Stock Horses

Nonda Wilderness

2YO colt from our 2015 Landmark Sale Draft

Nonda Wilderness

Hazelwood Conman – Nonda Dottie Papunya 178755 (Nonda Swag – Star Carousel)

Age: 2YO black colt
Registration: pending


Star Carousel Star Carousel

Hazelwood Conman Hazelwood Conman

Hazelwood Romance (Dam of Hazelwood Conman) Hazelwood Romance (Dam of Hazelwood Conman)


This is an exceptional colt.

Both of his grand dams were champion mares – the legendary campdraft champion Hazelwood Romance and Star Carousel, winner of the Cloncurry Stockmen’s Challenge (by a record margin that still stands), winner Moonbi Cowhorse futurity, winner Brisbane Royal – and the mare described by legendary horseman Ian Francis as “simply one of the greats”.

His dam Nonda Dottie Papunya was not competed after being staked when she was out droving in scrub country so we sent her straight to stud once she had recovered. Her first three foals – all equally outstanding – have stamped her as one of the most exciting young producers we have seen.

This is a strong, athletic colt that looks every inch a born camp drafter. He is a pleasure to work with, shows real acceleration in the paddock and has a big natural stop. This colt has the makings of a superstar.

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Nonda 100 Years of History

There is a touch of divinity even in brutes, and a special halo about a horse, that should forever exempt it from indignities. As for those magisterial truck-horses of the docks, I would as soon think of striking a judge on the bench as to lay violent hands upon their holy hides.

—Herman Melville
from Redburn