Our Horses

Our horses are chosen for their suitability, and are experienced learner mounts.

They are our partners in our programmes, and as such, are a vital part of EquiPotential NZ.

To learn about sponsoring one of our horses, please click here.

Black Pinto horse with white star on face

Ace

14.2hh Pinto gelding

21 years old

Ace is the star of the stable, joining the team in 2008, he has exceeded all expectations, he great nature and willingness to work has meant he is used in all the programmes and soon becomes the riders favourite.

Ace is sponsored by Bevan and Margaret Bradding

Palomino pony

Brumby

13.2hh Palomino Stationbred gelding

13 years old

Brumby was a keen Pony Club pony before joining our team in 2018.

Chestnut horse

Dart

16hh Chestnut Thoroughbred gelding

18 years old

Dart was a successful racehorse before joining the team in 2010. Dart was the winner of the highly contested NZRDA Horse of the Year in 2015.

Bay horse with white stripe on face

Dice

16hh Bay Crossbred gelding

13 years old

One of the more recent additions to the team, Dice is great for our adult riders.

Dice is sponsored by Jon and Sue Tanner

Bay Welsh Cob pony with white blaze on face

Fox

14.1hh Welsh Cob gelding

11 years old

Fox is awesome for our smaller independent riders.

Bay Clydesdale Cross Horse with white blaze on face

Hogan

16hh Bay Clydesdale X gelding

18 years old

Hogan is the gentle giant of our programme. He was a successful dressage competitor before joining the team in 2009. A great horse who knows and loves his job, Hogan is a favourite with our volunteers for his calm and quiet disposition.

Hogan is sponsored by Stan Conder

Bay Pony with white star and snip on face

Maddox

14.2hh Bay Crossbred gelding

6 years old

Maddox joined the team in 2019, after transferring from Te Aroha RDA.

Maddox is sponsored by David & Anne Dougherty

Bay Horse with white interrupted stripe on face

Mia

15.3hh Bay mare

6 years old

Mia has a lovely disposition and is currently the only mare in the team!

Mia is sponsored by IHC Hamilton 

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Milo

14.1hh Gelding

5 years old

Our newest team member Milo is a local horse coming to us from Ngaruawahia. He is young but is fitting in well and is enjoying his role at Equipotential.

Milo is sponsored by Craigs Investment Partners

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Buckskin Horse with white snip on nose

Oscar

15.1hh Buckskin gelding

12 years old

Oscar is a lovely all-rounder, and has been a member of the team since he was 4 years old. He is very steady and quiet for our high needs riders.

Oscar is sponsored by David and Anne Doughty

Brown Pinto Miniature Horse with white star and snip on face

Prince

11hh Pinto gelding

18 years old

Prince is our carriage pony, and has competed in carriage driving in the past. As well as pulling the cart, Prince is ridden by some of our very smallest riders. He joined the team in 2010.