Our horses

Check In - 16 year old stallion

Check In is a 16 year old stallion by Boeckmann’s Cordalme Z out of Ilonka, who is by Lord Pezi. Checky was bred and previously competed by Gilbert Boeckmann and he has lots of good offspring now jumping Grand Prix.

Last year Checky helped lead the NZ team to a victory in the Abu Dhabi Nations Cup and has been our star performer at the last World Equestrian Games 2018.

Cuba D'esquelmes Z - 16 year old

Mare by Chellano Z, out of Quassie D Esquelmes, who is by Canadian River.

Cuba competed to a high level in Europe before being campaigned in NZ to World Cup level by previous Takapoto rider Mathew Gilmor. Cuba is now one of our foundation broodmares.

Claire - 16 year old

Mare by Chasseur I, out of Mondolina who is by Goldstern.

Claire competed up to World Cup level with Sam McIntosh. She is now one of the foundation bloodmares.

Estina - 15 year old mare

Estina is a 15 year old mare by Heartbreaker out of Secret Love Wonderland, who is by Libero H.

Estina has had a lot of success up to 1.50m with Sam and is a great speed horse. Estina is also the mother of Malarkey, who is currently based in NZ and being ridden by Oliver for Takapoto.

Lady Gaga - 11 year old

Mare by Lazio and out of Zara-Marie, who is by Pablo.

Gaga has completed up to 1.50m with Sam in Europe and is now based in NZ and ridden by Oliver Croucher.

Alaid de Chez Nous - 9 year old mare

Alaid is the newest member to the team for Sam and is a 9 year old mare by Ogano Sitte out of Ondine de Grozieux, who is by Biesolo.

Alaid is currently competing with Sam up to 1.40m and we look forward to seeing what the future holds for this talented mare.

Lanice van de Heffinck - 8 year old

Mare by Plot Blue and out of Hades van de Heffinck, who is by Contact van de Heffinck

Lanice was imported from Belgium by Takapoto as a foal. Lanice has competed up to 1.40 with Jaime.

Malarkey - 6 year old

Gelding by Corofino II and out of Estina, who is by Heartbreaker.

Paddy placed 5th in the NZ Young Horse 2018 for 6 year olds and won the style award with Oliver. Sam rode Malarkey as a 5 year old at the Takapoto Young Horse Championships and placed 3rd overall.

Tabitha - 6 year old

Mare by Tornesch and out of Belize di Cantero, who is by Clinton.

Tabitha is being competed by Jaime.

Casanova Xtreme - 5 year old

Gelding by Corofino II out of JK Looks Good, who is by JK Lucas.

Tommi placed second in the 2018 NZ Young Horse 5 year old championships with Jaime.

Lombardi - 4 year old

Gelding by Andretti out of Zoe CSNZ, who is Cervelt MVNZ.

Zac placed third in the 2018 NZ Young Horse 4 Year Old Championships with Jaime.

Carter - 3 year old

Gelding by Cartell GNZ out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I.

Cartier - 3 year old

Mare by Cartell GNZ out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I.

China - 3 year old

Mare by Cassiano out of Lanice van de Heffinck, who is by Plot Blue.

Sienna - 3 year old

Mare by Euro Sport Centavos out of Belize di Cantero, who is by Clinton.

Tinka - 3 year old

Mare by Cassiano out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I

India - 3 year old

Mare by Euro Sport Heartbreaker out of Lara CSNZ, who is by Lordano.

Chalk - 2 year old

Colt by Check In, out of Argento who is by Colman.

Squiggle - 1 year old

Colt by Check In out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I.

Cheeze - 2 year old

Stallion by Check In, out of Argento, who is by Colman.

Felice - 1 year old

Filly by For Pleasure and out of Belize di Cantero, who is by Clinton.

Darius - 1 year old

Colt by Cassiano and out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I.

Phoenix - 1 year old

Colt by Grand Pilot I (Pennyslvania) out of Cuba D'Esquelmes Z, who is by Chellano Z.

Saffron - 1 year old

Mare by Check In out of Claire, who is by Chasseur I.

Cosmo

Is a 2018 colt by Check In out of Argento, who is by Colman.