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Equestrian | Eke hoiho

Horse riding is a very popular activity (and method of transport) in Tairawhiti.

There are various local clubs offering lessons, treks and competitions for all ages and abilities. Gisborne also has a Riding For The Disabled facility.

Club Directory

Gisborne Area Equestrian Sport NZ

Age: Adult, Junior

Contact Name: Claire Moss

Contact Number: 06 868 7473

Gisborne Wairoa Pony Club

Gisborne NZ Pony Club consists of 2 branches, Tawai and Taruheru. Our Pony Club is a place to learn riding and horsemanship skills whilst having fun!

Age: Adult, Junior

Contact Name: Kim Moss

Contact Number: 06 867 2913

Riding for the Disabled

New Zealand Riding for the Disabled Association is a not-for-profit organisation which provides opportunities for anyone with a disability to enjoy safe, healthy, stimulating, therapeutic horse riding and horse-related activities in New Zealand. Our core purpose is to provide interaction with horses to develop increased ability, independence and self-worth for children and adults with physical, intellectual, emotional and social challenges.

Age: Adult, Junior

Contact Name: Amy Hopkins

Contact Number: (06) 867 2570


Showgrounds Park,
34 Main Road,