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Endurance Horses En Route to WEG

New Zealand’s endurance horses are in the air and riders Jenny Champion and Philip Graham about to follow shortly. Jenny accompanied Barack Obama on his trip from the Wairarapa to Auckland, with a stopover in Cambridge. The flight departed Auckland in the wee hours of Friday morning before...

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ESNZ database registrations

  Due to the volume of member and equine registrations the Membership Services team advises that there is a five working day turnaround for processing registrations at the moment. We are working hard to clear the backlog and apologise for the delay. The quickest way for you to register...

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Olympians Named in NZ Jumping Team for WEG

It’s Olympians all the way in the New Zealand Jumping team for the FEI World Equestrian Games announced by Equestrian Sports New Zealand today. Samantha McIntosh, Bruce Goodin, Daniel Meech and Sharn Wordley will represent the nation at the Games which are being held in the United States...

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First Comp Looms for WEG Dressage Reps

New Zealand’s WEG dressage representatives get their first taste of American competition this weekend with a CDI in Saugerties. Julie Brougham and John Thompson are both excited to see how their horses are after the long trip over. Both riders say they’ve “trod a bit of water” as...

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Passion for Job Drives Honorary Kiwi

Mention the name Jacky Green in eventing circles and everyone has a story – it’s always a good story and generally about how the pint-sized sassy blonde has helped them. She’s a Brit but may as well be a Kiwi, and admits she’d probably switch passports in a flash if push came to...

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Cracker Day at the Beach

Jade Bradley and Supre Cardrona enjoy the beach ride An absolute cracker of a day ensured a great turnout for Ruahine Endurance Club's first event of the season at Scotts Ferry. We had a lot of newcomers attend and the large truck full of horses from Nga Tawa School certainly boosted our...

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Enduro Vet Thrives on the Thrill of the Race

Endurance vet Nick Page lives in hope that the sport he loves so much will one day be part of the Olympic Games . . . but in the meantime, he’s looking forward to his third WEG. “When one compares the popularity of endurance throughout the world to other disciplines, you would have to...

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Andrew and Jesse Best of Kiwis at Hartpury

The Kiwis were just off the podiums on both sides of the Channel this weekend after competition in the UK and France. Andrew Nicholson was the best of the bunch at the Hartpury International Horse Trials where he was fourth and fifth in the CCI2*. Nicholson added 3.6 cross country time...

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Warning About Use of Ear Hoods

Incidents have been noted both in NZ and overseas where the horse while being ridden, has either shaken it's  head while on  a  long rein, or been allowed to rub it head on its leg resulting in both the ear hood and the bridle detaching themselves from the horse with the rider still mounted....

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Todd in Second Heading into Showjumping

Sir Mark Todd and Leonidas II are a step closer to the top of the leaderboard after the cross country in the CICO3* at Le Grand Complet in Haras du Pin, France. The Kiwi combo were clear and inside time – one of 27 in the 105-strong field – to finish the day with 27.6 penalty points, just...

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