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 […]


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 […]

Exceptional Young Warmblood Gelding

Exceptional Young Warmblood Gelding Superb Temperament Stunning looks with four white socks and white blaze. International bloodlines on both Sire and Dam’s pedigrees. Grandsire and Grand Dam have produced top show jumpers and dressage horses alike in Europe and USA. San Mateo Replica was bred by June Thompson from the renowned San Mateo Stud. Replica […]

Top World Eventing Venue Burghley Fantastic to see that Burghley,  yet again, has been named top eventing competition in the world. It’s just a pity that they couldn’t release this news once the Jock Paget and “Rakelan” doping scandal has been sorted. What on earth is going on and why is it taking so long ?


  BILL NOBLE DRESSAGE COACHING KARAKA NOV 12TH Excellent facilities 55 min lessons allowing extra time for review and discussion Bookings essential 027 462 5974 or 09 292 7109 Manuka Sport Horses 37E William Potter Lane, Karaka.  


Evaluating Athletic Potential in Dressage, Jumping and Event Prospect. This is an excellent book written by Christian Schacht, that should guide us all, who aspire to breeding sport horses. Christian Scharcht himself was inspired by Alfred Knopfhart who, in his book Beurteilung und Auswahl von Reitpferden reminds us to be humble and scolds the “fault […]

Manuka Meilekke

Jumping 1m plus this morning with Dani Maurer. Meilekkes’s Dam Miranda SWB    

Exceptionally Talented 6YO Mare

Exceptionally Talented 6 YO Mare Incredibly willing to please. Started with care and has an exceptionally trainable temperament and a fabulous work ethic. Competed with several wins and placings at Novice level in dressage this winter. Ready for Medium this summer. Brave jumper, with the scope and technique to allow a huge future as an […]