28 September 2022

Stable to Stirrup's big fund-raiser on tonight

After being a Covid casualty last year, the standardbred Stable to Stirrup charitable trust is hosting its biggest fund-raiser of the year at Addington this Friday night.

8 June 2022

Shanna Walters - the latest HERO educator

Shanna Walters hasn't got far to look to see the potential of the standardbred.

11 May 2022

Gripper and Boy - "I've helped him and he's helped me"

Trevor Harrison - "everyone calls me Gripper" - has had to deal with a lot of adversity in his life.

6 May 2022

An unlikely duo - Bella Partington and Monkey King

What Bella Partington thought was going to be a one-off "and just a bit of fun" has turned into something much bigger.

4 May 2022

Plans for equine rehab programme to expand

A South Island equine rehabilitation programme, credited with helping dozens of people, is eyeing an expansion to the North Island.

24 November 2021

Meet HRNZ's new HERO educator - Jo Stevens

By her own admission Jo Stevens has a busy life.

11 October 2021

Sam O’Reilly : HERO’s first North Island Educator

You get the impression Samantha O’Reilly is a straight talker.

7 September 2021

Tracey Knapp – “she’s the reason I get out of bed every morning”

Tracey Knapp makes no secret of her love for her standardbred.

3 August 2021

Bordeaux's new home - Part 6

After spending weeks being re-educated as part of the HERO programme, Bordeaux has got a new home. (HERO stands for Harness Education and Re-homing Opportunities).