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NZ Dominates at Boekelo
Sunday, October 8, 2017

New Zealand eventers have scooped the pool at the CCIO3* Military Boekelo-Enschede in The Netherlands, with Tim Price taking the individual crown and the team winning the final of the FEI Nations Cup. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Price Fifth at Burghley
Sunday, September 3, 2017

The British have dominated the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials this morning, taking the top four places at the prestigious 4* event, with Tim Price the best of the Kiwis in fifth. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Burghley Leaderboard Shuffled After Cross Country
Saturday, September 2, 2017

The Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials delivered this morning and the leaderboard has certainly had a decent shake up. It’s been a bit of a challenging cross country day for the Kiwis, but Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy sit in fourth and Andrew Nicholson aboard Nereo in sixth, heading into tonight’s showjumping. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Todd in Pole Position at Burghley
Friday, September 1, 2017

Sir Mark Todd and Leonidas II are leading the pack at the end of the dressage at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in the UK this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Burghley Crown up for Grabs
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

It’s a strong New Zealand contingent to line up at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trial this week. Sir Mark Todd, Andrew Nicholson and Caroline Powell are all previous winners, with Tim Price having come oh-so-close with his runner-up placing in 2015. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Eventing Super League All Wound Up
Tuesday, June 20, 2017

The ESNZ Eventing Super League concluded with the Pryde’s Easifeed CCI3* at the Saddleworld Melbourne International Three-day Event at Werribee Park over Australian Queen’s Birthday weekend, 8-12 June, as the New Zealand Oceania team competing there did not contest the final leg on home soil at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Kiwis Win Senior Oceania Championships in Melbourne
Monday, June 12, 2017

New Zealand’s senior eventing team broke a decade-long drought today when they won a hard-fought Oceania Championships at the Saddleworld Melbourne International Three Day Event. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Victory for Aussie Young Guns in 2017 Oceania Championships
Monday, June 12, 2017

Australia’s Young Rider team cruised to a comfortable victory in the CCI2* Young Rider leg of the 2017 Oceania Championships today at the Melbourne International 3 Day Event. The team of four women including Gemma Tinney, Shenae Lowings, Olivia Barton and Tayah Andrew went into the final show jumping phase with a dominant lead and they maintained their strong position right until the very end to win by 65 penalties. Report by Jo McKinnon, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Stars of Future in Force
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Australia’s Oceania Championships Young Rider Team continued to impress on cross-country day at Melbourne International 3 Day Event. Going into today’s second phase with only a narrow lead over the New Zealand team, they managed to strengthen their hold on the prestigious contest thanks to a superb riding display led by Gemma Tinney. Report by Jo McKinnon, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Kiwis on Song in Melbourne
Sunday, June 11, 2017

New Zealand holds pole position at the Oceania Championships, filling the top three slots in the CCI3* field with just the showjumping to go. Jock Paget (Taupo) and Angus Blue are leading the charge, with Ginny Thompson (Kaukapakapa) and Star Nouveau in second and Samantha Felton (Matangi) aboard Ricker Ridge Pico Boo third. The Equestrian Entries Senior Team sit 18.2 penalty points clear of their hosts Australia. Report by Diana Dobson, Eventing Media Liaison more info...


Kiwis Set the Pace at Oceania Championships in Melbourne
Saturday, June 10, 2017

Kiwi eventers are looking to nab a little history at the end of the dressage in the CCI3*at the Oceania Championships, being held as part of the Saddleworld Melbourne International Three Day Event. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwi Senior Team Gets Early Jump on the Aussies
Saturday, June 10, 2017

The New Zealand Senior Team has taken the early lead in the 2017 Oceania Championships CCI3 * competition after the Dressage phase today. They finished 17 penalties (total 139.2) clear of the Australian team (total 156.2) to establish a narrow early lead going into tomorrow’s cross-country phase. Equestrian Australia Press Release by Jo McKinnon.
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Australians Take Early Lead in Oceania Championships
Friday, June 9, 2017

The opening day of the 2017 Melbourne International 3 Day Event saw Australia’s Oceania Championships Young Rider Team get off to a winning start in the CCI2* dressage phase. more info...


From Mutchilba to Melbourne 3DE
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The Australian Senior and Young Rider teams are set and rearing to go for the 2017 Oceania Championships that begin tomorrow at the Melbourne International Three-Day Event. In glorious winter sun this morning at Werribee Park representative riders and their horses continued their final preparations practising their dressage tests. Report by Equestrian Australia media contact Jo McKinnon. more info...


Eventing Super League culminates at Melbourne
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Donna Edwards-Smith (Te Kauwhata) will not be contesting the Saddleworld Melbourne International Three-day Event at Werribee Park, June 8-12, but she and DSE Mr Hokey Pokey cannot be beaten in the year long ESNZ Eventing Super League, which culminates in the CCI3* at the Oceania Championships on Australian Queen’s Birthday weekend. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


2016-17 Eventing Series Wrapped Up
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

All the ESNZ Eventing series concluded at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo except the Super League, which has been extended to include the Melbourne Three-day Event as the Oceania squad horses did not contest the CCI3* at Taupo. A short format CIC3* was staged for their final run before the Oceania Championships on 8-12 June. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Challenging Cross Country Sorts Fields at NRM3DE
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Amanda Pottinger’s best laid plans went out the window today and she looks on track to successfully defend her NRM CCI3* Open National Championship title at the National Three Day Event Champs in Taupo. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Nicholson Takes Badminton
Sunday, May 7, 2017

Andrew Nicholson can finally add the one trophy missing from his cabinet . . . the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. It was a fairy tale finish with a very dramatic ending this morning which saw four Kiwi combinations in the top six.
Report by Diana Dobson.
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Clutch of Kiwis to Tackle Badminton
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

All roads lead to Gloucestershire this week where 87 of the world’s best eventing combinations will battle it out for honours in the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Cancellation causes Chaos
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The cancellation of the cross-country phase of the Central Districts Horse Trials at the McKelvie family’s Pukemarama Farm, near Foxton, on Sunday, was “pretty devastating” to course designer John Holmes, as it had never happened to him before. Mike Etherington-Smith was at the venue and had walked the course with him, which was very valuable, but as he said, “All that work for nothing.” Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Cancellation causes Chaos
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The cancellation of the cross-country phase of the Central Districts Horse Trials at the McKelvie family’s Pukemarama Farm, near Foxton, on Sunday, was “pretty devastating” to course designer John Holmes, as it had never happened to him before. Mike Etherington-Smith was at the venue and had walked the course with him, which was very valuable, but as he said, “All that work for nothing.” Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Price and Meyer Fly NZ Flag at Kentucky
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

New Zealand has just two combinations at this week’s Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. Rio Olympian Tim Price and Joe Meyer will line up at Kentucky, one of the world’s six top-ranked CCI4* events. more info...


Cammock takes the Spoils
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

It was a “match race” between Emily Cammock and Kirsty Sharapoff at McLeans Island, Christchurch, over the weekend, with the lead in the Ultimate Design & Renovation CNC3* changing after each phase, but it was Cammock who triumphed in the end, to take the generous first prize and the ESNZ Eventing Super League points. Report by Virginia Caro.
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SI's Second Leg of Super League
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The second of the South Island’s two rounds of the ESNZ Eventing Super League takes place at McLeans Island, Christchurch, this weekend, with only three combinations contesting the short format Ultimate Design & Renovation CNC3*class, being run in conjunction with the South Island Three-day Event. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Felton Clinches Unique Full Set of Titles
Sunday, April 9, 2017

Samantha Felton completed a rather unique clutch of titles today with her victory in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* Forest Gate Trophy at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial. Her win aboard Ricker Ridge Escada in the national one day title class means she has now won a ‘full set’ – from pre novice to 1*, 2* and now the 3*. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Escada Scales New Heights for Felton at Kihikihi
Saturday, April 8, 2017

John Nicholson’s cross country course caused plenty of problems for the top riders in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* Forest Gate Trophy Championship at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial today. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Sun Shines on Degas at Kihikihi
Friday, April 7, 2017

It’s tight at the top of the 3* leaderboard, but Sarah Young just has her nose in front of the CIC3* class at the end of the dressage phase at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial today. Preview by Diana Dobson. more info...


Young Riders meet the Challenge
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Former Oceania team member Abigail Long, Levin, riding Enzo, has won the NZ Young Rider Eventing Championship at Hunua over the weekend, leading home the field in a strong 2* class which included a number of senior 3* riders. In doing so she has rocketed to the top of the Mitavite Young Rider series, and staked a strong claim to be included in this year’s NZ Young Rider team. Report by Virginia Caro.
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National One Day Champs to be Hosted at Kihikihi
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Kihikihi International Horse Trial has been named as the hosts of the 2017 National One Day Event Championships. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


No change at the top of ESNZ Eventing Super League
Monday, November 7, 2016

There was no change at the business end of the ESNZ Eventing Super League table following the South Island Eventing Championships at McLeans Island, Christchurch, over the weekend, and the Australian International Three-day Event CCI4* at Adelaide. Report by Virginia Caro.
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DONNA & YOGI TOP THE SUPER LEAGUE
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Following their decisive win in the Red Snap’r CIC3* title class at the National Eventing Championships at the Silver Fern Farms property Arran Station, Takapau, over the weekend, Donna Edwards-Smith and DSE Mr Hokey Pokey, affectionately known as Yogi, have claimed top spot in the ESNZ Eventing Super League. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


2016 National Eventing Championships at Arran Station
Sunday, October 30, 2016

The diminutive DSE Mr Hokey Pokey delivered for Donna Edwards-Smith at Arran Station over the weekend, consolidating his overnight lead with a clear cross-country round incurring 16.8 time penalties to win the 60th running of the Forest Gate Trophy by a decisive 12.3 penalty margin. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Paget Returning to NZ to Coach and Compete
Wednesday, October 19, 2016

World-class eventer Jock Paget is taking his career to a new level. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Paget Into Fourth After Lovely Cross Country Round at Pau
Sunday, October 16, 2016

New Zealand eventer Jock Paget and Clifton Signature have ridden themselves into fourth place at the end of the cross country phase of the CCI4* putting themselves well in contention for the podium at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau in France. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Paget Sixth at End of Pau Dressage
Friday, October 14, 2016

Jock Paget and Clifton Signature sit in sixth place, well in touch with the leader, at the end of the dressage phase in the CCI4* at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau in France this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Two, Three and Four at Burghley
Monday, September 5, 2016

The rails fell freely for most of the top 10 at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this morning but three Kiwis filled the top four slots and Tim Price finished second in the cash-rich FEI Classics Series. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis fly at Burghley
Friday, September 2, 2016

