Stable Scoop Episode 19 – Horse Sport in New Zealand

New Zealand Horse

A fascinating show speaking with the leaders in New Zealand Horse Sports. Conversations with Olympian and world renowned show jumper Colin McIntosh and the CEO of Equestrian Sports New Zealand, Jim Ellis, provide an in-depth look at the current and future of horse sports in the Kiwi country. Guiding us as co-host was Robin, founder of, the leading equestrian news site in New Zealand.

Stable Scoop Episode 19 – Horse Sport in New Zealand:

  • Thank you to Robin from for co-hosting this epiosde. Check out for all your international and New Zealand equine news.
  • Learn more about Colin McIntosh and family at
  • Equestrian Sports New Zealand and our guest Jim Ellis can be found at
  • Shadow Lane Farm in Wagener South Carolina will host the first ever Aiken Eventing Camp February 1-6, 2009. Organizer Sarah Heffron and her team have put together a great week of training and instruction with top horsemen, including Allison Springer, Craig Thompson, Abigail Lufkin, and Dr. Christiana Ober, among others. The camp’s emphasis will be on honing skills both on and off the horse’s back. Hosted in the thick of Aiken’s winter eventing schedule, the camp will blend lessons, demonstrations, lectures and educational activities, culminating in the opportunity to compete at a local horse trials. In addition, participants will enjoy top notch-facilities, gourmet meals, and great company. Aiken Eventing Camp, February 1-6, 2009. For more information, go to




About Deanna Castro

Deanna Castro has been training horses and riders professionally for over 18 years. She trains riders in Horsemanship, Western Pleasure, Showmanship and Trail Riding. Deanna is married to Native American Horse Trainer Fredi Castro and she is the author of "Six Weeks to a Better Horse".
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