Information for competitors

Takapoto Estate Show Jumping 2019 took place between February 21 - March 3 at 90 Finlay Road, Maungatautari, Cambridge, New Zealand.

The event was divided into two separate weeks of competition, with one non-competition rest day and one training day separating the two weeks:

  • Week One: Feb 21-24
  • Week Two: Feb 26-3 March
  • Rest day: Feb 25
  • Training day: Feb 26 (For non registered riders)

The 2019 event featured 466 riders on 747 horses from New Zealand and overseas battling it out for a total Prize Money pool of $142,000. 

Information about all the social events that took place at Takapoto 2019 can be found on our Information for Spectators page.  

Schedule & Programme

Read and/or download our full Takapoto Estate Show Jumping show schedule and programme here:


The Global Amateurs Tour (GAT)

Takapoto was pleased to support the Global Amateur Tour in 2019 for the first time.

Created in 2018, the GAT is an international competition focused on providing access to international events for amateur riders. It was created to offer amateur riders the opportunity to experience all the excitement, adrenaline and professionalism of competing internationally, without the stringent entry requirements of professional international shows.

To learn more visit our Global Amateurs Tour at Takapoto page.


Takapoto Aerial Map

Visit our Takapoto event guide page for a visual guide that will show you where all our facilities are located.  

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VIP Experience

The Cocktail Party and the VIP Grand Prix Day Lunch will be outstanding opportunities to establish exciting new social connections while enjoying the most glamorous festivities the NZ Show Jumping scene has to offer. To secure a full table, reply to this invite as soon as possible to ensure an unforgettable day of fun for you and your guests:

  • The APL Cocktail Event - dance the night away with stunning food & wine, while also enjoying premier viewing of the exciting 6 bar jumping competition.
  • VIP Grand Prix Day Lunch - enjoy a delicious catered lunch and the Anne Symes Memorial 1.3m Derby Class.
    The Premier Gold Tour 1.5m Grand Prix follows in the afternoon featuring some of the best riders from both sides of the Tasman going head-to-head for top prize money and massive bragging rights.

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