Horseland Sponsored Rider - Blair Richardson

Blair Richardson has had many successes including New Zealand Young Rider Championship and a win as a member of the 2007 New Zealand team at Taupo. He was also selected for the 2008 Olympic Games Development Squad.


Date of Birth:

Where do you live? Scone Upper Hunter - NSW

When did you start riding? 7 years old

Why did you start riding? My sister was riding.

Horse/s: Maximum Overkill, Spend Up, Clifton Zengar, October Guy, Ngamatea Beer, Monkey, Your Attorney.

Favourite Horse: Spend Up.

Describe a typical day for you: Ride my race horses and after lunch rider my eventers.

Highest achievement: Being in the Trans Tasmen Team in 2007.

Highlight of career so far: Being part of the winning NZ Tam at Trans Tasman 2007.

Who is the most influential person in your riding career? Ruth McMullen..

Who or what inspires you: Tona Umaga (All Black Rugby Player)

What is your favourite competition accessory? Crosby Bridle.

What is the handiest item in your tack room?
Roma Whip.

What advice would you give to other riders? Don't give up when things go wrong.

What do you do outside of the Horse world?
Spend time with my family and improve my land.