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The Snowy River stockmen - Australia [electronic resource] / directed by Didier Fassio ; produced by Fabrice Esteve, Jean Dufour and Gilles Thion.

Other records:
Publication:
Montreal, QC : CinéFête, 2001.
Series:
Ethnographic video online, volume 2
Horsemen ; episode 2
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (30 min.).
Subjects:
Cowboys -- Australia.
Cowboys -- Snowy River (N.S.W. and Vic.).
Horse sports -- Competitions -- Australia.
Horse sports -- Competitions -- Snowy River (N.S.W. and Vic.).
Women in horse sports.
Horsemanship -- Australia.
Horses -- Australia.
Form/Genre:
Ethnographic films.
Documentary films.
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
Introduced in Australia by the first settlers, horses became very quickly an indispensable tool in order to sustain the needs of a young and growing population. Indeed, in the 19th century, the Stockman – the Australian cowboy – and his companion, the stockhorse, were a key element in the economic development of the country. Since then, the horse has become an emblematic figure of the Australian culture and identity. Her love of horses has brought Stacy to a specialized boarding school with a curriculum focusing on horse studies, 400 kilometres away from her family. For Easter week, she goes back to the family ranch along with her horse, Chance. There, she trains with Sarah, her best friend, for one of the greatest Australian equestrian events, The Man from Snowy River Bush Festival. It is on her sixteenth birthday that Stacy takes part in this competition for the first time, secretely hoping to become the first "Woman from Snowy River."
Notes:
Title from title frames (Ethnographic video online, viewed Feb. 6, 2014).
Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2014. (Ethnographic video online, volume 2). Available via World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Fassio, Didier. , Director
Esteve, Fabrice. , Producer
Thion, Gilles. , Producer
Dufour, Jean. , Producer
Alexander Street Press.
OCLC:
877880456
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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