7 Nov 2015

Erin Cassie: Erewhon and Clydesdales

From Saturday Morning, 9:28 am on 7 November 2015
Photo of Erin Cassie, driving a mob of wethers

Erin Cassie, driving a mob of wethers Photo: David Hallett

Erin Cassie is the lease holder, with her partner Colin Drummond, of mid-Canterbury high-country station Erewhon, where much of the farming is done using Clydesdale working horses.

Drummond took over Erewhon, which is made up of 13,500 hectares, in 1998.

He runs hereford cattle sheep, merino sheep and a Clydsdale horse stud.

Meanwhile Cassie runs the tourism side of the station.

Their story is told by writer Yvonne Martin and photographer David Hallett in the new book, Seasons of Erewhon.

Kim Hill talks to Erin Cassie about the book and life on the station.

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