The New Zealand flag dominates the top of the leaderboard at the end of the dressage phase at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in the UK. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Burghley bound Kiwis seeking Glory
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

New Zealand eventers are being pegged as some of the riders to watch at the 2016 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials this week. Report by Diana Dobson.
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NZ Based Eventer best of the Kiwis in Rio
Thursday, August 11, 2016

Clarke Johnstone has given the sport of eventing in New Zealand a huge boost by completing the Olympic Three-day Event with the best performance of the Kiwi team. The only rider to be based here, in the Waikato, Johnstone outshone his British based team mates in the drama packed event at Rio. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Tough Day For Kiwi Eventers
Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Medals may have slipped from the grasp of the Kiwi eventers but two still finished in the top seven at the Rio Olympic Games, and team placed an agonising fourth.
Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Claw Way Back Into Medal Contention
Monday, August 8, 2016

New Zealand’s Olympic Games eventing team has produced a powerful performance to move into silver medal spot as the riders head into the final day of competition. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Bravery, Accuracy and Boldness Called for on Cross Country
Sunday, August 7, 2016

It was a tough day for New Zealand’s eventers at the Rio Olympic Games. Neither Jonelle Price and Clarke Johnstone produced the marks they wanted, and both say the team will now have to go fast and clear in tomorrow’s challenging cross country phase. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Sitting Handy After Day One of Dressage
Saturday, August 6, 2016

Eventing Team New Zealand sits in fifth spot with riders in seventh and 13th places at the end of the first day of dressage at the Olympic Games in Rio. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Eventing Team NZ Combos named
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

New Zealand has today named a stellar combination of eventing horses for the Rio Olympic Games. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


NZ Eventers Seventh and Ninth in Germany
Sunday, July 17, 2016

Two New Zealand eventers have this afternoon placed in the top 10 in the CICO3* at the prestigious CHIO Aachen, with the team placing fourth. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwis handy in Team Competition at Aachen
Friday, July 15, 2016

With the dressage and showjumping phases behind riders, the team contest in the CICO3* at the CHIO Aachen in Germany is turning into a super tight competition. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


NZ Equestrian Team named
Monday, June 27, 2016

Sir Mark Todd set for eighth Olympic Games as Equestrian Team confirmed for Rio Today sets another milestone in New Zealand’s sporting history as the New Zealand Olympic Committee confirms a five-strong equestrian team and one dressage rider for the Rio Olympic Games at a formal selection announcement in the United Kingdom. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


ESNZ Eventing Super League Final
Monday, May 16, 2016

The top two spots in the ESNZ Eventing Super League were all tied up prior to the last competition, the NRM CCI3* National Championship at Taupo over the weekend, but it was a fascinating tussle for third place in the year long series, with the result going down to the wire on the final day’s showjumping. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Preview Eventing Super League Finale
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo this coming weekend, May 12-15, will see the culmination of all six of the ESNZ Eventing series, with most interest focusing on the Super League, contested at elite level, despite the top two spots being decided already. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Five in Top 15 at Badminton for NZ
Monday, May 9, 2016

The Kiwis have finished just off the podium at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials, but still with five in the top 15 on a history-making morning in the UK.
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Three Kiwis in Top Six After Tough Cross Country
Saturday, May 7, 2016

The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials’ cross country was as “big and bold” as ever but three Kiwis sit in the top six this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Johnstone and Campbell Sitting Handy After Dressage
Friday, May 6, 2016

Clarke Johnstone and Jesse Campbell have started the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in fine style, with both inside the top 10 at the end of the dressage phase. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Badminton beckons NZ's best
Wednesday, May 4, 2016

New Zealand’s eventing combinations will be chasing top results at the weekend’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Top 10 for Todd at Kentucky
Sunday, May 1, 2016

Sir Mark Todd and NZB Campino were the best of the Kiwis at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* Three Day Event in the United States this morning, finishing in seventh place.
Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Tough Day of Cross Country for All at Kentucky
Saturday, April 30, 2016

Bouts of torrential rain made for challenging conditions on cross country day at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* Three Day Event in the United States. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Todd leads NZ Charge at Kentucky
Friday, April 29, 2016

Sir Mark Todd sits in sixth equal place at the end of the dressage phase at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* Three Day Event in the United States, with two other Kiwis in the top 20. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Todd leads NZ Charge at Kentucky
Friday, April 29, 2016

Sir Mark Todd sits in sixth equal place at the end of the dressage phase at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* Three Day Event in the United States, with two other Kiwis in the top 20. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Van Tuyl Takes 3* at Kihikihi
Sunday, April 10, 2016

Katharine Van Tuyl and Double J Sunshine sealed their win in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* with a stunning clear round at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial this afternoon. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Sun Shines for Van Tuyl at Kihikihi
Saturday, April 9, 2016

A ‘typically challenging’ John Nicholson cross country course has meant big shake-ups at the top of the CIC2* and CIC3* fields at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial in the Waikato today. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Tight Tussles at Top of Leaderboards after Dressage
Friday, April 8, 2016

Donna Edwards-Smith and her delightful Mr Hokey Pokey may have the slightest of leads in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial, but this is never just a dressage competition. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kihikihi attracts the big Guns
Monday, April 4, 2016

The cream of the countries elite eventers head to the Kihikihi International Horse Trials this weekend, with thirteen to contest the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* class, seeking to test themselves over John Nicholson’s highly regarded cross-country course, as well as collect ESNZ Eventing Super League points. Preview by VIRGINIA CARO. more info...


Change in Leader at Puhinui after Cross Country
Saturday, December 12, 2015

It was a drama filled cross country day at Puhinui with Virginia Thompson on Star Noveau emerging as leaders at the end of the day. The pair absolutely nailed the challenging jumps, and was the only ones to finish on their dressage score. Report by Jane Thompson.
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Lodder leads after Dressage at Puhinui
Friday, December 11, 2015

Aucklander Dannie Lodder was surprised to find out she was leading the field at the conclusion of the dressage phase at the Puhinui International Horse Trials as she had initially been a bit disappointed in Tomahawk II’s test. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Third for Johnstone at Adelaide 4*
Sunday, November 22, 2015

Clarke Johnstone never doubted his beautiful horse Balmoral Sensation would make the podium at the Australian International 3 Day Event in Adelaide. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Johnstone Looking to be the Sensation at Adelaide
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Clarke Johnstone has the podium in his sights at the last CCI4* ranked event in the 2015 season. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Equestrians Shine in Both Hemispheres
Monday, October 26, 2015

New Zealand’s top eventers, showjumpers and dressage riders have all
featured on podiums overnight. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Brougham Podiums in Sydney and Price Eyes the Same in France
Sunday, October 25, 2015

It’s been a night of solid results from Kiwis equestrians in both hemispheres with a podium finish for dressage rider Julie Brougham in Australia while eventer Tim Price is handily placed heading into the final phase of the CCI4* at Les 4 Etoiles de Pau in France. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Head to Pau for Last 4* of Season
Wednesday, October 21, 2015

New Zealand eventers head this week to the last big CCI4* event on the Northern Hemisphere eventing calendar, Les Etoiles de Pau in France. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwi Eventers Rio Bound
Sunday, October 11, 2015

New Zealand’s eventers have qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games this morning at the Military Boekelo Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Sun shines for first Eventing Super League
Sunday, October 11, 2015

Katharine Van Tuyl, Woodville, riding Double J Sunshine, took the early lead in the ESNZ Eventing Super League following their win in the Total Industrial Solutions CIC3* class at Taupo over the weekend. Report by Virginia Caro.
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NZ Poised for Rio
Saturday, October 10, 2015

New Zealand looks well on track to secure the team spot at the 2016 Rio Olympics after some brilliant efforts in the cross country overnight in the CCI3* at the Military Boekelo Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Price Still Leads at Boekelo
Friday, October 9, 2015

Jonelle Price and Cloud Dancer II are leading after two days of dressage in the CIC3* at the 2016 Rio Olympics team qualifier at the Military Boekelo Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Price Still Leads at Boekelo
Friday, October 9, 2015

Jonelle Price and Cloud Dancer II are leading after two days of dressage in the CIC3* at the 2016 Rio Olympics team qualifier at the Military Boekelo Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Much Hanging on Olympic Qualifier at Boekelo
Tuesday, October 6, 2015

All eyes will be on the New Zealand eventers this week as they chase qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the CCI3* at the Military Boekelo Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Eventing Season moves into Full Swing
Monday, October 5, 2015

The 2015-16 ESNZ Eventing season moves into full swing at Taupo this weekend when the first Super League class takes place at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Aratiatia, with ten of the country’s top competitors vying for early points in the year long series. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Countdown to National Eventing Championships
Thursday, September 24, 2015

The country’s top horse and rider combinations will be at Arran Station, Takapau, in Central Hawkes Bay, for the National Eventing Championships in exactly a month’s time, with the arrival inspection and horse ID taking place on 23rd October. The dressage and showjumping will follow on Saturday and the cross-country on Sunday. Preview by Virginia Caro. more info...


Back to Back Wins for Price at Blenheim
Sunday, September 20, 2015

It’s two from two for Jonelle Price, who this morning became the first rider to win back-to-back titles in the CIC3* class at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials in Oxfordshire. more info...


