Our horses are chosen for their suitability, and are experienced learner mounts.

They are our partners in our programmes, and as such, are a vital part of Hamilton Group RDA.

To learn about sponsoring one of our horses, please click here.


14.2hh Pinto gelding

21 years old

Ace is the star of our RDA stable. Having joined us in 2008, he is our longest serving team member, and is known and loved by the hundreds of people he has taught to ride over the years.


13.2hh Palomino Stationbred gelding

13 years old

Brumby was a keen Pony Club pony before joining our team in 2018.


16hh Chestnut Thoroughbred gelding

18 years old

Dart was a successful racehorse before joining the RDA team in 2010. Dart was the winner of the highly contested NZRDA Horse of the Year in 2015.


16hh Bay Crossbred gelding

13 years old

One of the more recent additions to the Hamilton RDA team, Dice is great for our adult riders.


14.1hh Welsh Cob gelding

11 years old

Fox is awesome for our smaller independent riders.

Fox is sponsored by IHC.


16hh Bay Clydesdale X gelding

18 years old

Hogan is the gentle giant of our programme. He was a successful dressage competitor before joining the Hamilton RDA team in 2009. A great horse who knows and loves his job, Hogan is a favourite with our volunteers for his calm and quiet disposition.


14.2hh Bay Crossbred gelding

6 years old

Maddox joined the Hamilton team in 2019, after transferring from Te Aroha RDA.


15.3hh Bay mare

6 years old

Mia has a lovely disposition and is currently the only mare in the Hamilton RDA team!


15.1hh Buckskin gelding

12 years old

Oscar is a lovely all-rounder, and has been a member of the team since he was 4 years old. He is very steady and quiet for our high needs riders.


11hh Pinto gelding

18 years old

Prince is our carriage pony, and has competed in carriage driving in the past. As well as pulling the cart, Prince is ridden by some of our very smallest riders. He joined the team in 2010.

Prince is sponsored by IHC.


14.2hh Crossbred bush pony

5 years old

River came down from the far north to join the Hamilton RDA team in 2019.

1340 Pukete Road


Hamilton 3288

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