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PERFORMANCE TEAM

Rio

'Sonorio' (imp USA) is a 15.2hh 1995 registered purebred andalusian gelding. He is a very athletic horse with loads of presence. He is a loyal liberty horse with an outstanding rear!

TV – Horsin Round NZ
 
TV – Animal Academy
 
TV – Spartacus: Vengeance
 
TV – Spartacus: Blood and Sand
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 2
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 1
 




Trienko

Trienko (imp Holland) is a 15.3hh 2006 purebred friesian stallion.  Trienko has exceptional movement and a nature to match.  With tonnes of presence he is a favourite amongst productions who is a safe cast horse, natural in harness and has a beautiful rear.

FF – Avalon High
 
TV – Horsin Round NZ
 
TV – Spartacus: War of the Damned
 
TV – Animal Academy
 
TV – Spartacus: Vengeance
 
TV – Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
 
TV – Spartacus: Blood and Sand
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 2
 
TVC – Nissin
 
TVC – Samsung




Arnie

A 1996 registered quarter horse stallion standing 15.2hh who would be one of our most versatile horses yet. He is a safe and sensible cast horse, broken to harness and also works confidentially at liberty.

For more information on Arnie please visit the stallion page.

FF – Mr Pip
 
FF – Avalon High
 
FF – Underworld 3: Ride of the Lycans
 
FF – Narnia: Prince Caspian
 
TV – Horsin Round NZ
 
TV – Spartacus: War of the Damned
 
TV – Animal Academy
 
TV – Spartacus: Vengeance
 
TV – Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
 
TV – Spartacus: Blood and Sand
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 2
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 1
 
TVC – Nissin
 
TVC – Samsung
 
TVC – Hyundai


 

Zeke

1992 quarter horse gelding, standing 15.2hh. A reliable cast and stunt horse who excells in the rodeo arena also, giving his rider wins and national title accomplishments.

FF – Avalon High
 
FF – Underworld 3: Ride of the Lycans
 
FF – Narnia: Prince Caspian
 
FF – Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
 
FF – Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
 
TV – Spartacus: War of the Damned
 
TV – Spartacus: Vengeance
 
TV – Spartacus: Gods of the Arena
 
TV – Spartacus: Blood and Sand
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 2
 
TV – Legend of the Seeker Season 1
 
TV – Hercules
 
TVC – Samsung
 
TVC – Hyundai
 
TVC – Gilette
 



Rascal

Rascal is a 14.3hh 2000 quarter horse gelding with character plus plus! He has been with us since a weanling. Another safe, steady stead used as a cast and stunt horse who also has a few tricks up his sleeve.

FF - Narnia: Prince Caspian

TV- Legend of the Seeker; Spartacus





 

Micky (imp Aust) is a 16.3hh purebred friesian gelding.  Micky is great in harness and well proven under saddle, a quick learner who also has a lovely rear.  Owned by Llea-Anne and Cor Vlanderen.

FF – Mr Pip

FF – Narnia: Prince Caspian

TV – Legend of the Seeker: Season One



Gaston

Gaston (imp Aust) is a 2001 17hh purebred percheron stallion.  This big guy has a lovely easy going nature, a proven natural on a film set.  He goes beautifully under saddle and has started his education in harness.  Gaston is an honest cast horse.

 

FF – The Hobbit (Pick-ups)

 





Buddy

Buddy (imp Aust) is a 2004 15.2hh purebred quarter horse stallion.  This golden boy has presence plus with a no fuss attitude, bringing colour to our team of stunt horses.  Owned by Adrian Stent.

TVC – Samsung





Chase

Chase (imp Aust) is a 15.2hh 1999 purebred quarter horse gelding.  Chase is a lovely minded horse always willing to please, a well tuned stunt horse.

TV – Spartacus: War of the Damned
 
TVC – Nissin




Dee

Dee is a 15.2hh purebred quarter horse gelding.  He is a very honest gelding and irriplacable cast horse. Owned by Adrian Stent.

FF – Avalon High
 
TV – Spartacus: War of the Damned
 
TVC – Nissin
 
TVC – Samsung




Magic

Magic is a 2011 purebred quarter horse gelding currently standing 15.2hh.  He is a special member of our team being one of the first to come through as a foal we have bred ourselves.  Magic has beautiful muscle and lots of presence, showing a lot of promise and a cast and stunt horse.

 






Cody

Cody (imp Aust) is a 2007 16.1hh grey purebred quarter horse gelding. Cody is stunning to look at with a great nature proving his place as an honest cast horse.

FF – The Hobbit (Pick-ups)

 

 








Casper

Casper is a 2008 15hh cremello quarter horse gelding.  Casper is a lovely cast horse and has started to work at liberty.  He looks amazing on screen with his glowing presence.  

TV – The Shannara Chronicles

TVC – Honda CRV

 

 




Ace

Ace (imp Aust) is a 2010 15.2hh grey quarter horse gelding. Ace is an athletic stunt horse and also the perfect double for his full brother Cody. Together they work beautifully as a pair roman riding.

FF – Mahana

TV – The Shannara Chronicles

TVC – Flybuys

TVC – Honda CRV

TVC – Bingle Insurance

 




 

Cricket

Cricket is a 2007 15.2hh chestnut quarter horse gelding.  Cricket has proven himself as an easy ride and a favourite amongst cast. 

FF – Mahana

TV – The Shannara Chronicles

SF – The Ballard Of Maddog Quinn

TVC – Nissan




 

Flitt

Flitt is a 2003 15.2hh chestnut quarter horse gelding.  Flitt is a great alrounder with a strong and muscular look.

FF – Mahana

TV – The Shannara Chronicles




 

Tank

Tank is a great looking 2010 16.2hh grey percheron gelding.  Tank is the perfect double for his uncle Gaston to make the perfect harness team as well as a nice riding horse.

                                                                                                             



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Blanco

Blanco is best known as Gandolfs horse in the Lord of the Rings. He is an andalusion gelding (imp Aus) standing 15.2hh. He was trained by Don Reynolds, California, who is one of the best liberty horse trainers in the world today. Blanco had the most amazing rear, stayng in the air and 'boxing' for ages. We were truely blessed to own this horse, however sadly we sold him to the USA where he was to semi retire.

Feature Films -
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and Return of the King.

Television
- Hercules.




Leroy

In memory of Leroy, a 2003 purebred friesian gelding. Passed away after a short fight with colic, August 2008. He was broke to harness, a great cast horse and a rear so verticle it was scarey! An awesome mate with so much ability, sadly missed.




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Queenie

'Queen of Spades' is a 15.2hh 2006 jenny mule (by a mammoth donkey out of a clydsdale mare). Queenie is everyones best friend who is so strong and sensible. She is great under saddle and harness.

 






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Flitt

Flitt is a 2003 15.2hh chestnut quarter horse gelding.  Flitt is a great alrounder with a strong and muscular look.

 

FF – Mahana

TV – The Shannara Chronicles

Tank

Tank is a great looking 2010 16.2hh grey percheron gelding.  Tank is the perfect double for his uncle Gaston to make the perfect harness team as well as a nice riding horse.