Second for Price at Burghley
Sunday, September 6, 2015

Tim Price has finished second behind world number one Michael Jung at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in the United Kingdom this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Three Kiwis in Top Seven at Burghley
Saturday, September 5, 2015

Team Price are buzzing after a brilliant day’s cross country saw husband and wife Tim and Jonelle sit second and third at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Price Handy After Dressage at Burghley
Friday, September 4, 2015

Tim Price and Ringwood Sky Boy sit in fifth equal place at the end of the dressage at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwis Chasing Four Star Victory at Burghley
Thursday, September 3, 2015

There is a strong Kiwi contingent heading to the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials this week, and any one of them could quite rightly claim the very prestigious title. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Silver for NZ at Aachen
Friday, August 14, 2015

New Zealand has finished second behind hosts Germany at the CICO3* FEI Nations Cup in Aachen this morning, with three riders in the top eight. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Points Tight at Top of Leaderboard in Aachen
Thursday, August 13, 2015

New Zealand eventers are sitting second behind hosts Germany at the
CICO3* FEI Nations Cup in Aachen after the dressage and showjumping phases, but there is nothing in it between the top three teams. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis Chase Honours at Top Aachen Event
Tuesday, August 11, 2015

It’s a stellar line-up of New Zealand eventers that heads to the CICO3* FEI Nations Cup in Aachen, Germany, this week. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


More Magic from Price at Luhmulen
Sunday, June 21, 2015

It’s been another brilliant day for world number five Jonelle Price at
the Luhmühlen International Horse Trials in Germany, as she sits in
second and third place in the CCI4* and CIC3* after an exciting day of
cross country.
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Stellar Kiwi Line-Up at Luhmühlen
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

New Zealand’s top eventers will be tested by the rest of the best at this week’s CCI 4* Luhmühlen International Horse Trials in Germany. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


New Zealand Young Riders team have triumphed
Sunday, May 17, 2015

The New Zealand Young Riders team have triumphed over their Australian competitors in the Oceania Teams Challenge at the NRM National 3 Day Event in Taupo this weekend. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Outstanding Performance from NZ Young Riders
Saturday, May 16, 2015

Australia has the upper hand over the New Zealanders after the cross country phase in the Senior Oceania Challenge at the NRM National 3 Day Event in Taupo but it was better news for the kiwis in the Young Rider teams challenge. They put on a superb cross country demonstration and have taken out a substantial lead of 87.2 points. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Aussie YR lead after Dressage at 3DE
Friday, May 15, 2015

The conditions for the Bates CCI2* dressage phase could not have been much worse at the NRM National 3 Day Event in Taupo. After the huge downpour of rain overnight, the horses and riders had to struggle through lakes of water, and the arenas soon became a bog. While the sun shone most of the morning, it was the state of the ground that caused issues, with organisers trying their utmost to make best of a bad situation. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Elusive Title One Step Closer for Nicholson
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Andrew Nicholson is another step closer to claiming his first-ever Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials after holding on to his number one slot following an exciting day of cross country this morning, with five Kiwis in the top 10. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Paget and Todd, The Best of the Kiwis at Badminton
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Free falling showjumping rails saw the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials title slip through the fingers of Andrew Nicholson this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


NZ1st & 2nd After First Day of Dressage at Badminton
Friday, May 8, 2015

It’s been a dream start for the Kiwis at the Mitsubishi Motors
Badminton Horse Trials in the United Kingdom overnight, with Andrew
Nicholson and Jock Paget taking the top two spots at the end of day one
of the dressage. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Dramatic Day changes Young and Junior Rider Eventing Series
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

A dramatic cross-country day at the New Zealand Young Rider and Junior Rider Championships at Pukemarama, the McKelvie family property near Tangimoana in the Manawatu, over the weekend, resulted in changes not only to the scoreboard for the event but also the year long series tables. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Penultimate Eventing Super League Competition
Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The penultimate event in the year long ESNZ Eventing Super League takes place this weekend at the Central Districts Horse Trials at Pukemarama, the McKelvie family property near Tangimoana, in the Manawatu. A field of nine starters will contest the top class in preparation for the final event, the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo, 15-17 May. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Price and Wesko Alone at the Top of Kentucky Leaderboard
Saturday, April 25, 2015

Tim Price and Wesko have ridden a superb clear cross country this
morning to hold on to their lead at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* Three Day
Event in the United States. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Price and Wesko Nail the Dressage at Kentucky
Friday, April 24, 2015

Kiwi eventer Tim Price and Wesko have delivered their best-ever dressage
score to sit at the front of the field this morning at the Rolex
Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kentucky Débuts for Two Kiwis
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Tim Price is eyeing his début at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event as
a key component in a far bigger plan. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Abby Aces Kihikihi
Sunday, April 12, 2015

Abby Lawrence had the win of her eventing career today when she won the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial aboard her stunning black gelding Pseudonym. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Woods Flies Through 3* Field to Take Lead
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jessica Woods can barely believe that she and her beautiful horse Defies Logic are at the front of the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* after a challenging cross country phase at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial today. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Ross Powers to Lead in CIC3* at Kihikihi
Friday, April 10, 2015

Driving rain and miserable conditions for the dressage phase of the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* on the opening day of the Kihikihi International Horse Trial barely rated a mention from the leaders. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Plenty to be Impressed by at Kihikihi International
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

The 2015 Kihikihi International Horse Trial guarantees to be another ripper, according to organising committee president Georgie Smith. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kihikihi too close to call
Monday, April 6, 2015

The Kihikihi International Horse Trials, on 10-12 April, sees a field of ten take on the challenge of John Nicholson’s own cross-country course in the Waipa Home of Champions CIC3* class. Widely regarded as “3* plus”, it is this course that has seen Nicholson’s reputation expand world wide, and led to him being invited to design tracks all around the globe, as well as conduct seminars to pass on his knowhow. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Youth trumps Field at Top Trials
Monday, March 9, 2015

Talent ID Squad member Francesca Silver, from Martinborough, triumphed in the first ESNZ Eventing Super League class of the autumn season at Puhinui (Auckland) over the weekend, pulling up from fifth after the dressage on Case in Point to win at just their second 3* start. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


New Super League Leader after Puhinui
Monday, December 8, 2014

Cambridge barrister Fraser King and his former racehorse Nadal KSNZ have taken the lead in the ESNZ Eventing Super League following the Honda CCI3* class, in which they placed second, at the Puhinui International Three-day Event over the weekend. Nadal, by Volksraad, raced as Pretorious, and had 13 wins in New Zealand and Australia from 44 starts. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Crowds enjoying the Cross Country Day at Puhinui
Saturday, December 6, 2014

The good crowds enjoying the cross country day were given a treat when Clarke Johnstone on Balmoral Sensation flew around the testing course in the Honda New Zealand CCI*** for a clear round within the time at the Puhinui International 3 Day Event in Auckland. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Eventing Super League Halfway at Puhinui
Sunday, November 30, 2014

The spring eventing season climaxes at the Puhinui Three-day Event in Auckland on 5-7 December, with all six of the year long ESNZ Eventing series reaching the halfway stage. The CCI (long format) classes earn double points, adding value to a good performance before the summer break, so competitors come from far and wide. Report by Virgina Caro, Series Media Liaison. more info...


Dynamo Duo Finish Fourth at Pau
Monday, October 27, 2014

Jonelle Price made sure she and her starry little mare Faerie Dianimo made an impact on début at Les Etoiles de Pau in France this morning, with a fourth placing in the CCI4*. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Last Big Four Star of the Season
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Three New Zealand combinations line up for the last big CCI4* event on the Northern Hemisphere eventing calendar, Les Etoiles de Pau in France. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Preview - Arran Station Spring Horse Trials
Monday, October 20, 2014

Central & Southern Hawkes Bay Eventing will be staging the second leg of the ESNZ Eventing Super League at the Arran Station Spring Horse Trials, on the Silver Fern Farms property at Takapau, on Saturday and Sunday of Labour weekend. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Super League Opener
Sunday, October 12, 2014

The first leg of the ESNZ Eventing Super League took place in perfect conditions at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Taupo, over the weekend, with Donna Smith (Te Kauwhata) and Tangolooma taking the early honours. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Thrilling Victory to NZ Team at Boekelo
Sunday, October 12, 2014

It’s victory to the New Zealand in the Nations Cup class at the Military Boekelo International Horse Trials in The Netherlands. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


2014-15 Eventing Super League Preview
Monday, October 6, 2014

The first event of the 2014-15 ESNZ Eventing Super League takes place at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Aratiatia, Taupo, this weekend, 11/12 October, with a field of nine starters in the CIC3* class, run under FEI (international) rules. report by Virginia Caro. more info...


More Good News from Jonelle Price
Monday, September 15, 2014

Jonelle Price and her gorgeous grey mare Faerie Dianimo have charged to a spectacular win at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials in the United Kingdom this morning, taking out the CIC3* 8/9 year old class. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwi Quinella at Burghley as Nicholson makes History
Sunday, September 7, 2014

It's Kiwis one and two at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* in the UK today, with Andrew Nicholson creating history as the first rider to win three consecutive titles on the same horse. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Nicholson Scorches to the Front at Burghley
Saturday, September 6, 2014

Andrew Nicholson has shot to the lead of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials after a super slick cross country round aboard Avebury, putting him well on track to notch an historic hat-trick of titles. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Paget Leads the Pack at Burghley
Friday, September 5, 2014

Jock Paget and Clifton Promise hold the slightest of leads heading into tomorrow's cross country phase at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials in the United Kingdom. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Burghley-Bound Kiwis Chasing Top Title
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Andrew Nicholson is eyeing up becoming the first rider ever to claim a hat-trick of titles at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials in the United Kingdom this week. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


A Toast to Classic Moet
Sunday, August 31, 2014

Jonelle Price almost provided a fairy tale finish for the New Zealand eventing team at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France today. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Price and Nicholson Well in Touch at WEG
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Eventers Jonelle Price and Andrew Nicholson are fourth and fifth respectively after a harrowing day of cross country at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwis Handily Placed After Dressage at Worlds
Friday, August 29, 2014

Jock Paget and Clifton Promise sit in third spot this morning at the end of the eventing dressage phase at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France. Report by Diana Dobson.
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A Mixed Day for the Kiwis at World Champs
Thursday, August 28, 2014

New Zealand eventer Tim Price sits in fourth place at the end of the first day of dressage at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France today. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


NZ Eventers Ready to Take on the World
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New Zealand's eventing team for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games are primed and ready to take on the best in France this week. Preview by Diana Dobson. more info...


Prices right at Hartpury
Saturday, August 9, 2014

Champs-bound husband and wife Tim and Jonelle Price are both on the podium this morning in the CIC3* at the NAF-Hartpury International Horse Trials in the UK. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Paget cleared
Thursday, August 7, 2014

New Zealand eventer Jock Paget has today been cleared by the FEI Tribunal of any wrong-doing in relation to his horse Clifton Promise last year failing an equine anti-doping test. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Tinney named in Australia's Eventing Team for WEG
Thursday, August 7, 2014

Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney and his mount Pluto Mio have been named as the replacement combination for Sonja Johnson and Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison in Australia’s eventing team for the FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) 2014. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Powell out, Price in for WEG
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

New Zealand eventing has its first husband and wife combination to make a championship team after the news that Jonelle Price is stepping in for Caroline Powell. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Third British Open Crown for Nicholson
Sunday, August 3, 2014

Andrew Nicholson has claimed his third British Eventing Open crown this morning in resounding form at Gatcombe Park in the UK. Story by Diana Dobson.
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Strong Kiwi Crew to Compete at British Open
Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park will give some of New Zealand’s top combinations a last big run before next month’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Nicholson Best of Kiwis at Aachen
Sunday, July 20, 2014

Andrew Nicholson and Nereo have finished sixth at the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Get’s Go Wesko
Friday, July 18, 2014

Tim Price is leading the New Zealand charge at the CHIO Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany this morning, sitting in second place after the showjumping. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Aachen to Provide Championships Atmosphere
Thursday, July 17, 2014

New Zealand eventers head to the Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany this week in their last big shake down before next month’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Hat-Trick for Nicholson at Barbury
Sunday, July 6, 2014

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury have made history this morning at the Barbury International Horse Trials in the UK, with their third consecutive CIC3* title . Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


World Class NZ Eventing Team for WEG
Thursday, June 26, 2014

Equestrian Sports New Zealand have named an impressive eventing line-up for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France in August. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Australia's WEG Nominated Entries for Eventing
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

National Eventing Selectors have advised Australia’s World Equestrian Games (WEG) Nominated Entries for Eventing. Link to full article. more info...


