Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

The Hall of Fame Finalists await as we count down to the ESNZ Hall of Fame Awards night (in-conjunction with the combined 2023 AGM featuring Dressage NZ, ESNZ Eventing, and ESNZ Jumping & Show Hunter) to be held on Friday 30 June to Sunday 2 July at Rydges Latimer Christchurch

Tickets are now on sale for the Annual Hall of Fame Awards Night – Ticket Price: $30 per person.

Tickets can be purchased by direct credit into the following bank account: 06-0645-0074840-00
Please put FAME AWARDS as the reference and your name in the particulars field

Finalists in each of the ESNZ Award categories are:
Rider of the Year

  • Melissa Galloway
  • Tim Price
  • Phillip Steiner

Horse of the Year – International

  • Windermere J’Obei W
  • Falco IV
  • Cassina Dior

Horse of the Year – National

  • Windermere J’Obei W
  • Trudeau
  • Cassina Dior

Team of the Year

FEI Dressage World Challenge Team, November 2022

  • Jody Hartstone and Just Vincent
  • Susan Tomlin and Dance Hit SW 
  • Lucy Cochrane and Gymanji
  • Paige Fitzgerald and Greenmoor Euphoria

World Eventing Championship Team Bronze, September 2022

  • Tim Price and Falco IV
  • Monica Spencer and Artist
  • Clarke Johnstone and Menlo Park
  • Jonelle Price and McClaren

Combined Discipline AGM

At the Combined AGM on Saturday 1st July, keynote speaker Professor Natalie Waran will present on horse welfare.

Professor Natalie Waran will present on the “Social Licence to Operate / Good Life for the Horse”.  Natalie has recently returned to New Zealand after attending the FEI Sports Forum held in Lausanne, Switzerland in April where she was the invited chairperson of the new FEI Equine Ethics and Wellbeing Commission.  Based in the Hawke’s Bay, Natalie (Nat) is an internationally recognised equine behaviour and welfare scientist with an extensive and impressive academic career. Over the past 30+ years, she has researched and published across a range of areas including; horse transport, indicators of equine stress and pain, equine problem behaviour and equine quality of life and welfare assessment.

For links to the Discipline AGM agendas, remits and all other official documentation: 



Jumping and Show Hunter:

Hall of Fame and Combined AGM schedule:

Friday 30 June



Annual Hall of Fame Awards Dinner

Saturday 1 July





Combined Discipline AGM


Combined Lunch


Keynote Speaker Professor Natalie Waran
“Social Licence to Operate / Good Life for the Horse”


Combined Discipline AGM continued


Dressage NZ Awards Dinner

Sunday 2 July



Discipline AGMs – Dressage NZ and ESNZ Jumping only