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 […]

Website Update

We are in the process of updating our website which will be completed in about two weeks time. There are some exciting things to report soon with regard to our horses and on the home front. The past few years have been concentrated on caring for my terminally ill mother who passed away late last year. […]

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 […]

ASPECTS of PASTURE that can ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR HORSE

ASPECTS of PASTURE that can ADVERSELY AFFECT YOUR HORSE http://www.horsemanshipnz.com/articles/Aspects%20of%20Pasture.pdf

4 Good Feet

I’ll have 4 good feet any day and any colourway….

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 […]

Radiography, Scintigraphy, and MRI: Benefits and Pitfalls

 Radiography, Scintigraphy, and MRI: Benefits and Pitfalls. Likely the most commonly used diagnostic modality in horses, radiography has become even more important with the advent of digital results. Photo: Courtesy Dr. Carter Judy Today, veterinarians have the ability to peer inside horses’ bodies and see what’s causing a limp, swelling, or pain. The use of […]

MANUKA MEILEKKE

QUALITY MARE SUITABLE FOR DRESSAGE EVENTING OR SHOWJUMPER/HUNTER Competed successfully with numerous places and wins in Level 1, 2 and Level 3 dressage, schooling at Level 4/5 Honest horse that will go the distance. Competitve small hack with presence. Great work ethic, forward moving. Meilekke’s full brother, Manuka Magni, is almost Prix St George at 7YO […]