In what turned out to be a bittersweet victory, the Equibreed Leading NZ Jumping Stallion for the second year in a row was Eros K. In March this year we had the heartbreaking news that Eros K had passed away.
Briar Burnett-Grant and Fiber Fresh Veroana
New Zealand Young Rider Briar Burnett-Grant performed exceptionally well, in the first event of the Australian Jumping Teams League (AJTL), held last Friday on the New Sout..
Our penultimate article in our 2018/2019 Season Wrap-up Series looks at the Hinterland Amateur Rider Series, which was taken out by Paxton Conder from Auckland. Conder in her first season back jumping since she sufferered a fractu..
Source: ESNZ, By Diana Dobson – HP Media Liaison
New Zealand showjumpers have qualified a team for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after a hard-fought victory at the FEI Group G Qualifier in Valkenswaard, The Net..
This wrap-up looks at the Dunstan Horsefeeds & Equifibre Junior Rider Series. Of all the Series conducted over the 2018/19 season, this one was probably the tightest and most hotly contested. At the end of a 65 event series, onl..
Above: Tom Tarver-Priebe and Popeye
Over the next few days, a team of New Zealand jumpers will be vying to qualify for the teams event at the Tokyo Olympics. The Group G (incorporating Oceania and South East Asia) R..
The Dunstan Horsefeeds & Equifibre Pro-Amateur Series was won by Sally Clark from Dannevirke riding the home-bred mare Victoria’s Secret. Clark, an eventing Silver Medalist at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, was rewarded f..
In our previous four articles wrapping up the 2018/19 Jumping season, we have looked at the winners of the ESNZ Premier League, the Equissage Horse Grand Prix, the Country TV Pony Grand Prix and the Equibreed NZ and VDL Top Rankin..
The Equibreed NZ and VDL Top Mare Series for 2018/19 was taken out be LT Holst Andrea. Ridden for the season by Brooke Edgecombe from Waipukurau, LT Holst Andrea fought out the series from their main rival, Cor..
Our third article looking at a wrap-up of the 2018/19 season, is on the Country TV Pony Grand Prix. For the third year in succession, mare Maddox Fun House, ridden by Emma Watson, took out the title. This is the first time ..
In the second of our articles wrapping up the 2018/19 Jumping season, we take a look at the Equissage Horse Grand Prix series. Once again, as with the ESNZ Premier League, Windermere Cappuccino was the clear winner. This re..
Well what a frantic end to the season that was. First Takapoto, then straight into Horse of the Year and then a fantastic (if slightly damp!) show at Glistening Waters where all the Series Finals were held. Now that we have caught..
As we reported in previous news articles, some of New Zealand’s finest showjumpers have travelled across the Tasman to compete at the annual Aquis Champions Tour at Elysian Fields in south-eastern Queensland.
Above: Tom Tarver-Priebe and Equifibre Popeye
Two of New Zealand’s finest riders, Melody Matheson and Tom Tarver-Priebe are both still in contention for the rich prize money on offer at the Aquis Champi..
Above: Melody Matheson and Graffiti MH
Some of New Zealand’s best riders have travelled across the Tasman, to compete in Australia’s richest Jumping competition and they are representing their country with distin..
Source: Diana Dobson (The Black Balloon) for ESNZ.
Some of New Zealand’s top showjumpers have created their own slices of history this weekend at the Glistening Waters ESNZ Series Final Show.
Twenty five combinations started the class, with the top 8 coming back in the reverse order of penalties and time for Round 2. Four combinations carried zero penalties from the first round and three of these combinations backed it u..
Today saw a fantastic Day 4 of the Land Rover Horse of the Year (HOY) Championships. Congratulations to all the winners and placegetters from today’s competition.
CLASS 31: Seven Year Old..
Olivia Ahlborn rides the crest of her own creation
Napier’s Olivia Ahlborn is used to creating sparks with her blistering speed in the showjumping ring, now she’s hoping a welding labour of love will have the sam..
The Land Rover Horse of the Year (HOY) Championships opened in fine style in Hawkes Bay today. Held at the famous A&P Showgrounds, HOY encompasses a huge range of equine events for everyone to enjoy.
