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Jock Paget
Eventing
NZ EVENTING INTERNATIONAL RIDER

Jock was born in Wellsford, New Zealand in 1983, and moved to Australia with his family in 1986 where he was raised. He grew up near Sydney in a town called Pendle Hill. Jock left school at 15 to take an apprenticeship as a bricklayer, on completion of his apprenticeship he started to develop an interest in horses. At age 20 he took a job as a working pupil for international event rider, Kevin Mcnab. In less than 3 years Jock progressed from never even jumping a fence to placing 4th in his first 4 star in Melbourne, Australia.
Jock then moved back to New Zealand and took a job as the ...

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Melody Matheson
Show Jumper
25yo Show Jumper from Hawkes Bay

I’m Melody Matheson 25 year old showjumper from Hawke’s Bay. I’m a member of the NZ Show Jumping Talent Development Squad and I’m also a Banker at the Bank of New Zealand.

Currently in my stable we have a couple of top jumping mares, some young ones just starting out, a few babies still in the paddock, a couple of broodmares that have made our stars, and some retired boys on the farm!

In the competition arena our main star is Graffiti MH, a 2009 Hanoverian mare that I have partnered with since she was 5yrs old. She has had some great achievements including, Grand Prix ...

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bundy philpott
Bundy Philpott
Eventing
36yo Event Rider

I am a 3 day Event Rider. I compete up to 5 star level and am apart of the NZ High Performance Squad.

Some of my most recognised achievements are

  • I am a Dual senior NZ representative in both Eventing and Show Jumping and have Show Jumped up to World Cup level.
  • NZ rider representative and have been on the NZ Eventing board for 6 years.
  • I am also the youngest ever winner of Lady Rider of the year
  • Winner of the 2020 4 star horse of the year

My goal for this season is that I am aiming at competing at a Northern Hemisphere 5 star and I...

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Vicky Prendergast
Show Jumping

Vicki Prendergast needs no introduction to the horse world. Being successful through to Grand Prix level a few years ago she now focuses on breeding and producing the next generation of top show jumping horses, having sold many top horses over seas. Vicki also has her trainers license and already a few winners to her name in her short period of time in the race horse industry!

I manage Sanderston Park and my most competitive horse at the moment is Selena C , she’s a  7yo mare, we won ProAm rider of the year last season and this season so far we have won 3 7yo classes.  I also hav...

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Clarke Johnstone
3 Day Eventing/Show Jumping
NZ Eventing Superstar

Hi my name is Clarke Johnstone. I am a Three Day Eventing and Showjumping rider with my biggest achievement being placing 6th Individually at the Rio Olympic Games 2016. Another major highlight was being on the winning New Zealand team at the CHIO Aachen 2018. I have a great team of horses for this season with two qualified for the Tokyo Olympics and some great young horses coming through. I am really excited to be on the Equine America NZ team having used their products on my competition horses for more than 10 years. Two of my favourite's are obviously Cortaflex HA which I have trusted t...

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Emma Watson
Show Jumper
17yo Youth Rider from Morrinsville

I am Emma Watson, a 17 year old showjumper from the Waikato. I am a member of the ESNZ young rider squad and a Student at Morrinsville College.

 

I currently have a team of three horses with my main horse being Maddox Letino, an 11yr old thoroughbred X Gelding by Littorio. Together we have been Competing competitively at the Young Rider and Grand Prix. Our biggest achievements together so far have been, Placing 5th in the 2019-2020 NZ Young Rider series and having our first Horse Grand Prix win as well as several Young Rider wins and placings. My next horse is my Junior r...

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Hammond Equestrian
Show Jumping
Nicola and Alex Hammond

ALEX

Born and raised in Singapore, Alex and her family moved to New Zealand in 2014. Alex manages Hammond Equestrian with her sister Nicola and works at Cambridge Grains in the afternoon. She is a Show Jumper competing at Young Rider/Mini Prix(1.30m-1.40m) with her Gelding Le Bam. Her goals for this season are to focus on the Young Rider series and FEI CSI1* 1.40m classes. She is excited to also have her 4 year old mare Flossie, who is by Balou Du Rouet on the team! Alex’s long term goals with her are to produce her through the grades successfully.

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Mikayla Herbert
Show Jumping
24 Year old Show Jumper from the Bay of Plenty

I am a 24 year old Vet Nurse and have been riding since I was little. I started off with ponies in the show hunter ring and have built my way up through ponies, to junior and young riders and to grand prix. My most recent milestones would be winning Lady rider of the year at horse of the year 2019 and competing for New Zealand in the FEI World Challenge Finals in Quito, South America earlier last year.

I couldn't be more prouder to represent Equine America NZ as one of their sponsored riders. I have used their products for as long as I can remember and have never found another produc...

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Massie Stables
Show Jumping
Logan Massie & Alexa Dodson

Logan Massie:

 

A natural competitor, Logan has been impressing with his ability on a horse from a young age, consistently winning some of the country’s most prestigious titles and competing at top level. 

 

After a three-year stint training amongst the elite, while success-fully campaigning his own horse at Grand Prix level in Europe, Logan has returned home with renewed passion, skills and plans for the future. With an ingrained work ethic and desire for excellence, Logan hopes to continue to grow his success wi...

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Lucy Fell
Show Jumper
34yo Show Jumper from Manawatu

I'm a 34 year old show jumper and mother from the Manawatu, were I live and work on our thoroughbred stud "Fairdale" with my husband. I have ridden horses all my life and my top horse and partner of many years "Tinapai" took me from young horse classes through young rider classes and onto World Cup competition. We spent time competing in Europe and the United States and he was retired last year at 19 years old. I am now focusing on my 2 younger horses in the hope one of them may reach top level competition in the next couple of years. My career highlights include:
• Lady Rider of th...

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