Anthea Gunner, Para Equestrian Paralympian


The Horses who have made this dream possible


Stable Name:  Brian

Colour: Dark Brown

Sire: Littorio

Height: 16.1hh

YOB: 2005

Sex: Gelding

Country of Origin: New Zealand

Breed: Holsteiner x TB

Owner: Me!

Goals: Brian has spent most of his time jumping, but shows all the qualities of a nice dressage horse. We will be taking things slowly but already since arriving he has made good progress. He is lovely to have around, following me around like a big dog, and has taken to being a para horse with aplomb.

Achievements: To come 



Stable Name:  Mask

Colour: Skewbald

Sire: Mighty Invincible

Height: 15.2hh

YOB: 2001

Sex: Gelding

Country of Origin: New Zealand

Breed: Crossbred

Breeder: Vicky & Gavin Fox

Owner: Sold to Suzy Hutton in May 2015

Achievements: Biggest Achievement was being part of Team NZ at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Also Horse of the Year Grade 2 Champions 2012 & 2013 and National Champion 2013.

Mask is now enjoying having lots of fun with new owner Suzy, especially going to the beach and jumping!



Stable Name:  Don

Colour: Liver Chestnut

Sire: Donnerhall

Height: 16.1hh

YOB: 1996

Sex: Gelding

Country of Origin: Germany

Breed: Oldenburg

Owner: Bella Robson

Achievements: Don has been a successful Young Rider / Prix St Georges ride for owner Bella in Australia before returning to his homeland Germany to train with Bella under Olympian Hayley Beresford. Together Don & I, under the guidance of Hayley & Bella achieved our FEI Certificate of Capability for the 2014 WEG in our first test at our first event!

Don and I achieved our goal of representing New Zealand at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in France, with 7th & 10th placing's. I was very proud of our achievements and indebted to Bella for the opportunity to ride her beautiful boy and to both Bella and Hayley for giving me such good support and advice through my time in at Team HB in Germany.

Don is now enjoying a well earned retirement in Germany.

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