Top Talent

Top Talent

Equidays Top Talent is back for 2018 and the search is on to find the next big superstar. We are on a mission to discover the most talented equine performers from across New Zealand, which could include you!


Two competitions will run: Equidays Top Talent Mystery Creek and Christchurch

Talented amateur and professional equestrians will perform under the spotlight at Equidays 2018 for their chance to win a share of more than $5000 and walk away with the inaugural title of Equidays Top Talent Champion.

Hosted by Equidays Ambassadors the Wilson Sisters, Equidays Top Talent is designed to discover the most talented equines and their trainers from across New Zealand. This is a fantastic opportunity for equestrians of all ages and across all disciplines to entertain and show New Zealand what they’ve got.

Amateur: 1st $800, 2nd $400, 3rd $200
Amateur is someone who rides for fun and pleasure and takes NO payment for riding/training horses or riders. Prize money is excluded. Finalists in the amateur competition will be thoroughly checked for amateur status.

Professional: 1st $2000, 2nd $1000, 3rd $500
Professional is a trainer/clinician that takes payment of ANY kind for training of horses or riders. Or a competitor that is paid to compete horses.

How to apply

To find out more and audition, please complete the form and upload a two-four minute audition video.

•     Auditions open 31 July and close 2 September 2018.
•     The top four in each category will be selected and notified by 17 September.
•     Wild card online voting will take place 18-21 September.
•     All finalists will be publicly announced 24 September.



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