Equestrian

Riding high on Teddy

By PHILIP CHANDLER After debilitating illness, star Queenstown showjumper Olivia Robertson has got back on her horse to produce an amazing run of results. Over the past month she and Dutch-bred chestnut Teddy — show name, Grandaire — have won all...

Top showjumper shows up

By PHILIP CHANDLER One of New Zealand’s top showjumping riders has shifted to Queenstown to start a new chapter in her life. Professional rider and coach Lucy Olphert, who’s moved down from Mount Maunganui, says Queenstown’s a place she’s long admired, and...

Stalwarts honoured

The Lake County A&P Society has four new life members who, between them, have been involved for almost 95 years. At Saturday's Lake Hayes A&P Show, the 105th time it's been held, Jan Tomes, Jenette Boyd, Debbie MacColl and Grant Stalker...

Grace leaps across the ditch

A Glenorchy show-jumping star has crossed the ditch to ride for a Gold Coast outfit. Grace Percy's moved to Australia to work and ride for Twin Peaks Equestrian, after a solid final season in New Zealand. "I'd had an exciting opp-ortunity...
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