Price Victorious at Luhmühlen
Sunday, June 15, 2014

Kiwi eventer Tim Price has this morning won his first big event with victory in the CCI4* at the Luhmühlen International Horse Trials in Germany. Story by Diana Dobson. more info...


Top Kiwi Eventers Germany Bound
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

The Luhmühlen International Horse Trials this week are the last big hit out for top New Zealand eventers keen to impress selectors for the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Disappointing result for YR team but experience invaluable
Monday, June 9, 2014

The hopes that the New Zealand Young Rider team had of retaining their Oceania title (previously known as the Trans Tasman) were dashed early on Monday morning in Melbourne at the final horse inspection. Report by Jane Thompson.
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Rose wins Melbourne CCI3*
Monday, June 9, 2014

Olympic silver medallist Shane Rose has won the Melbourne CCI3* aboard a horse which he says could take him to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia
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Tinney Leading Melbourne CCI3* after Cross Country
Sunday, June 8, 2014

Sydney Olympic gold medallist Stuart Tinney is the new leader in the Melbourne CCI3* following today’s cross country at Werribee Park. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia more info...


A big challenge for the kiwis in tomorrow’s show jumping
Sunday, June 8, 2014

The cross country course unfortunately did not present the kiwis with the opportunity to move in front of the Australian Young Rider Team today in Melbourne. The cross country course rode well and the time was achieved by many of the competitors. Report by Jane Thompson, NZ more info...


Paget Suspension Lifted temporarily
Saturday, June 7, 2014

New Zealand eventer Jock Paget is temporarily clear to return to the competitive arena after the FEI Tribunal this morning lifted his provisional suspension pending the release of their full ruling. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Olympian Johnson leads Melbourne CCI3* at Werribee Park
Saturday, June 7, 2014

Olympic silver medallist Sonja Johnson leads the Melbourne CCI3* after today’s dressage phase at Werribee Park. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia more info...


NZ Young Rider team had mixed fortunes in dressage phase
Friday, June 6, 2014

The New Zealand Young Rider team had mixed fortunes today in the dressage phase of the Melbourne International Horse Trials. Two of the team, Sarah Young and Jessica Woods, have finished in the top ten, while the other two are at the other end of the placings in the CCI** competition. However, the team is handily placed behind the Australian team, just 10.19 penalties difference in the team scores. Report by Jane Thompson.
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Price wins in Ireland
Monday, June 2, 2014

It’s been a great night for Kiwi equestrians competing offshore, with wins in Ireland and Germany to eventer Tim Price and showjumper Bruce Goodin. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kiwis take Nations Cup at Houghton Hall
Saturday, May 24, 2014

New Zealand has had a convincing win in the FEI Eventing Nations Cup competition at EQ Life Houghton International Horse Trials in the UK this morning, with Sir Mark Todd and Lizzie Brown taking first and second in the CICO3*. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Eventing Super League all wrapped up
Monday, May 19, 2014

Clarke Johnstone made it three wins from three starts on Balmoral Sensation to take out the ESNZ Eventing Super League which concluded at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo over the weekend. Johnstone purchased the well performed horse from Donna Smith early this year, and has won the three big events of the autumn season, having formed a successful partnership with this stunning horse in a short space of time. Report by Virginia Caro.
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NRM National 3 Day Event CCI*** Championships
Sunday, May 18, 2014

Clarke Johnstone and Balmoral Sensation have won remarkable eventing title trifecta when he took out the NRM National Three Day Event Championship today in Taupo. In March this year he also won the Eventer of the Year title and the Kihikihi International Horse Trials. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Excitement Galore at the NRM 3DE Cross Country
Saturday, May 17, 2014

Cross country day at NRM National Three Day Event Championships was full of thrills, spills and spectacular jumping over world class courses. Overnight leaders in all the championship classes have retained their top positions. Report by Jane Thompson. more info...


Olympian Sam Griffiths wins Badminton Title (EA report)
Monday, May 12, 2014

Olympian Sam Griffiths has won the Badminton Horse Trials, the world's most prestigious annual three-day event. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Top Ten for Price at Badminton
Monday, May 12, 2014

Costly rails in the showjumping saw Tim Price slip from the podium in the final phase of the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton International Horse Trials in the United Kingdom this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Preview of National 3DE
Monday, May 12, 2014

The New Zealand eventing season wraps up with the NRM National Three-day Event at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Aratiatia, Taupo, this weekend. All six series that have been running throughout the 2013-14 competition year conclude there, with the elite level ESNZ Eventing Super League going down to the wire. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Tough Badminton Cross Country Causes Carnage
Sunday, May 11, 2014

The much-talked about cross country delivered this morning at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton International Horse Trails in the United Kingdom, causing mayhem through the 83 strong field. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Tapner Poised To Take Second Badminton Title (EA report)
Sunday, May 11, 2014

Paul Tapner is poised to win his second title at the prestigious Badminton Horse Trials three-day event after producing a smart cross country round on Saturday which very few of the 83 strong field could replicate. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia more info...


Australians post promising results at Badminton (EA report)
Saturday, May 10, 2014

Overnight leader Paul Tapner has been pushed into second place following the conclusion of the dressage phase at the 2014 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials but with riders facing a challenging course and wet track on Saturday, the cross country phase is expected to shake-up the score board. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia
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Todd and Nicholson in Top 10 After Dressage
Friday, May 9, 2014

Sir Mark Todd is the best of the Kiwis at the end of the dressage phase after a blustery day at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton International Horse Trails in the United Kingdom, with both his mounts inside the top 10. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwis Handily Placed After First Day of Dressage
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Three New Zealanders are in the top 10 after an exciting first day of dressage at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton International Horse Trails in the United Kingdom. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Australians leading the way at Badminton (EA Press Release)
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Two former Australian champions of the prestigious Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials are occupying the lead and third place at the end of the first day of competition. Report by Michelle Cook. more info...


Kiwis Keen on Badminton
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Andrew Nicholson and Sir Mark Todd are hot favourites in a star-studded field at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton International Horse Trials this week. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Vale Eventing Olympic Gold Medallist Kibah Tic Toc
Thursday, May 1, 2014

Kibah Tic Toc, the horse that famously delivered two Olympic gold medals for Australia in three day eventing has died at the age of 36. Report by Michelle Cook, EA more info...


Eventing at its Best in Taupo - Preview of the 3DE
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The New Zealand eventing season culminates at Taupo on 16-18 May 2013 when the national titles are decided. Entries have just closed for the NRM National Three Day Event and what an exciting competition this is going to be! Preview by Jane Thompson. more info...


Nicholson Moves up the Board at Kentucky
Sunday, April 27, 2014

A beautiful clear cross country, inside the time allowed, has this morning moved defending Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event champ Andrew Nicholson up from 11th to seventh. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Rose Clinches Victory in Sydney CCI3*
Sunday, April 27, 2014

Sydney International Equestrian Centre, Horsley Park: Olympian Shane Rose is hoping his performance in the Sydney International CCI3* will lead to an Australian team berth for the upcoming World Equestrian Games to be held in August in Normandy, France. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Podium slips away in Kentucky
Sunday, April 27, 2014

Andrew Nicholson has finished a disappointing 21st after a rather forgettable final phase at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Penultimate Eventing Super League
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Eventing Central Districts run the penultimate ESNZ Eventing Super League at their horse trials on the McKelvie property, Pukemarama Farm, near Foxton this coming weekend. The Norwood Farm Machinery CNC3* class has attracted a small field of five starters, none of whom feature at the top of the Super League, so no major changes are expected. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Just gets better for Johnstone
Monday, April 14, 2014

Clarke Johnstone’s outstanding performance on Balmoral Sensation at the BNZ Kihikihi International Horse Trials over the weekend has seen this exciting new combination take top spot in the year long ESNZ Eventing Super League after winning the two CIC3* starts they have had, at the NRM Horse of the Year Show a fortnight ago and at Kihikihi. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Classy Round Gives Johnstone Sensational Win
Sunday, April 13, 2014

Clarke Johnstone is riding a high after a convincing win in the CIC3* at the BNZ Kihikihi International Horse Trial this afternoon. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Cross Country culls field at Kihikihi
Saturday, April 12, 2014

World Champs team bronze medallist Clarke Johnstone has taken the lead in the CIC3* at the BNZ Kihikihi International Horse Trial after an action-packed cross country phase that saw many combinations eliminated or retired. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Grayling leads CIC*** at Kihikihi
Friday, April 11, 2014

There's an old hand at the front of the field at the BNZ Kihikihi International Horse Trial CIC3* after the dressage phase today. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kihikihi Gears Up for Best-Ever Event
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Record entries and top-flight fields are guaranteeing the 2014 BNZ Kihikihi International Horse Trial is on track to be a real cracker. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kihikihi crucial for Super League
Monday, April 7, 2014

The CIC3* class at the BNZ Kihikihi Horse Trials this coming weekend will be crucial to the standings in the ESNZ Eventing Super League, as no dominant combination has yet emerged in the year long series. With only three events left before the final, the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo on 16-18 May, a top scoring performance will be essential in order to feature in the final line up. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Australia to host YR Oceania team’s competition for Eventing
Friday, April 4, 2014

An Oceania Eventing competition for Young Riders (formerly the Trans-Tasman) will be held at this year’s Melbourne International Horse Trials as part of the event’s CCI2* class.
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Eventing Super League Update
Sunday, March 23, 2014

Dannie Lodder retains her lead in the ESNZ Eventing Super League despite not adding to her points tally at the NRM Horse of the Year Show, having retired Petra Eatson’s Moochi after running out at the big brush corner on the cross-country. This has allowed Angela Lloyd and Song to close the gap a little, earning MER points for completing the CIC3* class. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Cross Country Rules at NRM HOY Show
Saturday, March 22, 2014

A classy cross country round from Mathew Grayling saw the Taranaki dairy farmer retain his overnight lead in the eventing at the 2014 NRM Horse of the Year Show in Hastings today (Saturday). Report by Diana Dobson.
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Eventing a NRM Horse of the Year Show
Sunday, March 16, 2014

The title “Eventer of the Year” is not the only attraction at this year’s CIC3* class at the NRM Horse of the Year Show, with eighteen combinations vying for top honours and the opportunity to earn extra points in the year long Super League series. The challenge of a new John Nicholson cross-country course built on the Showgrounds has attracted elite riders from throughout the North Island. Report by Virgina Caro. more info...


