Dressage is the discipline for every horse and rider. Dressage promotes harmonious riding and training to form a trusting partnership. Dressage develops willingness, expression, flexibility, balance, and power in the horse. These qualities make riding more enjoyable at every level in the discipline of your choice.
Eventing is a discipline at which New Zealand has excelled with numerous Olympic and World Championship successes. It is also one of a handful of sports where men and women of all ages compete on equal terms and the genuine amateur can compete against a world or Olympic champion.
Endurance riding is the fastest growing equestrian sport in the world; indeed there is no better way to see the countryside than on the back of a horse. Endurance is one of the few sports where men and women compete alongside each other, with equal opportunities, from introductory level right up to World Champs, and where families can take part together with children and teenagers riding alongside adults.
Jumping is undoubtedly the most popular equestrian discipline recognised internationally and is an exciting and rewarding sport for all levels and age groups. The jumping season here in New Zealand runs across the country, with ample opportunity to take part in a range of classes from those at the grassroots and entry level to the exciting, hotly contended Series classes and the elite World Cup competitions.
Para Equestrian gives people with mild to severe disabilities the opportunity to train and to compete at dressage competition on equal terms. You will compete at a certain grade, based on your level of impairment, or against able-bodied riders if you choose.