A diverse line-up of overseas equestrian superstars and visitors are expected at this year’s Land Rover Horse of the Year, boosting the event’s goal to be a truly international event.
Among the riders, four senior competitors from Australia would be taking part in the first senior transtasman Jumping Challenge to be held at the 2018 HOY.
Making up the Australian team was Brooke Langbecker and Quintago, Stuart Jenkins and Fairview Aliquidam, Clint Beresford and Emmaville Jitterbug and Hayden James and James Continue.
ESNZ jumping chairman Richard Sunderland said the youngest in the team was Brooke Langbecker, 20, who was ready to make her mark on her chestnut stallion.
The New Zealand team comprised Lily Tootill and Ulysses NZPH, Melody Matheson and Graffiti MH, Maurice Beatson and Mandalay Cove, Tess Clark and Sinatra II and Robert Steele and LT Holst Bernadette Reserve.
Photo: Australian showjumper Clinton Beresford will be back with Emmaville Jitterbug at this year’s Horse of the Year. Photo / KAMPIC / Kerry Marshall
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Posted: 12 March 2018