Puni Tiakiwai, who hails from the Ruātoki Valley, says he is overwhelmed to become vice-chair of the new National Māori Horse Association Aotearoa Trust, a group of Māori who support the Māori hors
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Animal rights advocates want horse racing banned
Animal rights advocates calling for a ban on horse racing made their presence known at Auckland's Ellerslie Boxing Day Races today. The Coalition for Protection of Racehorses says cruelty is a commonality in the sport and it should be banned completely. Dressed for the glitz and glam of the race but carry with them a very different message.
More homes needed to adopt wild Kaimanawa horses
Up to 80 horses will be saved from slaughter but more homes are needed to adopt them.
The East Coast cowboys in full flight at Kaiaua
Age is no barrier for 83-year-old Dinah Atkins, competing in multiple races at the Tolaga Bay Beach Races now in its 50th year.
Top jockey’s grandmother disguised herself to race against men
Jumps jockey Aaron Kuru became an internet sensation last month when his horse fell, recovered and then won, during a race in Palmerston North.
Racehorse falls, gets left behind, recovers, then races to victory
Kiwi racehorse Des de Jeau falls over after a jump at the Steeplechase, all the other horses run past him, he gets up from an improbable recovery along with his Jockey then sprints on to not only finish but win the race.
Ngāpuhi & Te Rarawa rider sets her sights on the world
16-year old equestrian rider Atiria Young-Ogle has her eyes set on the world stage. With a personal best finish last year, the young Ngāpuhi and Te Rarawa rider is currently on show at the CCA Waitemata World Cup Festival in Auckland.
Tui Teka crowned champion at Equitana Festival
Tokomaru Bay horseman Tui Teka has been crowned champion of this year's The Way of the Horse challenge at the inaugural Equitana Auckland Festival after succcesfully breaking in a wild horse over four days.
Tokomaru horsebreaker tipped as favourite at Equitana Festival
Auckland crowds were treated to a sneak peak of the country's top equestrian riders and their horses ahead of the Equitana Festival, tipped to be the country's biggest international equestrian event.
Ngāi Tahu showjumper takes out Olympic Cup
Ngāi Tahu horse rider, Lily Tootill has taken out this year’s Horse of the Year Olympic Cup title after completing two clear rounds, the only rider to do so in the class.