Sumptuous Fresh Food Thanks to Trio

Sumptuous Fresh Food Thanks to Trio

February 19 2020
If it’s top-notch yummy food you’re after at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping, then look no further t...
Aussie-Kiwi Battle Looms in Rich Young Rider Class

Aussie-Kiwi Battle Looms in Rich Young Rider Class

February 18 2020
It’s a pretty smart line up of top Australasian young riders chasing a welcome $12,000 prize purs...
Lots to Love about Takapoto

Lots to Love about Takapoto

February 17 2020
Kaye Williams has nothing but praise about Takapoto Estate Show Jumping. The FEI level 3 judge is...
Creativity to the Fore for Aussie Designer

Creativity to the Fore for Aussie Designer

February 16 2020

Australian course designer Michael Haese is promising plenty of inviting courses during his foray to Takapoto Estate Show Jumping where he will design in the Sand Arena 2. But there’s more to this man than meets the eye . . . read about what drives him and his day job here.

Grounded Glamorous for Takapoto Parties

Grounded Glamorous for Takapoto Parties

February 7 2020
Can’t decide what to wear to one of the many Takapoto Estate Show Jumping functions? Here’s a qui...
Global Amateur Tour Raising the Bar at Takapoto

Global Amateur Tour Raising the Bar at Takapoto

February 5 2020
The Global Amateur Tour is back at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping and hopes are high it will be bigger and better than ever.
Mentoring for Rising Stars Entrants

Mentoring for Rising Stars Entrants

February 3 2020
Calling all budding showjumpers – the Takapoto Estate Show Jumping Rising Stars class beckons. Co...
Aussies Amped to be Returning to Takapoto

Aussies Amped to be Returning to Takapoto

February 1 2020

Amber Fuller and CP Aretino, competing at Takapoto in 2019, is excited to be returning to the boutique show next month. Photo credit Cheleken Photography

 

International Star to Design at Takapoto

International Star to Design at Takapoto

January 29 2020
For French course designer Michel Ismalun, it is truly a dream come true to be heading to Takapoto Estate Show Jumping this year.
Perfection Sought for Footing at Takapoto

Perfection Sought for Footing at Takapoto

January 26 2020
Excellence and Takapoto go hand in hand, so it is no surprise the Plaw family has pushed on to im...
Demand Ramps for Takapoto VIP Tickets

Demand Ramps for Takapoto VIP Tickets

January 23 2020

Another gorgeous evening at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping. Photo credit Eye Witness Images

Battle of the Biggies in Inaugural Teams’ Championship

Battle of the Biggies in Inaugural Teams’ Championship

January 20 2020

Clarke Johnstone, New Zealand's best-placed eventer at the Rio Olympic Games, will compete for the Harrison Lane team in the inaugural Takapoto Teams’ Championship.

Photo credit Cheleken Photography

Special win for Kelly in GAT

Special win for Kelly in GAT

March 3 2019
It wasn’t that long ago that Kelly Smith thought she would never ride again . . . today she and ...
Pint sized pocket rocket takes Gold Tour final

Pint sized pocket rocket takes Gold Tour final

March 3 2019
Annabel Francis and Carado GHP showed size really is of no consequence when they soared to victo...
Zara dances to victory in Junior

Zara dances to victory in Junior

March 3 2019
Zara Waldin made it two from two today, backing up her win in the Junior Tour Qualifier yesterda...
Dr Rach and Smokescreen win Amateur

Dr Rach and Smokescreen win Amateur

March 3 2019
Rachael Bentall made sure her first big competition in five years was memorable. The doctor from...
No bugs on this dude

No bugs on this dude

March 3 2019
Emma Gaze has never done a derby course before, but today she and her homebred Woodland Bug were...
Trophy best work of Artist

Trophy best work of Artist

March 2 2019
Artist Nicola Lewis considers herself blessed to have found a pathway that feeds her soul. She’s...
Fun week of jumping for Bronze Tour winner

Fun week of jumping for Bronze Tour winner

March 2 2019
Rachel Malcolm has a penchant for producing young horses and once again, her efforts were reward...
Rising Stars

Rising Stars

March 2 2019
The new Rising Star class proved a big hit with riders, parents and spectators, with 12-year-old...
Esperanza wins Pony Tour

Esperanza wins Pony Tour

March 2 2019
Harriet Stock’s EB Esperanza may have come from a rather interesting background but today the So...
Tegan adds Silver Tour to season tally

Tegan adds Silver Tour to season tally

March 2 2019
Newly-crowned Silver Tour Final winner Tegan Fitzsimon has just four words . . . “my horses are ...
Super racehorse tops Amateur Qualifier

Super racehorse tops Amateur Qualifier

March 2 2019
Showcause is a well-established star on the race track but today he showed class as a showjumper...
Briar’s special double

Briar’s special double

March 1 2019
Briar Burnett-Grant secured a welcome double today, taking out both the Gold and Bronze Tour Qua...
Teen Annabel wins opening Gold Qualifier

Teen Annabel wins opening Gold Qualifier

February 28 2019
It’s been another brilliant day at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping with riders having their first t...
Young stars on a big stage

Young stars on a big stage

February 28 2019
A newly-introduced class for under 13-year-old riders is proving a hit with things about to get ...
Takapoto ramps up for week two

Takapoto ramps up for week two

February 27 2019
New Zealand’s best show jumpers step up a notch with the second week of competition at Takapoto ...
Horses at the heart of his world

Horses at the heart of his world

February 27 2019
Horses at the Heart of his World Jesper Romp’s life has always been all about horses, so it’s ha...
Sam McIntosh Q&A

Sam McIntosh Q&A

February 26 2019
The Takapoto riding team is led by New Zealand's top ranked professional rider Samantha McIntosh...
Q&A with Amber Fuller

Q&A with Amber Fuller

February 26 2019
Professional Australian show jumper Amber Fuller is the current Australian Senior Title holder a...
Tegan Takes Takapoto

Tegan Takes Takapoto

February 26 2019
Tegan Fitzsimon’s season just got better, taking out the Gold Tour Final at Takapoto Estate Show...
Takapoto rated highly by Aussie great

Takapoto rated highly by Aussie great

February 25 2019
George Sanna has been to more international shows than most people and he’s clear that New Zeala...
Champs Toasted in Age Group Tours

Champs Toasted in Age Group Tours

February 24 2019
The stars of tomorrow took centre stage today on the third day of Takapoto Estate Show Jumping w...
Champs toasted in Age Group Tours

Champs toasted in Age Group Tours

February 23 2019
The stars of tomorrow took centre stage today on the third day of Takapoto Estate Show Jumping w...
Mighty Ninja Stars in Gold Tour Qualifier

Mighty Ninja Stars in Gold Tour Qualifier

February 22 2019
Cambridge teen Emily Hayward pulled off a fabulous win this afternoon, taking out the Gold Tour ...
Opening day of Takapoto Estate 2019 a cracker

Opening day of Takapoto Estate 2019 a cracker

February 21 2019
It’s been a brilliant first day of competition at Takapoto Estate Show Jumping. The grounds look...