WILD MANY WILL BE SLAUGH­TERED SAVE LIFE

THIS APRIL UP TO 200 KAIMANAWAS ARE DUE TO BE MUS­TERED. UN­LESS PEO­PLE LIKE YOU OF­FER TO RE­HOME. A PRO­TECT THEIR FU­TURE EN­RICH YOUR OWN

NZ Horse & Pony - - Kaimanawa Muster -

Are you com­pe­tent to han­dle a wild horse?

Do you have fa­cil­i­ties to con­tain it safely?

Do you have a fu­ture in mind for the horse?

If the an­swer is no to ei­ther of the rst two, KHH can help by re­fer­ring you to a com­pe­tent han­dler to do the ini­tial work for you. is can help both those not ex­pe­ri­enced in han­dling wild horses, and those lack­ing the suit­able fa­cil­i­ties, as well as solv­ing the is­sue of South Is­lan­ders want­ing to adopt a Kaimanawa.

KHH is now deal­ing with some new chal­lenges that have arisen from the re­cent pub­lic­ity. “Many peo­ple now think that wild horses are dan­ger­ous and you need con­sid­er­able for­ti­tude to en­ter a yard with them,” says Si­mone. “But in 18 years of han­dling wild horses, this has never been my ex­pe­ri­ence. Re­mem­ber, most peo­ple aren’t re­ceiv­ing ma­ture stal­lions from musters and they’re not un­der pres­sure to han­dle their horse within a cer­tain time­frame.”

e KHH now wants to pro­mote how the ‘ev­ery­day’ horse per­son can achieve great things with their Kaimanawas, so along­side this year’s Stal­lion Chal­lenges for pro­fes­sional train­ers, to be held at Equi­days in Oc­to­ber, it is launch­ing a se­ries of com­pe­ti­tions for ev­ery horse homed from the 2016 muster to com­pete in over the fol­low­ing year.

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