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World Cup Series Claimed by South Islander

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 7:17 pm | Black Balloon

Brooke Edgecombe and Tegan Fitzsimon are the toast of New Zealand’s showjumping fraternity this evening as winners at the FEI World Cup (NZ league) final. More >>

Consistent Cappuccino Stars in Cup

Sunday, 6 January 2019, 8:44 pm | Black Balloon

Tegan Fitzsimon just gave herself a super shot at winning the prestigious FEI (NZ) World Cup Series with her second victory aboard Windermere Cappuccino, this time at the Central and Southern Hawke’s Bay Showjumping Championships in Dannevirke. More >>

New Zealand’s Best Heading to Nation’s Premier Show

Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 2:55 pm | Black Balloon

It’s no surprise there’s high interest from international riders and sponsors keen to be part of the second Takapoto Estate Show Jumping Festival. Tickets for New Zealand’s most beautiful private show are now on sale, through Eventfinda ( ... More >>

Kiwi Jumpers Through at WEG

Friday, 21 September 2018, 10:45 am | Black Balloon

New Zealand jumpers Sam McIntosh and Daniel Meech are through to the second round of competition at the FEI World Individual Jumping Championships at the World Equestrian Games in North Carolina. More >>

Price Eyes Burghley Crown

Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 3:18 pm | Black Balloon

New Zealand’s highest-ranked eventer Tim Price has his sights set on claiming the crown at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Last year, the WEG-bound rider was the best of the Kiwis with his fifth place effort aboard Ringwood Sky Boy and has ... More >>

Cammock Chasing Three Day Crown

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 10:09 am | Black Balloon

It would be a dream come true for Cantabrian Emily Cammock to notch back-to-back wins in the NRM CCI3* Open National Championship at the Three Day Champs this week but she knows it will be a big ask. More >>

Veroana Pretty Flash at North Islands

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:05 am | Black Balloon

Briar Burnett-Grant couldn’t believe it when she won the North Island Bayleys Real Estate Premier League at the APL Showjumping Waikato Festival at Mystery Creek. More >>

Cream of Crop Chase World Cup Opener Honours

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 9:27 am | Black Balloon

The nation’s best showjumpers are Hawke’s Bay bound this week for the opening round of the Bayleys Real Estate New Zealand league of the FEI World Cup Series. More >>

Super Stars Heading to Inaugural EQUITANA Auckland

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:58 am | Black Balloon

EQUITANA Auckland is part of the hugely-successful international brand, with similar events held in Melbourne and Germany. But this time, it is coming to our shores. More >>

Burghley Crown Up For Grabs

Wednesday, 30 August 2017, 3:42 pm | Black Balloon

It’s a strong New Zealand contingent to line up at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trial this week.Sir Mark Todd, Andrew Nicholson and Caroline Powell are all previous winners, with Tim Price having come oh-so-close with his runner-up placing ... More >>

Excitement Builds for NRM 3DE in Taupo

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 12:20 pm | Black Balloon

It is all systems go at the NRM National Three Day Event Championships, with course designers, officials and volunteers all working on final preparations for the big event which gets under way on Thursday. More >>

Series’ Crowns Up For Grabs in Masterton

Thursday, 30 March 2017, 9:42 am | Black Balloon

All roads lead to Masterton this week for the Glistening Waters 2017 Equestrian Sports New Zealand Jumping Series Final Show. More >>

National One Day Champs to be Hosted at Kihikihi

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 5:35 pm | Black Balloon

Kihikihi International Horse Trial has been named as the hosts of the 2017 National One Day Event Championships. More >>

NZ Claws Way Back into Medal Contention

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:08 am | Black Balloon

New Zealand’s Olympic Games eventing team has produced a powerful performance to move into silver medal spot as the riders head into the final day of competition. More >>

New Dressage Academy Launched to Find Future Stars

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 11:22 am | Black Balloon

A Christchurch-based former international equestrienne is on a mission to ensure talented young Kiwi dressage riders have every opportunity to make it to the top. More >>

HOY 2016 Gearing Up For A Cracker

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 12:11 pm | Black Balloon

Entries have closed for the 2016 Farmlands Horse of the Year Show and numbers are up on last year. Competition manager Toni O’Kane and her team had busy start to the week as they collated the 7192 entries that had flooded in. More >>

Top Aussies Keen to Compete at Riding With The Stars

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 10:35 am | Black Balloon

The chance to be part of an invitational that brought together some of the best combinations in the Southern Hemisphere was just too good to miss for top Aussie dressage riders Brett Parbery and Rozzie Ryan. More >>

Leading Ladies Take World Cup Honours

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:51 am | Black Balloon

The Ultra•Mox FEI World Cup produced plenty of drama at the Continental Cars Audi World Cup Festival at Woodhill Sands today with the leading ladies of New Zealand showjumping taking top honours. More >>

Sunday Final for NZ’s Top Jumping Series

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 9:57 am | Black Balloon

The best showjumpers in New Zealand go head-to-head on Sunday for the final of the Ultra•Mox FEI World Cup series. More >>

Super Special Win for Former Race Horse

Monday, 11 January 2016, 10:34 am | Black Balloon

It was third time lucky for ULTRA•MOX World Cup Qualifier winner Tash Brooks and her horse Kapattack today at the Central and Southern Hawke’s Bay Showjumping and Show Hunter Championships in Dannevirke. More >>