Superb Temperament Warmblood X

SOLD 8YO Warmblood X Gelding 16:1 HH Sire: Moschinno SWB (Gibraltar/India II imported) Dam: San Mateo Replica (Second Chance/Super Stud) Excellent comformation with elevated athletic movement. Bold jump. Competed over winter successfully at 1:10-1:15. Eye catching, honest, reliable, easy going. He has a superb temperament and is always willing to give anything his best, all the time. Excellent […]

Kihikihi International Horse Trial 8 – 10 April 2016 Kihikihi Domain, Te Awamutu New Zealand

Manuka Meilekke & Alex Chambers-Steward 8-10 April 2016, Kihikihi Domain, Te Awamutu, New Zealand Placed 3rd CNC 105   Kihikihi Eventing put on a fabulous event over the weekend.  The weather was settled and sunny and the course design and the organisation of the event was exceptional as always. Everything came together this weekend in the CNC105. A […]

Misinformation is accepted as truth…

Myth: White hooves are softer and have more problems than black. Often misinformation is accepted as truth simply because it has been around a long time. In this article we address a few of the most common misconceptions about hoof care, and ask top experts to explain the truth behind the myths.. 1 white sock, […]

The career advice I wish I had at 25

The career advice I wish I had at 25 In the future, when we turn 50, we will each be given a ticket to a time machine and, just once, we will be able to go back in time and talk to our 25-year-old selves. Even then, time travel will be expensive and wreak havoc […]

Words from a First – and Last-Time Breeder

Words by Alexandra Beckstett I interviewing the Riogenologists Drs. Ben Espy (DVM, Dipl. ACT) and Ryan Ferris (DVM, Dipl. ACT) for the Responsible Breeders feature, several of their tell-it-how-it-is statements hit close to home. Their overarching message was along the lines of, “Please don’t breed your mare if she’s not going to contribute anything positive to […]

Magnus SWB

Congrats Caithness we hope you make it 3 in a row at HOY if you go this week, GIBRALTAR II, MOSCHINNO and MAGNUS SWB ?This will be a 1st in Australasia for three Stallions from the same family winning Horse of The Year titles. Wishing you all the best from MANUKA SPORT HORSES team.

Manuka Magnus SWB Supreme Champion Canterbury Horse & Pony Breeders Spring Show 2014

Manuka Magnus, bred by Craig and Rosemary Sharp Manuka Sport Horses, Karaka, Auckland, NZ   Sire: MOSCHINNO SWB Dam: MADEIRA SWB   Congratulations to Annabel Read and all the best for the future. For more information please go to: http://www.caithnessstud.co.nz/News++Media/Caithness+Breeding++Stud+Achievements+and+Awards+2014.html

The Right Conformation for Todays Eventor

“Good conformation means different things to different people, but to me it means structurally suitable for the job, in this case, a job that entails an aptitude for dressage, an ability over fences, and an efficient, ground-covering gallop. ” – Judy Wardrope www.useventing.com/sites/default/files/Conformation-Eventer.pdf    

Waitemata Dressage Group Results

A big thanks to Waitemata Dressage group for another well organised competition. It always amazes me how well prepared you all are with your coffee machine and fab food so early in the morning. We were first to arrive and unfortunately parked in the wrong area, our apologies there. Thankfully it had not rained the […]

North Island Dressage Championships @ AMDG Clevedon

Thank you Auckland Dressage Group for putting together such a well organised and enjoyable show over the weekend. Thank you to our dedicated rider Cecilia Karlsson who has worked hard to prepare our horses so beautifully again this year. Also a big thanks to Isobel MacEwan our visiting Veterinary student from Massey University who is […]