Matthew Johnson for $12,000 to Paul Weeding in Tasmania.More
The Australian Kelpie Muster, held each Queen's Birthday long weekend in June is nationally and internationally renowned. Since its inception in 1997, the Muster & Festival has grown into a tremendously successful combination of family fun, entertainment and enterprise
The Festival is filled with fun activities, which celebrate and demonstrate the Kelpies’ amazing skills. The Working Dog Auction provides a unique chance to observe superior working dogs demonstrate their skills before sale. The Auction is firmly placed on the calendar of working dog breeders and buyers, with breeders from all over Australia show-casing their bloodlines. Amazingly high prices are fetched for Kelpies at this auction, with figures in the thousands for a single dog.
Many other events happen in casterton on a regular basis such as the Great Victorian Bike Ride coming to town.