show jumping

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...
By PHILIP CHANDLER Glenorchy showjumping rider Grace Percy should be forever grateful she managed to fit in her finest sporting moment just before the Covid-19 pandemic killed off all events. Three weekends ago, the 23-year-old, riding her chestnut gelding Kiwi Spirit, won...

Olivia’s Olympic dream

A Queenstown show-jumping rider's career is taking off in leaps and bounds. Olivia Robertson, who's aiming to compete for New Zealand at the 2020 Olympics, last year moved fulltime to Holland to advance her career. The 22-year-old, who originally shifted to North...
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