Equidays brings education to the South Island

Equidays will be hitting the road to bring some of the best bits to Canterbury Agricultural Park 21 – 22 October 2017.


Equidays South Island Edition will take place the week following Equidays, complete with clinics, night shows and a number of elite equine shopping opportunities.
This is the first time organisers have taken the show elsewhere, giving South Island equestrians a taste of all things fans of the original show love.


Event Manager Ammie Hardie says the founding objective of Equidays is around education and advancing the equine industry.
“From day one we’ve been really focused on providing New Zealand’s equine industry with access to world class coaches and clinicians, and up until this point we’ve only been able to do that in the North Island.


With such a huge equine following in the South Island we’re really excited that we will be able to bring some of these world class education opportunities to our fans in the south. This wouldn’t have been possible without the help from our sponsors NRM, McMillian and Isuzu Utes” said Hardie.


While organisers have dubbed the show a “taste” of Equidays, the South Island Edition will feature five top international clinicians; Kyra Kyrkland, Rob Ehrens, Cole Cameron, Warwick Schiller and Dan Steers; Equidays ambassadors The Wilson Sisters; two night shows; 50 exhibitors and three arenas, one indoor and two outdoor.


Equestrian Sport New Zealand (ESNZ) is thrilled to have some of the best coaches in the world available to the equestrian community in the South Island, improving nationwide access to equine education.


Jan Hunt from ESNZ said this was the biggest opportunity South Island riders have had in a long time.


“Being able to learn from these world class clinicians is an amazing opportunity for riders of all stages and disciplines, it’s very exciting” said Hunt.


A limited number of Grand Prix weekend passes and Sunday masterclass tickets are on sale with general admission available from 1 August. Applications for demo riders will open on 9 August. For more information visit www.equidays.co.nz/southislandedition