Lloyd on Song at Puhinui
Sunday, March 9, 2014

Angela Lloyd and her thoroughbred mare Song took top honours in the Honda CNC3* class at the Puhinui Horse Trials in Auckland over the weekend. The National One-day event title holders were third of the seven starters after the dressage on Saturday in the first Eventing Super League of the autumn season, and despite having three showjumping rails down, retained third spot going into Sunday’s cross-country. Report by Virgina Caro. more info...


First Super League of the Autumn Season
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The first Super League class of the autumn eventing season takes place at the Puhinui Horse Trials in Auckland this weekend. A small but high quality field of seven competitors will contest the Honda CNC3* class, with the current leader, Danni Lodder on Petra Eatson’s Moochi, a notable absentee, saving her horse for the CIC3* class at the NRM Horse of the Year Show a fortnight later. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


2014 Dunstan NZ Junior & Young Rider Titles
Monday, February 24, 2014

Eventing BOP staged the 2014 Dunstan NZ Junior and Young Rider Championships at their Pub Charity Riverdale Horse Trials over the weekend, where a record number of entries were received for a horse trials event in New Zealand. After scratchings, 313 horse and rider combinations actually went before the dressage judges on Saturday. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Preview NZ Young & Junior Rider Eventing Championships
Monday, February 17, 2014

The first national eventing titles of 2014 will be contested at the Bay of Plenty Horse Trials at Rotorua this weekend, 22/23 February, with the Dunstan NZ Young Rider and Junior Rider Championships attracting riders from throughout the country. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


NZ Eventing Heads to Next Level
Thursday, January 30, 2014

Changes to New Zealand Eventing’s performance programme look set to ensure the nation stays in its premium spot of having top-class riders winning on the world stage for some time to come. ESNZ Media Release. more info...


Double Points on Offer at Puhinui
Monday, December 2, 2013

The Puhinui Three-day Event this weekend, 6-8 December, marks the end of the spring eventing season and the half way stage in the ESNZ Eventing series. It is a valuable event for riders aspiring to make the top of their series, as double points are earned at three-day events (CCIs). Preview by Virginia Caro. more info...


Tessa scores at Woodhill Sands
Sunday, November 17, 2013

Tessa Jacks, Hamilton, took top honours with Cracker Jack Candy at Woodhill Sands Horse Trials over the weekend, winning the Fiber Fresh CIC3* class after a tight tussle with Karen Niederer, Taupo, on Cape Palliser. The final margin being exactly one point, Jacks’ final score being 81.9 penalties to Niederer’s 82.9 Report by Virgina Caro.
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Angela hits the Big Time
Sunday, November 3, 2013

Angela Lloyd and her thoroughbred mare Song go to number one in the ESNZ Eventing Super League after their top performance at McLeans Island, Christchurch, over the weekend. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Super League heads South
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The RD1 National One-day Event Championships at McLeans Island, Christchurch, stage the next event in the Eventing Super League this coming weekend, 2/3 November. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Fifth for Nicholson at Pau
Monday, October 28, 2013

Andrew Nicholson and Mr Cruise Control have finished fifth in the CCI4* at Les Etoiles du Pau in France overnight. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Cross Country Costly for Kiwis
Sunday, October 27, 2013

Run-outs have been costly for Kiwi eventers competing in the CCI4* at Les Etoiles du Pau in France overnight. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Two in Top 10 for Nicholson
Saturday, October 26, 2013

Andrew Nicholson has two horses in the top 10 at the end of the dressage phase in the CCI4* at Les Etoiles du Pau in France this morning (Saturday). Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Pau Day One - Nicholson Handy after Day One of Dressage
Thursday, October 24, 2013

World number one eventer Andrew Nicholson is in second place aboard Quimbo after the first day of dressage at Les Etoiles du Pau in France this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwis hoping for a Big Ka-Pau
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Kiwi eventers will be looking to continue their dominance of the world’s elite events at the Les Etoiles de Pau in France this week. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Arran Station Spring Horse Trials Preview
Monday, October 21, 2013

Central & Southern Hawkes Bay Eventing’s annual spring horse trials on the Silver Fern Farms property at Takapau, take place on the Saturday and Sunday of Labour weekend this year, with the dressage and lower level show-jumping on Saturday and the top level showjumping and all the cross-country on Sunday. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Burghley win in Doubt
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ) has received notification from the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) of a prohibited substance in a blood sample taken from Clifton Promise, the horse ridden by Jonathan (Jock) Paget to victory at the Burghley International Horse Trials, in the UK, on 8th September, after the completion of the competition. ESNZ Media Statement. more info...


Victory for Brown at Bown at Boeleko
Sunday, October 13, 2013

Kiwi eventer Lizzie Brown has ridden the round of her life to take the honours in the CCI3* Military Boekelo International in The Netherlands this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Bryce Newman wins the Big One at Taupo
Sunday, October 13, 2013

Veteran eventer Bryce Newman, Bulls, won the top class at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Taupo, over the weekend, riding his mother-in-law Fay McSweeney’s Bates Trademark, to take the early lead in the ESNZ Eventing Super League. Report by Virgina Caro. more info...


Bryce Newman wins the Big One at Taupo
Sunday, October 13, 2013

Veteran eventer Bryce Newman, Bulls, won the top class at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, Taupo, over the weekend, riding his mother-in-law Fay McSweeney’s Bates Trademark, to take the early lead in the ESNZ Eventing Super League. Report by Virgina Caro. more info...


Kiwi's Trifecta at Burghley
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

It’s a New Zealand trifecta at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials this morning, with Jock Paget setting himself up beautifully to take eventing’s grand slam. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


History in the making at Burghley
Saturday, September 7, 2013

New Zealand riders are dominating the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials, with seven in the top 10 after an edge-of-your seat night of cross country jumping in the UK. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Paget Storms to the Front at Burghley
Friday, September 6, 2013

It’s New Zealand on top at the end of the dressage phase at the Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Burghley or Bust
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

World number one eventer Andrew Nicholson is on the cusp of making history. The 2012 Land Rover Burghley International Horse Trials champ will this weekend defend his title at the very prestigious event, which is also the last of the HSBC FEI Classic Series and he can’t be beaten. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Australia’s equestrian stars make bold announcement
Saturday, August 24, 2013

A year out from the 2014 World Equestrian Games and Australian hopefuls have put the world on notice – the Aussies are coming. Press Release from Equestrian Australia.
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NZ Rider fatally injured in fall in the UK
Monday, August 19, 2013

It is with great sadness that Equestrian Sports New Zealand confirms that New Zealand eventing rider Tom Gadsby was fatally injured in a fall on the cross country at Somerford Park Horse Trials in Cheshire, UK overnight. Release by Diana Dobson. more info...


Paget wins British Open Championship
Sunday, August 4, 2013

Jonathan Paget is flying high after winning the British Open Championship at Gatcombe Park in the UK this morning. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Page heads British Open Field
Saturday, August 3, 2013

Jonathan Paget is staking a claim for the British Open Championship at Gatcombe Park in the UK, with Andrew Nicholson just a smidgen behind him. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


British Open in Kiwi's Sights
Friday, August 2, 2013

The world’s leading three-day eventer, Andrew Nicholson, is chasing his third British Open Championship at Gatcombe Park this week. Preview by Diana Dobson. more info...


Australia names contingent for WEG test event for eventing
Thursday, August 1, 2013

Leading eventing nations will converge on Normandy later this month to take part in the WEG test event for eventing and organisers have made three positions in the starting order available to Australia. Press Release Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Australian National Eventers undergo half-yearly review
Saturday, July 13, 2013

National Eventing Selectors have completed their half-yearly review of the ‘2014 Normandy’ and ‘2016 Rio’ eventing squads. Press Release by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia more info...


Nicholson rules at Barbury
Monday, July 8, 2013

Andrew Nicholson and Avebury are once again the Barbury Castle International Horse Trials 3* Section A champions after a vintage performance this morning in the cross country. Report by Diana Dobson.
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No Podium Finish for Kiwis at Aachen
Sunday, June 30, 2013

New Zealand’s eventers gave it their all but could only manage fifth at the annual Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany overnight. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Fairytale ending to formidable Aussie partnership at Aachen
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Chris Burton has won his second consecutive individual eventing crown at the prestigious World Equestrian Festival at Aachen, providing the mare with which he partnered, HP Leilani, with a fitting way to retire from competitive life. Report from Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia. more info...


Kiwis in Touch at Aachen
Saturday, June 29, 2013

New Zealand are sitting in fourth position this morning with just the cross country to go at the Aachen World Equestrian Festival in Germany. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Aussie Eventers aiming for top honours at Aachen
Friday, June 28, 2013

The composition of Australia’s eventing team has been released ahead of the first day of competition later today at CHIO Aachen. This event is also the fourth round of the FEI Nations Cup Eventing Series. Report by Michelle Cook, Equestrian Australia more info...


Kiwis chase Podium Finish in Aachen
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

New Zealand are eyeing a top finish in Germany at the most important eventing team event targeted in non-championship years. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Kiwi Domination of Four Star Eventing continues
Monday, June 17, 2013

Andrew Nicholson is again the toast of the world of eventing this morning with a superb win at the top-ranking Luhmuhlen CCI4* in Germany. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Nicholson on Target
Saturday, June 15, 2013

Andrew Nicholson is sitting handily in third place after the dressage overnight at the top-ranking Luhmuhlen CCI4* in Germany.
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Top finishes expected at Luhmuhlen CCI****
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

It’s precious points and podium finishes on the minds of Kiwi riders competing at the top-ranking Luhmuhlen CCI4* this week. - Diana Dobson
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Bell Tea Super League wrapped up
Monday, May 20, 2013

(Amended 20/5/13) - The CCI3* (Advanced) class at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo over the weekend was the final event in the year long Bell Tea Super League, with double points on offer, however the three top placings did not change despite none of these combinations being there. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Bell Tea Super League Final - Preview
Tuesday, May 14, 2013

The final event of the year long Bell Tea Super League takes place this weekend at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo. The CCI3* class, run under FEI (International) rules, will earn double points, so a good performance from those in contention will be valuable in terms of points as well as dollars. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Nicholson wins again
Monday, May 13, 2013

It’s been another clean sweep for the in-form Andrew Nicholson. This time, the nearly-52-year-old won three divisions at the Chatsworth International Horse Trials, including two of the CIC3* sections, and securing the top two scores overall. more info...


