He grew up on the remote East Coast, where he rode to school on horseback and spent his weekends taming wild horses.
The horses he works with at NZPH are a far cry from those early days – they’re top showjumping stock from some of the world’s best lines. In the three years he has been there, he has broken in more than 100 horses. He has also worked at other studs and pre-race training stables.
His way is gentle, and he is always looking to learn from the masters – the likes of the Double Dan Horsemanship and Clinton Anderson.
“There are so many out there, but I want to learn from those who inspire me.”