Is New Zealand Equestrian Showing Under Threat

As a showing enthusiast, are you aware that at on 25th June at its Annual General Meeting, showing’s governing body, the Royal Agricultural Society of New Zealand, will consider a number of controversial remits with the potential for a huge impact on the sport? If adopted, these remits will cost equestrian showing competitors – already the major contributors to the RAS – significantly more money, and all without competitors having any direct say into the direction of the organisation. During our research into the specifics of these proposals, many more questions arose than were answered. So, just what is the state of equestrian showing in New Zealand, and where is the sport headed? From our

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