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Eventing Board

Meet the ESNZ Eventing board members. 

ESNZ Eventing Board

Todd Gloyn

Board Member – Elected (Chair)
Phone: 063248025 or 027 6920097
Email: [email protected]

Todd has been a keen Eventing competitor since he was a teenager,having taken several horses through the grades to 3*. His experience includes three years based in the UK. He spent four years as North Island riders rep and is into his 5th year as an elected board member and his 4th serving as Chairman. Todd operates a family business in the Manawatu.

Melissa da Souza

Board Member – appointed
06 3068106
[email protected]

Melissa lives on a small farmlet in the Wairarapa. Melissa has had a career in investigative journalism, research, communication, book publishing, and documentary making. Her experience in governance includes being the Chairperson of a rural school Board of Trustees. Melissa also spent many years involved with NZ Pony Clubs Assn at Branch, Club, Area and COM level. Melissa served three years as Organising Committee Rep on the Eventing Board and is also heavily invovled with Eventing Wairarapa, spending a few years as Chair of the Area.

Graham Fox

Board Member – Elected
Phone: 0277828794
Email: [email protected]

Graham is a rider from Northland where together with his wife Janet they run their dairy farm and breed sport horses. An active member of the Eventing Northland Committee which runs the horse trials at Barge Park, Graham was elected to the Board in July 2018. 

Jenny Draper

Organising Committee Representative
07 883 3119
[email protected]

Jenny has been involved with eventing a very long time, firstly as a rider, owner and groom and then serving on committees, currently with the Kihikihi and Matamata committees. Jenny is also a dressage judge and a FEI 1/2* eventing judge.

Marg Evans

Board Member – Elected
Phone: 027 4477358
Email: [email protected]

Marg lives in Rangiora with her family who have all been actively involved in Eventing for many years.

Maree Burnett

Board Member – Appointed
Phone: 021 206 8647
Email: [email protected]

Maree has governance and management experience in a range of not for profit organisations, including other national sports organisations. She lives on a lifestyle property north of Christchurch with her family and horses. She has previously enjoyed low-level eventing and retains a keen interest in the sport. 

Raewyn Eastwood

Board Member – Appointed

[email protected]

ph 021 021 223 23

ESNZ Eventing Rider Representatives

Bundy Phillpott

North Island Rider Rep
021 084 57727
[email protected]


Lydia Truesdale

South Island Rider Rep
027 3355284
[email protected]