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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

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

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.

Kate Wood

Board Member – Elected
Phone: 021 728748

Kate lives in Whangarei with her partner Brad and two young boys. Kate has ridden to 4* level eventing and is a cross country course designer for Northland Horse Trials, a role shared with Megan Finlayson. Kate is also a self-employed planner and a part time rider, and coach.

Krista Riding

Board Member – appointed
021 912 661

Krista has ridden and competed at low level eventing most of her life, and is truly passionate about the sport. Her professional background is in project management, process development, business operations and organisational change. She is currently the Business Operations Manager for Xero’s Platform and Product teams.

Jenny Draper

Organising Committee Representative
07 883 3119

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.

Angela Lloyd

Board Member – Elected
Phone: 027 2782124

Marg Evans

Board Member – Elected
Phone: 027 4477358

Marg lives in Rangiora, she is Chair of Eventing Canterbury and, along with her family, has been actively involved in Eventing for many years.

Maree Burnett

Board Member – Appointed
Phone: 021 206 8647

ESNZ Eventing Rider Representatives

Bundy Phillpott

North Island Rider Rep
021 084 57727


Kirsty Sharapoff

South Island Rider Rep
027 699 2441