Kaimanawa Heritage Horses is privileged to benefit from the passion and dedication of a wonderful group of people. Here are some of our team:
Kimber Brown (Chairman): Having grown up in Raetihi near the Ranges, an interest in Kaimanawa Horses is essentially in Kimber’s blood. SHe is a professional photographer, and are proud to have her as our official KHH photographer and artistic director. To arrange a photo shoot for your horse with Kimber, visit pipiart.co.nz
Sarah Van Deelen (Welfare Officer): Sarah is a professional Bowen Therapy Practitioner at Sarah’s Equine Therapy, based in Auckland. For every Kaimanawa that she treats, Sarah donates $10 to KHH.
Leo Mors (Committee): Born in the Netherlands, an interest in horses came naturally to Leo. After the Ranges trip in 2006, Leo adopted two Kaimanawas in 2007. The rest is history.
Teresa Nairn (Committee): Having been through the Pony Club system, Teresa has
Sonja Mors (Committee): Sonja is a full time dairy farmer and the owner of Pongarosa Equestrian Centre. Having come to New Zealand from the Netherland in 1991, she now has a team of seven horses, inclusing one Kaimanawa.
Sue Rivers (website): Sue works as a therapeutic riding instructor and has a passion for connecting children and horses. She has long history with kaimanawa horses and has several on her team.
Magi Greathead (Merchandise): Magi works full-time as a Medical Receptionist, and so her life with horses is very important to balance the demands of a busy lifestyle. She adores Kaimanawas and fortunately has a very understanding husband!
Allan Buske (Committee): Having been roped in by the Jenks family, Allan has been a dedicated supporter of KHH for many years, turning a hand to any job that needed doing. His support is truly appreciated.
Dani Taylor (Editor): Dani works as a secondary school teacher and part-time automotive journalist. Her passion for unhandled horses started in 2013 after meeting a trainer who specialised in this. She has a team of a Gisborne Stationbred and two Kaimanawas
Ben Moores (Technological Loadestar): Having previously served as both the Editor and Webmaster, Ben remains a key component in keeping KHH online and visible. Ben’s efficiency and professionalism helps to keep us in a position to get the information to you as soon as we can!
Michele Haultain (Liberty Lane): is the owner of Liberty Lane, a rescue and rehabilitation centre for equines in need, often taking in Kaimanawas (both wild and those needing a little extra love). Animal welfare is Michele’s passion, which naturally led to her serving as the Welfare officer for KHH in the past.
Narelle Moxsom (Committee): As a mother of three, Narelle has a history in the racing industry, having bred and owned her own horses. Her passion these days lies with preserving the Kaimanawa breed.
Elder and Marilyn Jenks (Ambassadors): Elder and Marilyn have been cornerstones of the society over many years, having been involved at the coalface from the very first muster. They have worked tirelessly for the welfare of Kaimanawa Horses and are now stepping into the role of Ambassadors for the society.
Ken Fyfe (Committee): Ken has been a huge asset to KHH in terms of logistics and transportation of the horses.
Grace Robertson (Membership)