Stronger as a herd NZ Horse Network
Whether you are a competitive rider, commercial horse breeder, run an equine-related business or just enjoy horses.  We all need to work together to ensure the future of our wonderful sport, recreational horse riding (and driving), and to protect the heritage of New Zealand's horse.  We work to protect existing riding areas, create new ones, and promote recreational horse riding. 

Looking for somewhere to ride? Visit our website NZ Bridleways

Clubs and Partners

Something going on in your part of New Zealand?  We aim to build a network of smart, well connected equestrians who get fair access to community resources.  Local clubs and organisations are at the forefront of the fight for local access to more riding areas.  Our role is to help network all the different groups, provide support and share success stories.  Join us and spread the word through your local clubs and organisations  read more on this topic >>


Getting better access to horse riding trails, and areas? Saving existing trails, beaches or parks from closure?  Proactively send your local Council, or trails trust planners information from our resources.   Click Here >>    We also have previous submissions for you to copy, and use.

Infrastructure guides or how to write a press release. Whether you are an individual, or club, or even a park\trail planner, we have publications to help you understand the issues.  Planning a recreation area, park or trail? Not sure how to include equestrians?   read here >>  

Facts and Figures

Include stats in any of your discussions to get more horse riding.  How many horses are there in New Zealand?  What are they worth to the economy? Our data is now being used by other authorities read up on Waikato University research using our survey data >>      Find out about current research, and take part in surveys to help fill in the gaps... 

Share the Trail Case Studies

Share the Trail
Sharing trails and recreation spaces is common overseas, and horses are a part of the culture and history of most communities. 
Overseas examples of infrastructure, urban horses and shared recreation abound,  read more about them here >>