Fourth-generation Corriedale breeder Charlie Prell was presented a life membership from the Australian Corriedale Association for his decades spent promoting and supporting the breed.
The award was presented by chairman of the NSW branch of the association, Tony Manchester, Roseville Corriedales, Kingsvale at the Sydney Royal during the Corriedale judging.
Mr Prell was a former chairman of the association himself and his family have a long history with the breed.
His great-grandfather, Charles Prell, imported Corriedales to Australia from New Zealand and registered the family’s Corriedale stud, Gundowringa, at Crookwell in 1916. The stud was registered for 99 years and was the oldest stud on mainland Australia.
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