New Zealand Jumping w..
Seventeen-year-old Brian Moggre of the USA took his first Grand Prix, beating out some of the world’s top jumpers in a six-person jump off.
Sunday’s Florida event was Leg 14 of 14 for the Nor..
The headline class at the Takapoto Estate Showjumping festival was held this afternoon. After exciting qualifying rounds on Thursday and Friday, today’s final saw 24 of New Zealand’s best jumping combinations (as well as a coupl..
After two exciting qualifying rounds over the previous two days, an enthusiastic crowd gathered this morning at the beautiful Takapoto Estate to see the final of the Amateur Tour. Thirty-six combinations, including riders from Canad..
The second qualifying round in the Takapoto Estate Jumping Amateur Tour was held this morning under cloudless clear blue skies. Forty-four combinations were entered and with no jump off for this class, the pressure was on to perform..
After winning the Gold Tour on the first weekend at Takapoto, South Islander Tegan Fitzsimon continued her fantastic season by taking out today’s Silver Tour Final at the Takapoto Estate Showjumping. Combining with the 10-year-old..
The final of the Takapoto Estate Showjumping Pony Tour was held this afternoon in weather conditions that could scarcely be more conducive to quality jumping. Twenty-seven combinations were entered for the final and what a spectacle..
The first qualifier in the Amateur Tour was held this morning at the beautiful Takapoto Estate. This class also serves as a qualifier for the Global Amateur Tour (GAT) as the top two placegetters in the GAT at Takapoto will qualify..
Source: Takapoto Estate Show Jumping
New Zealand’s best showjumpers step up a notch with the second week of competition at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping at Lake Karapiro.
Week one was a resounding success, de..
With riders confirmed from Mexico, Canada, Germany, Brazil, Australia and Japan, the Global Amateur Tour (GAT) event is run in conjunction with the Amateur Tour at the Takapoto Estate Showjumping.
An exciting part of the GAT ..
Source: Takapoto Estate
Tegan Fitzsimon’s season just got better, taking out the Gold Tour Final at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping in Cambridge aboard her amazing Windermere Cappuccino and adding to an alrea..
Source: Takapoto Estate
Photo above: Mitch and Kate Plaw with Takapoto +Estate Show Jumping show director Jaime Campbell and the 2018 Gold Tour winner Maurice Beatson aboard Gold Locks. Photo by Cheleken Photography
Source: Oxer Sport
This well known New Zealand rider was on the Kiwi team in the last Nation’s Cup Team in Rome and she started off her campaign at the XXV Sunshine Tour, by winning the anniversary 1.45m class o..
In the 1.45m opening main class of the 25th edition of the Sunshine Tour it was New Zealand’s Lisa Cubitt jumping to victory. Aboard Belgium’s Gilles Thomas’ former Uncas S, Cubitt spee..
Above: Tegan Fitzsimon and Windermere Cappuccino.
Tegan Fitzsimon not only won the Kinloch Farms / Equissage Horse Grand Prix at the Canterbury Championships this weekend on her superstar Winderemere Cappuccino
By Jane Thomson, Pegasus Communications
The win of the day went to Wellington’s Sophie Scott when she took out the FMG Young Rider class at the Tavendale & Partners NZ National Show Jumping Championship i..
Held over the weekend of 25, 26 and 27 January, the Larson Sawmilling North Island Jumping championships were conducted at held at the A&P Showgrounds in Gisborne.
Results from key classes are listed below.
Source: Show Jumping Waitemata
Tegan (West Melton) and Windermere Cappuccino placed second in the final but their incredible form over their four starts in the league saw them win the series overall.
The New Zealand World Cup Qualifying series for 2018/19 is starting to take shape. To date, four of six rounds have been completed. Results of the first four rounds are as follows:
Round 1: Hastings. (19/10/2018)
Source: Equestrian Sports New Zealand
A team of four riders will travel from Australia to compete in the test against our own team, which will be on borrowed horses.
The Trans-Tasman Young Rider Challenge is a..