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NZ National 3 Day Event Taupō

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 3:08 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

The NZ Three Day Eventing Championships is a highlight of the equestrian calendar, drawing competitors and spectators from across New Zealand. More >>

Aachen In Sights Of Kiwi Eventers

Wednesday, 21 June 2023, 10:35 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

The iconic CHIO Aachen is the next key stop for Kiwi eventers as they work towards the 2024 Olympic Games. New Zealand will field a team in the hotly-contested Nations Cup event at the hugely popular German event which runs from June 23 through to July ... More >>

Beatson Bags Big Win At Takapoto

Saturday, 5 November 2022, 7:31 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Maurice Beatson is on a roll, this evening winning the second round of the POLi Payments FEI World Cup (NZ League) with Central Park at Takapoto Estate in Cambridge. The Dannevirke farmer, who last week won his 206th Grand Prix, produced the only ... More >>

Prices Top World Rankings

Friday, 7 October 2022, 9:14 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s golden couple of eventing Tim and Jonelle Price are now officially on top of the world. The latest FEI rankings have Tim at no.1 and Jonelle at no.2 and it is believed they are the first married couple to do so. It’s been three-and-a-half ... More >>

Burghley Is Back And The Kiwis Are Ready

Wednesday, 31 August 2022, 10:07 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s golden couple of the eventing world head to the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this week chasing victory in an event largely recognised as the world’s premier 5*. World no. 2 and no. 5, Tim and Jonelle Price, along with fellow Kiwi ... More >>

Podium For Price At Luhmuhlen

Monday, 20 June 2022, 4:46 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Jonelle Price, New Zealand’s highest ranked eventer, had placed third in the CCI5*-L in Luhmuhlen, Germany, aboard her 17-year-old mare Faerie Dianimo. The event, one of only seven on the global calendar at top level, is a happy hunting ground for ... More >>

Five Star Win For Price In France

Monday, 1 November 2021, 6:58 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Two-time Olympic eventer Tim Price has this morning won the CCI5*-L at Les Etoiles de Pau in France, with his wife Jonelle also on the podium in third. Tim and 12-year-old Falco led from the start, scoring 22.1 penalty points in the dressage, coming home ... More >>

Podium For Price In The US

Monday, 18 October 2021, 9:08 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Tokyo Olympian Tim Price nabbed a slice of eventing history en route to third place in the CCI5*-L at the inaugural Maryland 5* in the United States. Tim is the first rider in the world to complete the cross country in all of seven 5* events – the ... More >>

Trudeau Triumphs At National Three Day Champs

Sunday, 16 May 2021, 5:15 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Taranaki dairy farmer Matthew Grayling and Trudeau en route to victory in the DVS Home Ventilation CCI4*-L National Championship in Taupo this afternoon. Photo by KAMPIC/Sarah Lord Matthew Grayling has once again triumphed in the pinnacle class ... More >>

Taupo Hosting National Three Day Champs

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 5:22 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Some of the big names may be missing but the classes at this week’s New Zealand Three Day Event Championships are hugely competitive, with expectations high for some close-fought battles across the levels. All eyes will be on the DVS Home Ventilation ... More >>

Full Circle For New ESNZ CEO

Friday, 7 May 2021, 3:04 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Julian Bowden - the new ESNZ chief executive. Equestrian Sports New Zealand’s new chief executive brings plenty of sports acumen coupled with commercial business experience to the national body. Julian Bowden, who is currently chief executive ... More >>

Bird Soars To Victory At National Champs

Monday, 25 January 2021, 6:49 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Kim Bird figures she has never been in a more intense competition than this afternoon when she held her nerve to win the Tavendale and Partners New Zealand National Premier Horse Championship at McLean’s Island in Christchurch. Kim and her 11-year-old ... More >>

Taupo Teen Takes World Cup Final

Sunday, 17 January 2021, 6:33 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Annabel Francis and Carado GHP flying to victory in the POLi Payments FEI World Cup (NZ) Final at the Giltrap Audi World Cup Fesitval at Woodhill Sands this afternoon. Photo by Cheleken Photography Taupo teen Annabel Francis grabbed an impressive double ... More >>

Top Kiwi Showjumpers Chase NZ World Cup Final Honours

Thursday, 14 January 2021, 3:40 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

The final of New Zealand’s highest-ranked showjumping series is stacking up to be a real head-to-head amongst the nation’s best riders. The POLi Payments FEI World Cup (New Zealand League) Series final is coming down to a three rider battle ... More >>

Top-Class Competition On Cards For World Cup At Taupo

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 4:22 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Taupo teen Annabel Francis and Carado GHP are hot contenders in the POLi Payments and McIntosh Global Equestrian FEI World Cup qualifier at the Taupo Christmas Classic later this weekend. Photo by Cheleken Photography New Zealand’s best showjumpers ... More >>

Last Year’s Runner Up Turns Tables On Olympian After Great Weekend At Puhinui Horse Trials

Monday, 14 December 2020, 8:05 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Taupo rider Monica Oakley and Artist managed to turn the tables on Olympian Clarke Johnstone riding Aces High in 2020 in the Veterinary Associates CCI 4* Three Day Event after being beaten into second by Johnstone at the same event last year. In ... More >>

Clarke Johnstone Aces Cross Country On Second Mount But Says Balmoral Sensation Is Still His Number One Horse

Sunday, 13 December 2020, 8:21 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Clarke Johnstone and Aces High showed their class and experience by putting in a faultless round and claiming the lead in the 4*Long format cross country at the Puhinui horse trials. “It was a very, very good round after number 7. He was pretty flightly ... More >>

Puhinui International Three Day Event - Day 1 Dressage Day Ends In Carrots!

Friday, 11 December 2020, 7:03 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Personal best scores were the order of the day at the Puhinui International Horse Trials with Amanda “Muzi” Pottinger producing a stunning test from her top horse, Just Kidding to take the lead from Olympian Clarke Johnstone with Aces High. Their ... More >>

Record Numbers Head To NZ Young Horse Champs

Wednesday, 9 December 2020, 3:46 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s future superstars are heading to Hawke’s Bay this week for the 2020 National Young Horse Jumping Championships with a record 510 horses taking part in the 25th anniversary event. It’s a very special event that was started by long ... More >>

Hawera Hosts World Cup Qualifier

Friday, 20 November 2020, 11:04 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

It’s the second round of the POLi Payments FEI World Cup (NZ) Series on Sunday and back to back victor Tegan Fitzsimon will be chasing a hat trick with her very talented horse Windermere Cappuccino at the Egmont A&P Show in Hawera. The ... More >>





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