Page wins Badminton on Debut
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Jonathan Paget has pulled off a stunner, winning the 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in dramatic form this morning aboard Clifton Promise, with Andrew Nicholson third. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Jock Delivers on a Promise
Sunday, May 5, 2013

Jonathan Paget has ridden the test of his life aboard Clifton Promise to sit in fourth place after a hugely competitive dressage phase at the 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in the UK this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Penultimate Bell Tea Super League Event
Sunday, May 5, 2013

The Central Districts Horse Trials at Pukemarama Farm, near Foxton, staged the penultimate Bell Tea Super League class over the weekend, attracting ten starters, although South Island veterinarian Sam Taylor had the misfortune to find his horse lame on arrival, resulting in nine combinations going before the dressage judges. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Badminton or Bust
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Andrew Nicholson has set up a battle royale at the 2013 Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials as he tries to become just the second person ever to win the Rolex Grand Slam. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Gordon extends Bell Tea Super League Lead
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Following the Sydney CCI3* at the weekend, Simon Gordon has extended his lead in the Bell Tea Super League on Fletch.com, having added qualifying points for completing the event in seventh place. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Victory for Nicholson at Kentucky
Monday, April 29, 2013

Andrew Nicholson is on his way to creating history after a resounding win at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Trans-Tasman Challenge to Australia
Monday, April 29, 2013

The New Zealand Trans-Tasman team was not successful in Sydney over the weekend, being beaten by a very good Australian team, who established a convincing lead after the dressage phase on Friday, when they filled the top three spots. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Nicholson takes Charge
Sunday, April 28, 2013

Andrew Nicholson has taken control at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event this morning after two brilliant clear cross country rounds putting him into first and second. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Nicholson 2nd & 3rd in Kentucky after Dressage
Saturday, April 27, 2013

World number one eventer Andrew Nicholson is sitting in second and third spots at the end of the dressage phase at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day event. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Australia leads after Dressage
Friday, April 26, 2013

The Australian team has taken a dominant lead after the dressage phase of the Trans-Tasman Eventing Challenge in Sydney today (Friday), with their top three riders filling first, second, and third spots on the scoreboard. The teams consist of four riders, with the top three scores counting towards the team total. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Trans-Tasman Eventing in Sydney
Thursday, April 25, 2013

All members of both the New Zealand and Australian Trans-Tasman Eventing teams passed the initial horse inspection at Horsley Park, the Sydney Olympic Three-day Event venue, today, following an Anzac dawn commemorative service attended by both teams. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Nicholson looking strong at Kentucky
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Bronze medal-winning Kiwi Olympians Andrew Nicholson and Jonelle Richards will start in a star-studded line-up at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event this week, one of a handful of top-ranked events in the world. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Trans Tasman Eventing Challenge in Sydney
Monday, April 22, 2013

The New Zealand Trans-Tasman Eventing team flies to Sydney today (Monday) to take on their Australian counterparts at the Sydney International Horse Trials next weekend, 26-28 April. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


National Titles at SI 3DE
Thursday, April 18, 2013

The National Young and Junior Rider Three-day Event titles, which will be contested at the South Island Three-day Event at McLeans Island, near Christchurch, this weekend, will also earn double points in the respective ESNZ Eventing series, which run throughout the competition year. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


New Leader of Bell Tea Super League
Monday, April 8, 2013

Simon Gordon and Fletch.com were rewarded for their consistency after placing second in the CIC3* class at the Kihikihi Horse Trials over the weekend, following their win in the title class at the Horse of the Year, moving from third place in the Bell Tea Super League to take the lead, ahead of Ashleigh McKinstry and Pioneer Makokomiko, who did not add to their points total after parting company on the cross-country.
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Magnificent Moochi takes Kihikihi
Sunday, April 7, 2013

Mum of two Dannie Lodder was right when she counted on today bringing a little luck for her at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Fletch.com like Money in the Bank
Saturday, April 6, 2013

Auckland financier Simon Gordon is poised to win his first-ever Kihikihi International Horse Trial crown after snatching the lead in a brilliantly ridden cross country course this afternoon. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Oakley leads at end of Day One at Kihikihi International
Friday, April 5, 2013

Central Hawke's Bay wool-classer Monica Oakley and her 11-year-old thoroughbred Fontain are leading the field after the opening day dressage at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Kihikihi brings extra Challenge for some
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

There is plenty on the line for a clutch of top riders competing at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial this weekend, with national selectors set to name a senior team to compete in a Trans Tasman Clash in Sydney later in the month. PREVIEW by Diana Dobson. more info...


BELL TEA Super League reaches crucial stage
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

A good result at the Kihikihi International Horse Trials this coming weekend, 5-7 April, will be crucial not only for the naming of the NZ Trans-Tasman team to contest the Sydney CCI3* Three-day Event on 26-28 April, but also in the race for Bell Tea Super League points. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Kiwi Trio bound for France
Thursday, March 21, 2013

New Zealand is fielding a solid team in the first biggie of the Northern Hemisphere eventing season, the opening leg of the FEI Nations Cup this week. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Bell Tea CIC*** Eventing Final
Sunday, March 17, 2013

Aucklander Simon Gordon and Fletch.com, the only combination to showjump clear and
inside the time, improving from ninth place after the dressage to third overnight, have had
the biggest win of their career, taking the Bell Tea CIC3* Eventing title at the Horse of
the Year Show in Hastings over the weekend. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


End of an Era as Lenamore retires
Friday, March 15, 2013

London Olympian Caroline Powell has announced the retirement of her superstar eventer Lenamore.
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2013 HOY Eventing Preview
Monday, March 11, 2013

This year’s Eventing at the Horse of the Year Show in Hastings on Friday and Saturday 15/16 March breaks new ground in a number of ways. Long time equestrian sponsors Bell Tea, who first became involved with the sport over thirty years ago, are supporting the CIC3*, as well as the Bell Tea Super League, which runs throughout the year. Report by Virgina Caro.
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Oakley scores at Puhinui
Sunday, March 3, 2013

Monica Oakley, Waipukurau, and Fontain were rewarded for making the long trip to Auckland with their first win at Advanced level in the top class at the Puhinui Horse Trials today (Sunday), moving into fourth position in the Bell Tea Super League in the process. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Elite Eventers start Autumn Season at Puhiunui
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The first Bell Tea Super League of the autumn season takes place at Puhinui this weekend, with a strong class of thirteen entries in the Advanced class vying for points in the year long series, which culminates at the NRM National Three-day Event at Taupo in May. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


National Junior & Young Rider Eventing Championships
Monday, February 25, 2013

Tayla Mason, Waikanae, won the Dunstan New Zealand Young Rider One-day Event title at Rotorua over the weekend, riding Lucy With Diamonds. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


2013 NZ Young & Junior Rider Eventing Championships Preview
Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The 2013 New Zealand Young Rider and Junior Rider Eventing Championships take place at Rotorua this weekend, 23/24 February, based on the Rotorua A&P Showgrounds at Ngongotaha, with the cross-country running over the adjacent Ngati Whakaue Tribal Lands. - Report by Virginia Caro.
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Depth of Horsepower augers well for Elite NZ Eventing
Monday, January 28, 2013

It’s nothing but Rio on the minds of Equestrian Sports New Zealand, who today have announced their new high performance eventing squads. Report by Diana Dobson.
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Andrew Nicholson nets $50,000 HSBC rankings bonus
Monday, December 24, 2012

Andrew Nicholson (NZL) has netted the 50,000 USD bonus as the HSBC Rankings leader at the end of the 2012 season, after holding on to the world number one spot since claiming team bronze at the London 2012 Olympic Games. more info...


Puhinui Three Day Event Preview
Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The Puhinui Three-day Event this weekend marks the halfway stage in the Bell Tea Super League, which runs throughout the competition year. It will have huge impact on the series as double points are earned at three-day events. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Drama at National Eventing Championships
Sunday, November 25, 2012

Donna Smith rode Just Chocolate to win the CIC3* Advanced One-day Event title at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre at Taupo over the weekend. They led after the dressage and consolidated their position with a clear showjumping round which gave them the luxury of being able to incur 7 time penalties on the cross country and still win. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Preview of 2012 National ODE Championships
Tuesday, November 20, 2012

All roads lead to Taupo this coming weekend, with not only the Contact Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge taking place, but also the New Zealand One-day Eventing Championships at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre at Aratiatia. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Bell Tea Super League Hots Up
Sunday, November 4, 2012

There is a new Bell Tea Super League leader following the Fiber Fresh CIC3* at Woodhill Sands over the weekend. Former international Donna Smith, Te Kauwhata, won the class on Tim and Sarah Varley’s Just Chocolate, to leap onto the board in top spot. None of the top six in the Super League were competing at Woodhill Sands, the third leg in the series, the first two legs having been at Taupo and Takapau. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Double Header for Bell Tea Super League
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The Bell Tea Super League will start to take shape following events in both the North and South Islands this coming weekend. The Advanced class at the South Island Eventing Championships at McLeans Island, Christchurch, has been added to the series after adjustments were made to comply with Super League conditions, giving “mainlanders” their first opportunity to earn series points. Report by Virginia Caro.
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Historic Kiwi Quinella at Pau
Monday, October 29, 2012

It’s a New Zealand quinella at the last CCI4* event of the Northern Hemisphere season at Les Etoiles des Pau in France this morning. Report by Diana Dobson.
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WOW at PAU from Paget
Sunday, October 28, 2012

Jonathan Paget and Clifton Promise are impressive overnight leaders after the cross country in the Northern Hemisphere season's last CCI4* event at Les Etoiles des Pau in France, with Andrew Nicholson aboard Nereo in third spot. Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison more info...


The Generation Game - Report from Arran Station
Sunday, October 28, 2012

Matthew Grayling, New Plymouth, has had his share of the spoils at Arran Station Horse Trials over the years, but it was his teenage daughter Charlotte who took top honours at Takapau this year, winning the Red Snap’r Advanced class on NRM Ru Star, ahead of her father’s contemporary Bryce Newman, Bulls, on Bates Trademark. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Nicholson keen on Quinella at Pau
Thursday, October 25, 2012

It’s the grand finale of the international eventing season this weekend, but also the start of the new HSBC FEI Classics series, and the Kiwi riders plan to make a big impact on both. The in-form Andrew Nicholson spearheads a strong New Zealand contingent in the last CCI4* event of the northern hemisphere season at Les Etoiles des Pau in France this weekend. Report by Diana Dobson more info...


