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Bird Soars to Victory at National Champs

    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 grey mare Cera...

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Bandito Bounds to GP Victory in Gisborne

Te Aroha teen Rylee Sheehan and Bandito NZPH may only have three Grand Prix to their credit but they notched their second win today in the ESNZ-sponsored class on the final day of the Larsen Sawmilling Equestrian Championships in Gisborne. Eight lined up to be challenged by veteran designer...

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National age group winners crowned

Saturday at the Tavendale and Partners NZ National Jumping and Show Hunter Championships is all about the age group titles. Horses and riders battled with a blustery easterly in the morning and 27 degrees in the afternoon, however it was raining rails however in the Matthews Hanoverians Seven...

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Day Two Wrap National Jumping and Show Hunter Champs

Nicole White and LC Samson are the only combination in the POLi Payments in conjunction with Tavendale and Partners NZ National Premier Horse Championship who go into Sunday’s final round with no faults carried through from the Rounds B & C.  Nicole speaks highly of her “number one”,...

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Interpodia Welcomes Equestrian Sports New Zealand

After a rigorous discovery process, Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ), has selected Interpodia to deliver high quality registration and other member/equine management services. The strategic partnership with the national NZ sports organisation will lighten the burden of equestrian sport...

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Results from Ashburton Area Jumping & Show Hunter

It was a picture perfect morning at the Ashburton Area Jumping and Show Hunter Champs Show 16-17 January 2021 where several North Island competitors attended in preparation for Nationals this weekend. The Ashburton Area Group have just put in 60 new large yards at the West End of the show...

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Day One Wrap NZ National Jumping and Show Hunter Champs

  The competitors and the weather turned out in full force for Day One of the Tavendale and Partners NZ National Jumping & Show Hunter Championship 2021.  All eyes were on Olympian and World Championship representative Samantha McIntosh in the first round of the Tavendale and Partners NZ...

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Dressage U25 Inter Island Teams Announced

The Richmond Saddlery (Nelson)sponsored York Corporation Young Rider Inter Island Team Challenge takes on a new look this year.   Four North Island Team Members competing at the Equestrian Entries Under 25 Championships at the Taupo NEC on 30/21 January will set the standard for South Island...

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ESNZ CEO TO HAND THE REINS OVER Equestrian Sports New Zealand chief executive Dana Kirkpatrick has called time after six years with the organisation. “I have loved this job, the challenges it has posed and the successes we have all celebrated together, but I feel it is now time for someone...

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Wairoa a Happy Hunting Ground for Newsom

Wairoa turned on the weather for back-to-back shows at the weekend. Olivia Newsom (Tauranga) had a blinder over the two events. At the Wairoa A&P Show, she won the ESNZ Horse Grand Prix and placing third in the FMG Young Rider class aboard Caretino Jewel, taking out the Mainland Coachwork...

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