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We warmly invite you to forward to us pictures of your Tiraumea youngsters and performance horses as they get out and about.


Tiraumea Splash making sure he clears the jump and then some. This young horse looks to be a very promising jumping prospect for proud owner Lydia Reynolds from Christchurch, jump jockey is Johanna Anderkran’s.  Johanna said that he soon sorted out that he didnt have to jump THAT high over them all!!  Looks like fun to us.



Tiraumea Rob Roy, owned by Stu and Virginia Neal, Canterbury.  Competing  at the  Ashburton  A&P  Show.   Looking very sharp there Robbie, wishing you a great season ahead.

Robbie 1.2m Ashburton Jan 2014


Here’s Kate special boy Tiraumea Milton- Now 18HH+ , Milton was hand reared by Kate and is her all-time favorite.  He was giving the Farrier Doug’s wee boy a little ride, imagine how high up that must feel to a wee one!  Thanks Milton youre a star.

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Tiraumea Twinkle 3 yrs ridden by Carolyn Upson, babysitting Carolyn’s daughter on her sweet wee pony.

Just a year on from this photo Twinkle take Reserve Champion Sporthorse at Ashburton A&P Show.  Well done Carloyn.

twinkle and Carolyn Upson.



Tiraumea Lucky 5yrs out on his first Waitemata Hunt Trek, this happy young horse was a pleasure to ride out. His journey from foal to riding horse can be seen on the video slideshows on right hand bottom corner on some of the websites main pages. Ridden by owner Deidre Smith.


Tiraumea Rob Roy 6yrs, competing  at his first A&P show jumping event,  Rob is jumping 1.20 at home comfortably and competed  to 1.10m, placing 3rd in the speed round .  Owner Virginia Neal adores her big boy and is looking forward to taking up their new position managing  Mt Possession/Hakatere Station at Mt Somers at christmas.  Keep us up to date with Robbies outings Ginny.



Tiraumea Cole -rising 5yrs, competing at his first show jumping competition at Woodhill Sands.  Cole took it all in his stride jumping  really cleanly and confidently, 2nd in the 90cm round.  This sensible, willing young horse is really turning heads.  He is proudly owned by Yvonne Hawkins, Akl Ridden by Daniel Blundell




Tiraumea Onkore – 9 yrs.  It is with great sadness to hear of the sudden loss of “Romeo” just days before Horse of the Year.  ” Romeo’s owner Michelle Old adored her boy who she credits her regaining all her confidence, Michelle and Romeo where competing at AMP Saddle Hunter and Dressage.  Our hearts go out to you Michelle.

Tiraumea Onkore with Michelle Old.







Tiraumea Donegal has success again at HORSE OF THE YEAR 2012-   Ridden by Kirsten Kelly, owner Deidre Smith

  Amateur Rider of the Year – 2nd Place

2nd in 1.10 and 6th 1.20 classes.


Tiraumea Teddy is an impressive 17HH  4 year old pictured here ridden by his owner Marise Bowden on Great Barrier Island beach, she is his delighted with her calm and sensible boy. Teddy’s weanling full sister who is  identical to her big brother is now available for sale.

TIraumea Teddy


Tiraumea Eve, is owner Ollie’s first hack from coming off ponies. 5 year old Eve is by Flint out of Kyla. They recently competed at Marshlands and came away with some great 1st and 2nd placings in the RTR and took Champion Hunter. Well done Ollie! You are doing a fantastic job with your young horse.



Here is the lovely 4 year old TIRAUMEA BIDDY in her first competition outing taking home the Champion ribbon. What a credit to proud owner Aliesha Deans and many thanks to Dawn to Dusk Photography. Biddy is by Gentleman George out of Bunny.

Tiraumea Biddy. Photo compliments of Dusk to Dawn Photography



TIRAUMEA COACHMAN – 6 Year old.  Alana Alexander rides Coachman in his first jumping lesson.  Alana has very high hopes for this naturally talented youngster.


TIRAUMEA DAPPER – 6 Year old, Thorburn  Family, Dannevirke. Ridden here by Sarah Thorburn, over his first wire, according to Sarah, the entire family all want ” The Kinzett Kidd” for themselves!  Looking at that jump they may be waiting a while!