Arran Station Second Leg of Super League
Monday, October 22, 2012

Central & Southern Hawkes Bay Eventing’s annual spring horse trials take place at the Silver Fern Farms property, Arran Station, Takapau, on 27/28 October, and will host the second leg of the Bell Tea Super League. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Nicholson's winning run continues
Monday, October 15, 2012

World number one Andrew Nicholson has scored another top win, this time at the Boekelo Military International Horse Trials in The Netherlands this morning (Monday). Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison
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Young Gun leads Eventing Super League
Sunday, October 14, 2012

The first leg of the Bell Tea Super League was run in testing conditions at Taupo over the weekend, with relentless rain and cold wind for Saturday’s dressage and showjumping, resulting in the removal of one of the newly constructed fences on Sundays’s cross-country course. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Eventing moves into Full Swing
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The New Zealand eventing season moves into full swing at Taupo this weekend with the first Bell Tea Super League class of the 2012-13 year. Designed to recognise and reward horse and rider combinations at elite level, the series runs throughout the competition year, finishing at the NRM Three-day Event (CCI3*) at Taupo next May. Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Nicholson one and Todd two at Blenheim
Monday, September 10, 2012

It’s two from two for world number one Andrew Nicholson with a convincing win at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials this morning, and Mark Todd second in the other big class of the event. more info...


Nicholson and Todd charging at Blenheim
Sunday, September 9, 2012

Andrew Nicholson and Mark Todd are at the front of their respective fields at the end of second phases of competition in the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials in the UK overnight.

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Nicholson on a Roll
Saturday, September 8, 2012

World number one Andrew Nicholson aboard Quimbo leads the CIC*** British Championship class at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials after two days of dressage. Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


In the Chase at Burghley
Sunday, September 2, 2012

Kiwis fill four of the top nine spots at the Burghley International Horse Trials after an exciting and incredibly tough cross country phase overnight. Report by Diana Dobson more info...


Kiwis on Podium at Hartpury
Monday, August 13, 2012

Andrew Nicholson is back on the podium just days after winning Olympic bronze. This time the master horseman has picked up a second and third at the Hartpury International Horse Trials near Gloucester in the UK at the weekend. Report by Diana Dobson more info...


Kiwi Team Fourth at Aachen
Sunday, July 8, 2012

Andrew Nicholson was the star of the show for the Kiwis competing at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany today but he still finished just off the podium. - Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison more info...


Kiwi Olympic Combos Tested
Thursday, July 5, 2012

New Zealand’s Olympic-bound eventing combinations take on some of the best at the World Equestrian Festival in Aachen, Germany this weekend. more info...


Johnstone out of running for Olympics
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Olympic hopeful Clarke Johnstone is out of the
running for London after Orient Express suffered a leg injury. more info...


Olympic Equestrian Eventing Team Named
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Mark Todd and Andrew Nicholson have today created another landmark in New Zealand’s rich sporting history when they were named as part of a five-strong equestrian eventing team to compete at the 2012 London Olympic Games. more info...


Nicholson Rules at Barbury
Monday, July 2, 2012

Andrew Nicholson created history this morning (Monday NZ time) at the Barbury Castle International Horse Trials and had the perfect confidence boost as he prepares for the London Olympics. more info...


Last Chance to Shine
Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The Barbury Castle International Horse Trials in the UK this weekend are the last chance for any would-be Olympians to impress the New Zealand eventing selectors.  Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison. more info...


Nicholson the one to watch at Luhmuhlen
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The superstars of New Zealand eventing head to  the prestigious Luhmuhlen Three Day Event in Germany this weekend. The top-ranking event is the penultimate round of  the prestigious HSBC Classics series, the six grand slams of eventing.   Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison. more info...


Olympic Claims Stakes
Monday, June 11, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Andrew Nicholson and Caroline Powell staked clear Olympic claims, with both finishing in the top five at the Bramham International Horse Trials in the UK overnight.</span>&nbsp; more info...


Kiwi Combos lead the Charge at Braham
Thursday, June 7, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Leading Kiwi eventers Mark Todd, Jonathan Paget, Caroline Powell and Andrew Nicholson are among the front runners at this week’s Bramham International Horse Trials in Yorkshire, UK.</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison more info...


Top Combos Head to Ireland
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">There will be plenty of Kiwis battling it out for top honours at the Tattersalls International Horse Trials in Ireland this week.</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison more info...


Nicholson Third at Saumur
Monday, May 21, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Andrew Nicholson has this morning finished third in the International CCI3* Three Day event in Saumur, France.&nbsp; &nbsp;Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison.</span> more info...


Clean Sweep by the Mainlanders
Sunday, May 20, 2012

It was a clean sweep for the South Islanders at the National Three-day Event in Taupo over the weekend. They filled the first five places in the NRM CCI3*, retaining the Silver Spurs for the Inter-island Team Competition in the process.&nbsp; &nbsp;Report by Virginia Caro. more info...


Cross Country Day at NRM 3DE
Saturday, May 19, 2012

<img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/IMG_0075_sm.jpg" style="margin: 2px; " align="right" alt="">Annabel Wigley (Amberley) had a sensational day at the NRM National Three-day Event in Taupo today (Saturday), going inside the optimum time on the cross-country on both her horses, the only rider to do so, and has moved into first and second place as a result. She was third after Friday’s dressage with NRM Frog Rock on 54.2 penalties, and sixth with NRM Enzo on 59.6, so remains on those scores.&nbsp; &nbsp; Report by Virginia Caro. &nbsp;Photo NRM Enzo courtesy of Barbara Thomson. more info...


Dressage Day at NRM National 3DE
Friday, May 18, 2012

<p class="MsoNormal">It was the South Island’s day at the National Three-day Event at Taupo today, with their riders holding the top four spots in the NRM CCI3* class at the Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre. &nbsp;<em> Report by Virginia Caro.<br></em></p> more info...


Top Kiwi Eventers to Compete in France
Thursday, May 17, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">New Zealand Olympic equestrian hopefuls will this weekend be competing this weekend at the International CIC3* Three Day event in Saumur, France.</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;Report by Diana Dobson. more info...


Preview - 2012 NRM National 3DE
Monday, May 14, 2012

<br>The most prestigious titles in New Zealand Eventing will be contested at the NRM National Three-day Event at Aratiatia, Taupo, this weekend, 18th-20th May, with a capacity entry vying for the four championship trophies.<em>&nbsp;Report by Virginia Caro.</em><a href="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/3DE_sm.jpg"><img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/3DE_sm.jpg" class=" selected" style="width: 120px; " title="Christen Hayde on Tandarra Sweet As" alt="Christen Hayde on Tandarra Sweet As" align="left"><br></a> more info...


Penultimate Bell Tea Super League
Monday, May 7, 2012

The penultimate Bell Tea Super League class of the current NZ eventing season took place at Woodhill Sands, north of&nbsp;<st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Auckland</st1:place></st1:city>, over the weekend, and resulted in a win for former Olympian Heelan Tompkins, from New Plymouth, riding Cortaflex Up N Go. <em>&nbsp;Report by Virginia Caro.</em><br><br><br>.&nbsp; more info...


Powell & Lenamore tilting for London
Monday, May 7, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Star Scotland based Kiwi eventer Caroline Powell has been given the green light to have her brilliant little grey horse Lenamore available for Olympic selection. &nbsp;<em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison.</em><br></span> more info...


New Vision for Todd's Olympic Camgaign
Thursday, May 3, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Mark Todd’s campaign for a seventh Olympic Games has received a set back with the withdrawal of his top horse.</span>&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp; </strong><em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison</em> more info...


Two Kiwis in Top Ten at Kentucky
Monday, April 30, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">The Kiwis have finished sixth and seventh at the at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States this morning (Monday).</span>&nbsp; more info...


Paget and Promise Blaze into Third at Kentucky
Sunday, April 29, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Jonathan Paget has ridden Clifton Promise through a brilliant clear cross country round in the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States this morning to move into third place with team-mate Andrew Nicholson and Qwanza in ninth spot. &nbsp; <em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison</em></span><em>&nbsp;</em> more info...


Kiwis handily placed after Dressage in Kentucky
Saturday, April 28, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Jonathan Paget and Clifton Promise are the best placed of the Kiwis at the end of the dressage phase at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States this morning (Saturday).</span>&nbsp; <em>Story by&nbsp;Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison</em> more info...


Trio of Kiwis head to Kentucky
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">New Zealand’s would-be London Olympians go head to head with some of the best combinations in the world at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event in the United States this weekend. &nbsp; Story by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison.</span> more info...


Aussies rule on Final Day at Kihikihi
Sunday, April 8, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 16px; ">It was Aussie all the way on the final day of the Waipa Home of Champions CIC*** at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial today (Sunday).</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;<em><strong> Report by DIANA DOBSON, ESNZ Media Liaison&nbsp;</strong></em> more info...


Rose a Thorn to the Kiwis at Kihikihi
Saturday, April 7, 2012

<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-color: white; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; "><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Australia consolidated their lead in the Trans Tasman Senior Competition at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial today (Saturday), but not without some heart-stopping moments over a challenging John Nicholson-designed cross country. &nbsp; <em>&nbsp;Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison</em></span></p> more info...


Aussies take early Lead
Friday, April 6, 2012

Australia have dominated day one (Friday) of the Kihikihi International Horse Trial, leading both the Senior Trans Tasman Competition and the Waipa Home of Champions CIC*** class. &nbsp; &nbsp;<em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison&nbsp;</em> more info...


Kiwi eventing team named for Trans Tasman Clash
Thursday, April 5, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 17px; ">Amberley eventer Annabel Wigley spearheads a young but talented team to take on the Australians in the Senior Trans Tasman Competition at the Kihikihi International Horse Trial tomorrow (Friday).</span>&nbsp; &nbsp; <em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison.</em> more info...


Respect Key at Kihikihi
Tuesday, April 3, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">New Zealand eventing selectors know the team they name on Thursday will need to be at its very best to beat a strong Australian side in the Senior Trans Tasman Teams Competition at the 2012 Kihikihi International Horse Trial this weekend.</span>&nbsp; &nbsp;<em>Report by Diana Dobson, ESNZ Media Liaison</em> more info...


2012 HOY Eventing CIC3* title to Wigley
Monday, March 19, 2012

<img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/Wigley-5170_sm.jpg" style="width: 75px; " align="right" title="Annabel Wigley &amp; NRM Frog Rock. Photo by Libby Law" alt="Annabel Wigley &amp; NRM Frog Rock. Photo by Libby Law">Overnight leader Annabel Wigley (Amberley) on NRM Frog Rock took out the Rush Munro’s CIC3* eventing title at the HOY Show in Hastings, despite dropping a rail in Sunday’s showjumping phase, to finish on a score of 57.3 penalties.&nbsp; &nbsp; <em>Report by Virginia Caro</em> more info...


