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Sam Felton: retraining racehorses

Samantha Felton is one of New Zealand's top eventing talents; she recently won the Forest Gate Trophy for the CIC3* at the Kihikihi International Horse...

What do showing judges REALLY want?

If you stand ringside at any showing class, whether it’s a local A&P show or a major title at Horse of the Year, you’ll...

Work it out: Vanessa Way’s warm-up tips

  1. Plan, plan, plan The first step is to work out when you need to get on your horse to warm up, based on your test...

Softly, slowly: producing youngsters with Donna Edwards-Smith

Donna Edwards-Smith, of Te Kauwhata, is one of New Zealand's most consistent eventing riders and trainers, and has produced a number of top horses to...

The perfect warm-up

An effective warm-up can mean the difference between a good dressage test and double clear, or a poor mark and rails down. We asked...

Cross-country: walk this way

Walking the course should be much more than a stroll around chatting with your mates and admiring the scenery – it’s a time for...

Dannie’s eventing insights

Eventer Dannie Lodder has produced several horses to three-star level and always has a big team on the go, which she mostly rides for owners.  The...

15 Great Show Jumping Tips

Our experts for this story were top NZ show jumpers John Cottle (Auckland), Matt Gilmour (Taranaki), Rosie Commons (Auckland) and Kate Taylor (Canterbury) AT HOME 1. Flatwork...

Getting to Grand Prix: 10 top tips from Bill Noble

Bill Noble is one of our leading dressage riders and columnist for NZ Horse & Pony. A strong advocate for soft and compassionate training...

Cool & careful: Jock Paget’s jumping tips

Jock Paget is a leading New Zealand event rider, with career highlights including winning Badminton on Clifton Promise; the pair were also second at...

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