Footage from the New Zealand Horse of the Year show, Hastings, March 2011.

Horses & Riders (in order of first appearance)
Showtym Viking & Amanda Wilson (WINNER 7 YO Horse of the Year)
Braveheart Leading Lady & Tamara Savage (CHAMPION Pleasure Horse)
Tinapai & Lucy Akers (WINNER Lady Rider of the Year)
Inside Out & Samantha Matthews (CHAMPION 1.20m Pony of the Year)
Taranaki Team (WINNER Pony Club Team of the Year)
NRM Seremonie VDL & Katie McVean (WINNER Olympic Cup Horse of the Year)
Alacazam MH & Tegan Fitzsimon (competing in Lady Rider of the Year)
Waitangi Jet Stream & Michelle Horan (competing in Showhunter)
Squirt & Kathryn Corry (competing in Showhunters, finished 7th in Open SH HOY)
Kiwi Guard & Matthew Dickey (WINNER Young Rider of the Year)
Dunstan Daffodil & Katie McVean (WINNER of Silver Fern Stakes)
Showtym Girl & Vicki Wilson (competing in Lady Rider of the Year jump-off)
Star Appeal & Caitlyn Horton (WINNER 1m Pony Championship)
Kapiti Vaulting Club
Mighty Maximus & Briar Burnett-Grant (competing in 1m pony ring)
Chrialka Daffodil & Emily Fraser (competing in SJ Pony of the Year)
Ridgewood Snapdragon & Charlotte Gray (competing in 1m pony ring)
(Unknown pony refusing in 1m pony ring)
Showtym Girl & Amanda Wilson (competing in a Junior Rider class)
Showtym Girl & Vicki Wilson (jumping 1.82m in the Puissance – bareback!)
Young Rider of the Year Victory Lap
NRM Seremonie VDL & Katie McVean (2nd = in Silver Fern Stakes)
1m Pony Championship victory lap leaving the ring
Tinapai & Lucy Akers (scrambling over the water in Silver Fern Stakes)
Unknown appaloosa pony refusing in 1m pony ring
Chrialka Daffodil & Emily Fraser (competing in SJ Pony of the Year
Bruno Rossi & Lucinda Askin (competing in SJ Pony of the Year)
Untouchable & Merran Hain (competing in Showhunter)
Sir Callaghan & Casey-mae Waddell (competing in Showhunter)
Wurlitzer & Vicki Wilson (6th in Speed Horse of the Year)
Kabo So Far & Kalah Mckay (3rd in SJ Pony of the Year)
Debutante Under 138cm Ponies leave ring after preliminary judging


21 Responses to NZ Horse of the Year 2011

  1. Anonymous says:

    hahahaha!! i was at the tauranga showjumping championships an this song would come on each time someone one the jumpoff :p

  2. Anonymous says:

    i both worked at the tauranga and hasting hoty… cool experience

  3. Anonymous says:

    they arnt weird… they are AWESOME!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Was That You?? Maybe It Was Another Girl 😛

  5. Anonymous says:

    heey dude … my mum doesnt wear high heels .. ‘LOL’ and she defo did not run across the ring .. LOL dunno what you been watching hahaha 😀

  6. Anonymous says:

    I was at this show! I was wondering if you got any footage of me? I was in Miss Munroe, a big bblack pony mare who was in the pony of the year tryout thingy/saba sam final class in the main arena and the pony 6 bar as well as on a little paint pony Patterns of Promise which was mainly in ring 2 and 3 and came 2nd in the pony 1.10 champs…?

  7. Anonymous says:

    I know her and her horse, they’re family is weird like that….lol they were parked next to us in Taupo and they are just a weird weird family o.O

  8. Anonymous says:

    Briar Burnett-Grant, riding Mighty Maximus

  9. Anonymous says:

    Um who is the little girl at 01:16 ?

  10. Anonymous says:

    She is mean for whipping her horse like that…

  11. Anonymous says:

    @XxDashGabXx shes not mean

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  13. Anonymous says:

    Love this vid :DD

  14. Anonymous says:

    @XxDashGabXx  Id say

  15. Anonymous says:

    I love this song its perfect for the video 😀

  16. Anonymous says:

    Thats actually one of my friends and I know there whole family and Im pretty sure that wasnt her mum.

  17. Anonymous says:

    Awesome! I was there! I remember the fall at 2:22, 2:23 and 2:24 she was one of the pony clubbers! And after her mum came running across the field in high heels! LOL! Nice music! Hahaha the lap of victory!!! When ever that song played me and my friend stood up and started dancing! Hahaha!

  18. Anonymous says:

    i was pole picker-uper of the year

  19. Anonymous says:

    thats mii friend at 1.12

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  21. Anonymous says:

    awsome video