Scout Lodder Preview

At just 10 years old, Scout Lodder won the CCN 105 class at the Puhinui International Three Day Event on the aptly named Overnight Success, pointing to a prodigious talent. But her parents Nick and Dannie Lodder still want their daughters to experience a traditional rural Kiwi childhood with their equine companions – playing games, riding bareback at the beach and experimenting with many facets of horsemanship. Show Circuit recently spoke to Scout about her big win and her equestrian lifestyle.

Rosa Buist-Brown Interview

Rosa Buist-Brown wasn’t even that keen on riding when she was younger, despite the best efforts of mum Rochelle to encourage her. But at the age of five, her older sister Molly’s pony, Court Jester, proved too much temptation - and her whole world changed as a result. Read all about Rosa's journey in our latest issue...

Melody Matheson & Graffiti MH Preview

Taking her first World Cup qualifier win at Feilding with the eight-year-old mare Graffiti MH was a thrill for 23-year-old university student Melody Matheson. But following it up with a second win at Taupo proved that her success at this level wasn’t just a one-off! Read all about this fantastic combination in our latest issue...

Tinapai tips his hat on a magic thirteen-year career...

Known in show jumping circles as the fiery Thoroughbred capable of clearing a 1.60m oxer, no matter how wild his approach, 19-year-old Tinapai is a horse adored by many, not least by his partner of 13 years, Lucy Fell. Due to injury, Tinapai was sadly retired from top-level show jumping late last year. We look back at the show jumping career of this true legend in our latest issue of Show Circuit.

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