Sandy Bay, 
Tutukaka Coast - Northland
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our beautiful horses

Meet the team

There are 12 horses on the coastal property, ranging from ponies to larger horses- percheron, quarter horses, thoroughbreds & standardbreds being the most popular. The poster boy Blue Gum has been here from the start and is one in a million, Lil’ girl is a gorgeous quarter horse, calm and especially careful, Ella an attractive mare who is a very nice hack for the experienced, just to name a few. Stay in our farmstay cabin if you want to get to know them even better!

Brave Heart(Brave)

Dark buckskin- 7yrs from far norths Wild Aupouri herds, 15hh Cheeky, exuberant, quirky-training in western. Fun responsive horse for the experienced rider.


Dark Bay- 7yrs – Standard bred 18hh Gentle GIANT. Wyatt is really tall and pretty! He is amazing at his job, nice and responsive and sure footed for a big horse.


Gorgeous Bay mare- 7yrs- Thoroughbred 15.3hh

 Started life playing Polo, lovely elevated paces, pleasure hack.


Dark Bay- 5yrs- Standard Bred 14.2hh

Super friendly horse! A giude favourite, is smart and clever. Is training and will become a very nice pleasure horse.

Blue Gum ‘ BG-blue

Grey – 18yrs Quarter/stationbred 14.3hh

Poster Boy! A remarkable responsive pony with lovely paces, show jumped  competitively 115cm. Holds  national pony club games records.

Dainty lil Girl ‘ (Girl)

Chestnut flaxin mane – 18yrs Amercan Quarter horse 14hh

Western pleasure horse, very responsive and quiet pony great for kids.

(a big favourite!)


Bay- 9yrs Stationbred/Thoroughbred 15.2hh. Worked on stations and trails, lovely quiet ride, nice paces.


Lovely stocky Bay Mare - 9yrs - Thoroughbred 15.3hh. Ellas big sister! Also started in Polo and then trail, lovely sensible mare.


Red Bay-4yrs Standard bred est 14.3hh. I had to buckle and save her from a sad situation of starvation, after 2 months of feeding and TLC she is going strong and is a super smart wee horse, so much potential.


Grey Mare- 16yrs Percheron 15.3hh. Lovely solid strong horse, ideal trail horse for a range of abilities and weights.


Grey- 19yrs- Percheron/shire cross 15.2hh Merlin is very slow and can get a bit lazy! He is a great confidence booster for beginners.

Rhiarmis Southern Belle (Belle)

Chestnut - 7yrs American Quarter horse 15.2hh

Pleasure riding horse with very good breeding, also brood mare to our foals.