Cross Country Day at HOY Eventing
Sunday, March 18, 2012

Spectators were treated to exciting action in the Rush Munro’s CIC3* class at the HOY Eventing at the Hawkes Bay Equestrian Park on Saturday, where John Nicholson’s beautifully presented cross-country course sorted the seasoned combinations from the inexperienced at that level.&nbsp; &nbsp;<em> Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


Spectators wowed at HOY
Saturday, March 17, 2012

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Spectators were treated to plenty of exciting action at the 2012 New Zealand Horse of the Year Show in Hastings today (Saturday) with the cross country phase of the eventing. &nbsp;<em> Report by Diana Dobson, HOY Media Liaison.</em></span> more info...


HOY Rush Munro 3* Eventing Day One Dressage
Friday, March 16, 2012

The country’s elite eventing combinations were challenged by the electric atmosphere in the premier dressage arena at the HOY Show on Friday, with the Equestrian Extravaganza taking place in the adjacent arena. Special dispensation was made to allow the horses in the Rush Munro CIC3* class to wear ear muffs, which is not normally permitted.&nbsp; &nbsp;<em> Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


Autumn Eventing in full swing
Monday, March 5, 2012

When the going gets tough, the tough get going, and that’s how it was for the first Advanced horse trials of the autumn season, at Puhinui (Auckland) and McLeans Island (Christhcurch) this weekend.&nbsp; &nbsp; <em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


2012 NZ Young & Junior Rider Eventing Championships
Monday, February 27, 2012

20 year old Samantha Felton, formerly from Kerikeri but currently based in&nbsp;<st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hamilton</st1:place></st1:city>, rode Ricker Ridge Pico Boo to win the coveted Charisma Trophy for the New Zealand Young Rider Eventing Championship at the Dunstan Bay of Plenty Horse Trials at Rotorua over the weekend.&nbsp; &nbsp;<em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


2012 NZ Young & Junior Rider Eventing Championships
Monday, February 27, 2012

20 year old Samantha Felton, formerly from Kerikeri but currently based in&nbsp;<st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Hamilton</st1:place></st1:city>, rode Ricker Ridge Pico Boo to win the coveted Charisma Trophy for the New Zealand Young Rider Eventing Championship at the Dunstan Bay of Plenty Horse Trials at Rotorua over the weekend.&nbsp; &nbsp;<em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


Christen wins Puhinui 3 Day Event
Sunday, December 11, 2011

Christen Hayde and Tandarra Sweet As were worthy winners of the 3 star class at the Puhinui Three-day Event, producing the only clear showjumping round to finish on their dressage score, making it two wins in a row following victory in the National One-day Event a fortnight earlier, and catapulting them into the lead of the Bell Tea Super League. &nbsp;<em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


Puhinui 3DE after the Cross Country
Saturday, December 10, 2011

The cross-country course at Puhinui provided plenty of drama on Saturday, with the scoreboard scrambled in the elite level 3 star class, and only seven of the twelve starters completing the course. <em>Report by Diana Dobson.</em> more info...


Other Titles at Richfields
Monday, November 28, 2011

<p class="MsoNormal"><img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/hayde_100.jpg" align="right" title="Christen Hayde on Tandarra Sweet As" alt="Christen Hayde on Tandarra Sweet As" class=" selected" style="margin-top: 5px; margin-right: 5px; margin-bottom: 5px; margin-left: 5px; ">Although the Wilson Group CIC3* for the Forest Gate Trophy was the highlight of the weekend, the other classes also provided top competition and plenty of drama. The Placemakers CIC2* saw another South Island victory, with James Avery winning on Amarillo, further extending his lead in the Massey University Young Rider series in the process. &nbsp;<em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em></p> more info...


South Islander takes Top Title at NZ Eventing Championships
Sunday, November 27, 2011

A South Islander has taken the top title at the National One-day Eventing Championships at Bill Borrie’s Richfields Thoroughbred Farm, near Te Kauwhata, over the weekend, for the second successive year. <em>Report by Virginia Caro.</em> more info...


Preview NZ Eventing Championships 26/27 Nov
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

<img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/jurysm.jpg" align="right" alt="">The 2011 New Zealand Eventing championships take place at Bill Borrie’s Richfields Thoroughbred Farm, Te Kauwhata, this weekend, 26/27 November. Preview by Virginia Caro. more info...


New Super League Leader after Woodhills
Sunday, October 30, 2011

Donna Smith, Waikato, riding Sarah Varley’s Just Chocolate has taken the lead in the Bell Tea Super League following the second event in the series, the CIC3* (Advanced) class at the Woodhill Sands Horse Trials at the weekend. more info...


Bell Tea Super League after Arran Station
Thursday, October 20, 2011

<p class="MsoNormal"><img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/pictures/TooPredictable_150.jpg" align="right" style="margin-top: 1px; margin-right: 1px; margin-bottom: 1px; margin-left: 1px; width: 150px; " title="Jessica Woods on Too Predicatable" alt="Jessica Woods on Too Predicatable">New Zealand Young Rider team member Jessica Woods, Ohaupo, riding Too Predictable, won the Red Snap’r Advanced class at the Arran Station Horse Trials at Takapau on 15/16 October, having their first start at this level. Report by Virginia Caro.&nbsp;</p> more info...


Pau packs a Punch for Nicholson
Monday, October 17, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 16px; ">Andrew Nicholson has come from behind to finish strongly and claim a stake in final leg of the grand slam of eventing.</span> more info...


Kiwi Eventers Looking to end 2011 Season on a High
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Andrew Nicholson spear-heads a small but quality Kiwi field to Les Etoiles de Pau, a top ranking international three day event in France this weekend.</span> more info...


Rails costly for Todd in Holland
Monday, October 10, 2011

Two rails in the showjumping proved costly for double Olympic gold medal winner Mark Todd at a three day event in Holland, but he heads home with a 2012 Olympic qualification to his credit. more info...


Dan Jocelyn returns to winning 3DE form in UK
Monday, October 10, 2011

<div style="text-align: left;">Today there was an eventing win for New Zealand, despite Mark Todd getting deposed from<br>his leading position in Boekelo, when Kiwi Olympian&nbsp;Dan Joyceln returned to winning<br>three day event form in England.&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong><em>Story and photographs by Lulu Kyriacou.</em><a href="http://www.main-events.co.nz/Pictures/JocelynSmall.jpg"><img src="http://www.main-events.co.nz/Pictures/JocelynSmall.jpg" align="right" style="width: 116px; margin-top: 9px; margin-right: 9px; margin-bottom: 9px; margin-left: 9px; " title="Dan Joyceln" alt="Dan Joyceln"></a> more info...


Kiwis win Glory but Japan celebrates
Monday, September 12, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">New Zealand has won the London 2012 eventing team Olympic qualifier at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials this morning&nbsp;but the real celebrations will be in Japan.</span> more info...


Blenheim in Kiwi Sights
Thursday, September 8, 2011

<div>Top Kiwi eventers are once again in action this weekend at the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, which starts this evening (Thursday NZ time) near Oxford, in the UK<br><br> more info...


Silver for Nicholson and Gold for NZ horse
Monday, September 5, 2011

<div>Kiwi eventers have finished in three of the top five spots at the prestigious Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK this morning (Mon NZ time) and the winner William Fox-Pitt was riding the NZ bred TB Parklane Hawk! more info...


Powell & Nicholson Lead Kiwi Charge
Sunday, September 4, 2011

<div>Andrew Nicholson and Caroline Powell are in striking distance of victory at the Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK after stunning clear rounds in the cross country this morning (Sunday NZ time). more info...


Kiwis in Top Five at Burghley
Saturday, September 3, 2011

Andrew Nicholson is eying the podium at the Burghley International Horse Trials. more info...


Nicholson in Contention after Day One Dressage
Friday, September 2, 2011

Andrew Nicholson and his lovely big grey horse Avebury are the best of the New Zealand riders after the first day of dressage at the Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK last night. more info...


Kiwis ready to pounce at Burghley
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

<div>New Zealand eventers start as hot favourites to take the crown at the prestigious Burghley International Horse Trials in the UK tomorrow evening (Thursday NZ time). more info...


Johnston World Cup Eventing Champion
Monday, August 22, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Clarke Johnstone is the new-crowned FEI World Cup Series champion.</span> more info...


Nicholson and Johnstone poised for Victory
Sunday, August 21, 2011

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; "><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Andrew Nicholson and Clarke Johnstone continue to fly the New Zealand eventing flag high offshore.&nbsp;</span></p> more info...


Johnstone poised to take World Eventing Cup Series
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

<span style="line-height: 17px; "><span style="font-size: 11pt; color: black; "><font style="font-size: 12px; ">Kiwi eventer Clarke Johnstone is sitting pretty going into the final round of this year’s Eventing World Cup in France this weekend.</font></span></span> more info...


Nicholson continues winning run
Monday, August 15, 2011

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; "><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: black; ">Andrew Nicholson's winning run has continued, with victory overnight at the International Hartpury Horse Trials in the UK.</span></p><div><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: black; "><br></span> more info...


Nicholson Celebrates Birthday in Style at Gatcombe
Monday, August 8, 2011

<div>Kiwi eventers have scooped the pool at the festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park in the UK overnight.<br> more info...


A Storming Finish for Silver
Sunday, July 17, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">A storming finish from the top Kiwi eventers was not quite enough to give them gold at the&nbsp;<span style="color: black; ">Aachen International Festival in Germany tonight (Saturday).</span></span> more info...


Gold in Sight but Much to Do
Saturday, July 16, 2011

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; "><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Kiwi eventers are poised to take gold as they head into the final phase at the<span style="color: black; ">Aachen International Festival in Germany.</span></span></p><div><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; "><span style="color: black; "><br></span></span> more info...


NZers to take on World's Best in Germany
Friday, July 15, 2011

<p style="margin-bottom: 0.0001pt; "><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: black; ">New Zealand's top eventers are doing battle against the best in the world at the prestigious Aachen International Festival in Germany this evening (Fri NZ time).</span></p> more info...


Greenwich was the Winner on the Day
Thursday, July 7, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">Kiwi eventers were out of the top 10 at the Greenwich Park Eventing Invitational in London this morning (Thursday), but still full of praise for the historic venue for next year’s London Olympics.</span> more info...


Your Black Cab awaits ...
Friday, July 1, 2011

<span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; ">New Zealand's most capped Olympians will arrive at the first test event for the 2012 London games in a traditional black cab, complete with silver fern.</span> more info...