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“Our ambitions and goals are high, but we are dedicated to reach them, without our team of workers, owners, sponsors, supporters, family and friends, success would not be possible!”

Donna Smith

“I am very privileged to have a fantastic team of people behind me, that support me in every direction, making it possible to concentrate on my competitive career.”

Donna Smith

I have been lucky enough to train with Donna over the last few years with both my 2 star horse Kingston Time and my young horse Astek Guardsman. My results this year especially in the cross country are a credit to Donna's wonderful coaching and advice. THANKS Donna!

Chanel Campbell

Donna Smith is an international event rider and trainer who rode for New Zealand at the 2006 World Equestrian Games. One of the most sportsmanlike and professional riders on the local circuit, Donna has produced many, many horses to Advanced level.
A former champion show jumper at Young Rider level, Donna is the current National 3* 3DE Champion, with her home-produced thoroughbred Balmoral Tangalooma. She is also the current National One-Day Champion with her and Sarah Varley's Just Chocolate.
Donna was based in the US for seven years with Olympic gold medalist David O'Connor, but is now based at her parents' Waerenga property, where she runs her successful business.

NZ Horse & Pony Magazine

“I see myself winning a gold medal, I have the talent, the horse power, the mileage and a strong team of people supporting me to win.”

Donna Smith