Useful Links

A reflection of interests

I've listed a range of sites of interest. Informative equestrian sites, local businesses and tourist ventures; and web development sites.
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Equestrian sites

Informative service, industry or stud sites

Equestrian Sports New Zealand. Official website for the New Zealand FEI organisation and associated disciplines. Information, registration, membership and results.

Australian Equine Behaviour Centre. An internationally recognised horse training and behaviour modification centre.

NZ Thoroughbred Racing. Plenty of interesting nformation for Thoroughbred and Sport Horse enthusiasts including full studbook registration data.

NZ Horse of the Year Show. For everything regarding the Hawkes Bay based New Zealand Horse of the Year Show. Whether you compete, sponsor, spectate or have a trade site.

Equine Reproduction - Many informative and interesting articles on equine breeding issues.

The Horse - You have to register (free) to get articles, but this is a great web site with information on a multitude of equine topics.

NZ Horses on Line - New Zealand Equestrian Services on the Internet. Information, classifieds and discussion.

Horsetalk - Equestrian news, information, classifieds, forums and more

Horses Hawkes Bay -Articles, Events Calendar, Club contacts, among other things...
Contributions welcomed.

Meredith Manor - An Equestrian trade school preparing students for a career in the horse industry. Excellent articles on training, riding and farriery.

Harness Racing New Zealand - Information of racing and breeding of New Zealand Standardbreds, including how to decipher the standardbred brands, (at Horse Enquiry—Brand Search).

Settenna Quarter Horses - Both local and horsey - Annette has been breeding Quarter horses for 30 years. Visit her site and see what she's up to.


Local Business/Tourism sites

Highlighting and supporting local business

Destination Hawkes Bay - A welcome to Hawkes Bay, New Zealand...

HB - NZ Another site promoting our region.

Crownthorpe Jetsprint Track - with only one meet a year, you can't miss the local Jetsprints - a great day out!

Kemblefield Winery - Come and taste some of the produce of the Bay.

On Track Adventures - Great fun for all the family - offering quad bike tours, off roaders, archery, fun golf or clay bird shooting.

Willowford Cottage - Holiday cottage rental and horse trekking - hire our horse or bring your own!

Gannet Beach Adventures. Travel by tractor and trailer to the world's largest mainland gannet nesting site. Enjoy the coastline of Cape Kidnappers on the way.

Rissington Breedline Rissington Breedline is a global company developing genetically superior sheep & cattle breeds and reliable supply chains for the farming and food industries.

Matapiro Olives New Zealand's most awarded olive oil. Certified extra virgin olive oil which has been tested and found to be of the highest quality.


Web Development Sites

Without which there would be no web site...

About Webdesign - Jennifer Kyrnin is a professional Web developer and enjoys assisting others to learn Web Design, HTML, CSS, and XML. Free online courses offered.

W3School online web tutorials - How to build a web site - and get it right. Great tutorials and tools.

Free Website Templates - To make the job a bit easier - the decision is which one to pick...

Steves Templates - Another site with good quality free templates.