DSE currently has 3 5* horses DSE Tangolooma, DSE Mr Hokey Pokey & DSE Cluny.

DSE Tangolooma (Bones)

A very cute New Zealand TB that has a ton of ability with a super work ethic and is a very careful jumper!!!!

  • New Zealand CCI 3* Champion 2013
  • Runner Up New Zealand CCI 3* 2014
  • Missed 2015 & 2016 due to injury
  • New Zealand CCI 3* 4th 2017
  • 1st Puhinui CIC 3* 2017 & 2018
  • Runner Up National Day Day Champion Kihikihi CIC3* 2018

Born: 2004
Sex: Gelding
Height: 16 hands
Breed: NZ Thoroughbred by Align
Grade: 4* Adelaide 2013 & 2017
Owner: Donna & Elise Edwards-Smith and Graham Smith


DSE Mr Hokey Pokey (Yogi)

Donna has been lucky enough to secure the ride on the stunning palomino Yogi for the future. Donna and “Yellow” as the commentator called him made their 1st appearance at Puhinui’s “Tip & Strip” where they effortlessly cleared 1.60m in 2014!!!

Donna’s partner Elise and her daughter Dani have done a great job slowly producing this young horse through to 1* and Donna has enjoyed taking this little horse the rest of the way. A super consistent prize winner!

  • WINNER of the Super League Series 2016-2017
  • 2nd Taupo 3DE CCI 3* 2017
  • 1st NZ One Day Eventing Champion 2016 CIC 3*
  • 3rd CIC 3* Kihikihi 2016
  • 3rd Puhinui 3DE CCI 3*
  • Recently stepped up to 4* at Adelaide 2017 and finished a very strong 7th
    with 65.42%, clear XC with time and one rail SJ

Born: 2007
Sex: Gelding
Height: 16 hands
Breed: NZ Thoroughbred X Quarter Horse by Gotta Lotta Gold out of Faith (Grosvenor TB)
Grade: 4* Adelaide 2017
Owner: Donna & Elise Edwards-Smith


DSE Cluny

The fastest knees ever! A superstar for upper levels for sure! Winner South Island 3DE CCI3* 2018. Runner Up National CCI** Champion 2017. Winner Matamata HT CNC**. Winner Taupo CIC3* Spring 2017.

Born: 2007
Sex: Gelding
Height: 16.1 hands
Breed: NZ Thoroughbred by Traditionally
Grade: 4* Adelaide 2018
Owner: Gaye McClunie