Tiraumea Dapper aka ” The Kinzett Kidd” Dannevirke Hunt week.




TIRAUMEA McCAUGHLEY- 6 Years.  “Caughley at her first Show Hunter Show.  She is now underway with her first season as Master Andrew Duffs of Northland Hunts second horse.  We wish this lovely combination every success and a great season.




TIRAUMEA COLE- 3yrs .  Doing his baby dressage on a misty Auckland morning.   Tiraumea Cole is owned by Yvonne Hawkins.  Cole is presently 16.3 and  growing into a lovely looking horse.  Ridden here by Amanda.

Tiraumea Cole – 3 yrs. What an obliging youngster.



TIRAUMEA ROB ROY – 5 year old striding out to do stockwork on Castlepoint Station, happy in his work!

T. Rob Roy heading out to do stock work at Castlepoint Station


TIRAUMEA DONEGAL – 7 year old, Owned by Deidre Smith, competed by Kirsten Kelly

Tiraumea Donegal ridden by Kirsten Kelly HOY 2010

6th in  1.15m – Showjumping HOY 2011

5th Amateur Show Hunter of the Year HOY 2010.

3rd First Year Registered Show Hunter HOY 2010

5th Welcome Hunter HOY 2010



TIRAUMEA CURIOUS GEORGE –  6year old, Owned and ridden by Rebecca Kerr, Otago.

2nd  New Zealand Junior High points at Horse of the Year 2010

Tiraumea Curious George and Rebecca Kerr at Otago Area Champs Feb 2010


TIRAUMEA EVE – Rising 4yrs – Eves second  outing and won a 2nd and 3rd respectively.  Eve is owned and ridden by Olly Ward, Seddon.

TIRAUMEA SHAMROCK – We are delighted that Shamrock one of Tiraumea’s future broodmares will be heading across to Seddon to be ridden by Jess Ward, she will share a paddock with Tiraumea Eve.  We look forward to seeing these two clever jumping horses in action.

Tiraumea Eve 2007 Second Jumping Outing.

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Tiraumea Cruze 4yrs. Brackenfield Hunt Member Harry and his lovely pinto Tiraumea Cruze trekking on Blackrock Station.


Harry and 4yr old Pinto Gelding Tiraumea Cruze





TIRAUMEA McAULEY-  5yrs -Owned and ridden by Sarah Hewitt- Kaikohe, Northland.

{Post-script – Andrew Duff – Master of Northland Hunt is McAuley’s new owner – We hope your new partnership is a most successful one}

Tiraumea McAuley -2010

6yr old  McAughley with precious cargo on board, our son Tanner rides her everywhere



TIRAUMEA TIVA- 3Years. Tiva went to her first show jumping competition Motueka winter SJ series.  She is owned and ridden by Niwa Pentacost.

Tiraumea Tiva 3 yrs placed 2nd in her first showjumping competition. Very cute indeed.



TIRAUMEA HOLLY-  Yearling Filly – Owned by Sarah Jane Johnson wins  Champion Youngstock at Nelson Breeders Winter Woolies Show.

Tiruamea Holly – Wins Champion Young Stock.


TIRAUMEA BOUNTY- Owned  by Lois Wilson, Rainey River, Nelson Lakes

Tiraumea Bounty – 3 years

TIRAUMEA MILTON – Kate’s very own special boy – 3 years and growing!!

Tiraumea Milton – 2008 Blenheim Inhand

TIRAUMEA ZANE –  5 years, Owned By Robin Hennah, Richmond

Tiraumea Zane- Nelson Breeders Show 2010

TIRAUMEA DAPPER DANDY – Owned by the Thorburn family, Dannevirke

George pulls his kid brother onboard 5 yr old             The Kinzett Kid at the swimming hole.

TIRAUMEA RUM- Owned by Roxene Green,  Blenheim

Tiraumea Rum – Marlborough Breeders Show 2008

Lucy Sandford-Reed of Christchurch sent us this photo of her new filly foal by Ironman – Wow look at those lovely long legs!

2009 Filly foal ‘Fanta’ by Ironman