Strathmerton Drilling is a family owned and operated company based in the North East of Victoria servicing Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and into Queensland on request and availability.

Strathmerton Drilling pride themselves on maintaining a safe and healthy environment for their employees, clients and future generations. Jack and Heath have extensive experience in drilling stock and domestic bores, town water supplies, large diameter irrigation bores, monitoring bores and exploration drilling.

Drilling techniques include:

  • Rotary Mud
  • Rotary Air
  • Down Hole Hammer


Strathmerton Drilling is serviced by its own engineering workshop which ensure all materials are prepared according to individual jobs, and are of the highest quality.


Bates Saddlery


Bates Saddles offer highly specialised saddles for every discipline that are engineered to bring out the best in you and your horse. Experience the power of innovation from underneath the finest European level.

For you, the rider, enjoy instantaneous comfort, optimal balance and seamless contact with your horse, leaving you free to concentrate on your aids.

For your horse, the CAIR® Cushion System and EASY-CHANGE® Fit Solution ensure their absolute comfort and your peace of mind. Revolutionise your riding experience and fulfil your true potential in a Bates Saddle.


SADDLE WINNER: Phoebe Rathjen

Prize Winner name drawn 28 May 2020 by Equestrian Victoria CEO.