Jun
25/12
Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville is a village in New Zealand, established in 1884 by George Hunter and that according to the 2006 Census has a population of only 440. But that doesn’t stop it from gathering huge crowds from all over the island for the unique Huntaway Festival.

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

The Huntaway is a fun festival featuring contests like the Dog Braking Contest, pig yarding, speed shearing and the main attraction, The Shemozzle. This a special obstacle race for men or women and their dogs, across steep hills, slipery slopes and disgusting food-stops that include sheep eyes, worms, bugs and raw meat, just to name a few.The obstacles of the Shemozzle are evealed to the contestants only 3 minutes before the race so no one can say they are really prepared..

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

Hunterville Huntaway Festival (12 pics)

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