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John Vinge founded the Upper Murray Horseman’s Association Inc. (UMHA) in 1972, a great horseman in his own right, with the first meeting being held at Granya, Victoria.

The Upper Murray Horseman’s Association is a family based club, offering enjoyment through horses at all levels of riding skill, with a wide variety of activities for participants of all ages. The club is now based in North East Victoria at the picturesque Tallangatta Show Grounds on the shores of Lake Hume, with some events held at outside venues such as Myrtleford and Berrigan.

About the Upper Murray Horseman's Association

We typically hold regular events every month, across a wide range of interest areas including:, Team Yarding (Team Penning), Snaffle Bit Cutting, Campdrafting, Novelties, Obstacle Challenges, Training Days and Clinics, Horsemanship Clinics, Trail Riding and Campovers, Social Get Togethers and more.

The Upper Murray Horseman’s Association has a strong connection with local communities, thanks to the efforts of its members, volunteers, cattle donors and strong support from our sponsors. As well as running our events, we commonly raises funds for local community groups and charities such as Riding for the Disabled, Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer support groups, Country Fire Authority and many more.

Our main aims are:

To offer enjoyment and family participation in equestrian past times and competitive sports

To promote good riding and horsemanship skills

To actively support fundraising activities for local charities and community groups

To promote the association within the community and equestrian fraternity

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