Definition of campdrafter in English:



NZ, Australian
  • 1A horse used in campdrafts.

    ‘the animal was an outstanding Australian-bred campdrafter’
    • ‘The athleticism and skilful quick turns have given the Stockhorse a reputation as a talented campdrafter.’
    • ‘Look at the best polo horses, campdrafters, dressage, endurance, and show-jumping horses.’
    1. 1.1 A rider who competes in campdrafts.
      ‘an expert campdrafter chooses the cow most likely to do what he wants’
      • ‘Points are scored by the campdrafter both for horsemanship and knowledge of, and skill with, cattle.’
      • ‘None of these fellers has ever had a bad word to say about anybody, except camp-drafters, who are almost universally disliked.’
      • ‘She was a top stockperson and as good a campdrafter as most men involved in competitions.’
      • ‘One of her daughters in particular became a more than competent campdrafter.’
      • ‘Several hundred grey nomads, campdrafters and bullriders attended the three-day Fitzroy Crossing rodeo.’