Clinics & Training Features

The world's best trainers and clinicians are coming to EQUITANA Auckland. They will be demonstrating how to take your riding and equestrian skills to the next level with an array of masterclasses, clinics and education sessions to provide audiences with a complete guide to the training and managment of your equine partners. Featuring EQUITANA Auckland’s exclusive Star Presenters and educators, these sessions are not to be missed by any equestrian enthusiast.

From competition-specific sessions to general equine wellbeing and training clinics, EQUITANA Auckland will have you ready to take on new challenges together with your horse. These special clinics will feature across the four days of EQUITANA and are your opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

Super Star Trainer Heading Down Under for EQUITANA Auckland

World renowned German Gold Medal Dressage coach, Jonny Hilberath has been announced as the highly anticipated Dressage Star Presenter for EQUITANA Auckland this November!

As well as being the trainer of the current World Number 1, 2 & 3 riders, he is also the secret weapon of the unstoppable Gold Medal winning Rio Olympic German Team including:

  • Isabel Werth
  • Kristina Broring-Sprehe
  • Dorothee Schneider
  • Sonke Rothernberger

Along with many others riders, all of whom credit their incredible success to his guidance! But he’s the first to admit that while a team may look unbeatable on paper, it is all about bringing that into the ring.

When: Thursday Afternoon

Where: Premier Indoor Arena

When it comes to global eventing superstars, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone more accomplished or admired.. and we have secured this person for EQUITANA Auckland for our UltramoxEventing Masterclass!

We are proud to announce that New Zealand eventing hero Andrew Nicholson is returning home to be part of the inaugural EQUITANA Auckland.

Fresh off the back of his win at the Badminton Horse Trials, Nicholson is looking forward to being back on home soil alongside some of the best riders in the world.