New Zealand Dressage Squads for 2016 Announced

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 10:34
New Zealand Dressage News

Dressage New Zealand, the official dressage leg of the New Zealand Equestrian Federation, has announced the combinations which have been selected for the Dressage NZ Squads 2016.

Squad submissing is part of the Dressage Performance Pathway with as ultimate goal the high performance squad at Grand Prix level.

Riders will be selected based on performance criteria met, soundness of horse and the commitment to self improvement and the commitment to be good team members, and the potential of the combination to progress to ESNZ High Performance Squads, and represent NZ.

The 2016 NZ Dressage Squads include:


  • Alex Matheson - Lingh 11
  • Greg Smith -  Avante Garde  


  • Rochelle Speirs - Vollrath Latimer
  • Charmian Pearson-White - Wimborne Conniston 
  • John Thompson  - Kalimna Hotshot 
  • Nicola Maley  -  Astek Galahad 
  • Vanessa Way - NRM KH Arion  

YOUTH (U25)         

  • Anya Noble  - Airthrey Highlander
  • Kate Tobin -  I Like It 
  • Louise Ayres -  Playmate
  • Sarah Wadworth - Faemoss BW
  • Devon Raos -  Busuto
  • Tessa Van Bruggen-  Furst Jupp
  • Tessa Van Bruggen  -  Fortunato
  • Julie Flintoff -  Belladonna MH
  • Lauren Haig  - Grandioso BH
  • Mihi Sheperd  -   Hot Chocolate MH
  • Melissa Galloway -  Windemere Johanson W 
  • Melissa Galloway  -  Windermere J Obei W
  • Chelsea Callaghan -  Sisters 2 Etta J

PONY SQUAD         

  • Morgan Beere - Wembleybrook Sergio
  • Lily Jefferies  - Prima Magneto

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