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Breeding for the Podium

There’s a core group of New Zealand sport horse breeders who are on a mission to make sure Kiwi showjumpers have the best possible shot of podium placings on the world stage. It’s a real coming together with Mount View Sport Horses, Gareth Dunkerley, Takapoto Estate, Lake Taupo...

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Busy Kiwis Boekelo Bound

There’s a quad of Kiwi eventers heading to Military Boekelo Enschede in The Netherlands this week where they’ll go head-to-head against other top combinations for the final round of the FEI Eventing Nations Cup competition. Tim Price, Jonelle Price, Amanda Pottinger, and Dan Jocelyn will...

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Weather no Match for Exciting Competition

Sam Gillies and Lumarzo flying to the win in the FMG Young Rider Series at SCNO's Spring Has Sprung Jumping and Show Hunter Show - Photo Credit-Michelle Clarke Photography.   It’s been a busy weekend around the country with competitors keen to get their seasons underway in Taupo,...

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GIVE SOMEONE A LEG UP! Warm-up area etiquette The warm-up area at a show can be intimidating for newcomers, but if everyone knows and follows the rules, it benefits you and others warming up at the same time. You’ll see these signs at show warm up areas around the country this coming...

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ESNZ 2022 Annual General Assembly Wrap-up

ESNZ 2022 Annual General Assembly Wrap-up ESNZ held its Annual General Assembly on Thursday 29th September 2022 at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington and online via zoom.  Follows are the key outcomes from the day: Election of Officers...

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Nelson Turns it on for First Big Show of Season

Jack Ford (Kaikoura) aboard Masaii Mara GNZ in the Ultramox 6 Year Old Breeders Series (held in conjunction with PGG Wrightsons) - Photo Credit - Wilde Photography   Record entries and perfect weather combined to create two fantastic days of jumping at the South Island’s first full...

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A Half Century of World Cups for Course Designer Hansen

  The opening round of the POLi Payments FEI World Cup (NZ) League at the Hawke’s Bay A& P Show next month marks quite a milestone for course designer Kevin Hansen. This will be his 50th World Cup course, and he clearly remembers the first back in 1998 at Taupo where Ann Wilson...

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Cadenza Conquers all in Rotorua Grand Prix

Daniel Blundell rides Cadenza NZPH for the win in the EvoEvents Horse Grand Prix at Cambridge Grains Rotorua Spring Show Jumping Show - Photo Credit - Cornege Photography   A double clear from Daniel Blundell and Cadenza NZPH was good enough to take the win in the EvoEvents Grand Prix...

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2022 Bates Dressage Championships, Webb Equestrian Para Equestrian & Livamol FEI Dressage World Challenge Schedules

Save the dates 23-26 November at Taupo NEC (WDC horse inspection and arena  familiarization for all competitors  on 23rd) Competition gets underway Thursday and the Grand Finale, the NZ Hanoverian Society Grand Prix Freestyle on Saturday night.  A riders/judges clinic with AUS FEI 4*...

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2022 ESNZ Hybrid Annual General Assembly Information and Annual Report

The 2022 ESNZ Hybrid Annual General Assembly will take place on Thursday 29th September in Wellington at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor and online via Zoom. We would like to advise all members of the upcoming 71st ESNZ Annual General Assembly of ESNZ and invite all with a vest interest...

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