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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 >>

Podium For Price At Pau

Monday, 26 October 2020, 4:39 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Tim Price, world No.2 eventer, has placed third at Les Etoiles de Pau in France at the only CCI5* to be held this year. Aboard his 17-year-old campaigner Wesko, the Kiwi combination notched their best-ever CCI5* dressage score of 23 penalty points ... More >>

Olympians Inducted Into Equestrian Hall Of Fame

Sunday, 15 March 2020, 12:40 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

New Zealand’s first-ever equestrian Olympic team and one of the nation’s most beloved horses were honoured this evening at the Equestrian Sports New Zealand Hall of Fame cocktail party. Sir Mark Todd’s Charisma along with the 1964 Tokyo Olympic ... More >>

NZ Victory at Gorgeous Gisborne Champs

Monday, 27 January 2020, 8:23 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

The Kiwis ruled in the Trans-Tasman Young Rider Test and Hawke’s Bay riders dominated Grand Prix classes at the Larsen Sawmilling Jumping and Show Hunter Championships in Gisborne today. More >>

Plenty to Chase in NZ World Cup Jumping Final

Thursday, 2 January 2020, 12:45 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

It’s a four-way battle for top honours in the FEI World Cup New Zealand League Series with the final on Sunday at the Golden Grove Stud Central and Southern Hawke’s Bay Jumping Show in Dannevirke. More >>

Lammers Lands Win in CSI1* at Taupo

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 4:37 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Taranaki horsewoman Nakeysha Lammers had lady luck on her shoulder today when she rode Balboa NZPH to a super win in the Events Capital TDC CSI1* 1.4m on the final day of the Taupo Christmas Classic. More >>

Bird and Cassina Fly to Victory in World Cup at Taupo

Sunday, 22 December 2019, 1:56 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Kimberley Bird and her 10-year-old mare Cera Cassina bagged a career highlight this evening with victory in the fourth round FEI World Cup at the Taupo Christmas Classic. More >>

Mighty Massie On Form at Young Horse Champs

Monday, 16 December 2019, 8:41 am | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Logan Massie was a very busy rider at the East Coast Performance Horses National Young Horse Show in Hastings at the weekend but it paid off with the Dannevirke farmer taking out the leading rider crown as well as an age group championship. More >>

Three Podiums from Three Starts for Tegan

Sunday, 8 December 2019, 1:20 pm | Equestrian Sports New Zealand

Tegan Fitzsimon and the delightful Windermere Cappuccino have notched another win in the POLi Payments World Cup (NZ) Series, this time at the Feilding IA&P Show at Manfeild. More >>