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  1. Video for Animal rights advocates want horse racing banned
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    Animal rights advocates want horse racing banned

    Animal rights advocates calling for a ban on horse racing made their presence known at Auckland's Ellerslie Boxing Day Races today. The Coalition for Protection of Racehorses says cruelty is a commonality in the sport and it should be banned completely. Dressed for the glitz and glam of the race but carry with them a very different message.

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    More homes needed to adopt wild Kaimanawa horses

    Up to 80 horses will be saved from slaughter but more homes are needed to adopt them.

  3. Video for The East Coast cowboys in full flight at Kaiaua
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    The East Coast cowboys in full flight at Kaiaua

    Age is no barrier for 83-year-old Dinah Atkins, competing in multiple races at the Tolaga Bay Beach Races now in its 50th year.

  4. Video for Top jockey’s grandmother disguised herself to race against men
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    Top jockey’s grandmother disguised herself to race against men

    Jumps jockey Aaron Kuru became an internet sensation last month when his horse fell, recovered and then won, during a race in Palmerston North.

  5. Video for Racehorse falls, gets left behind, recovers, then races to victory
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    Racehorse falls, gets left behind, recovers, then races to victory

    Kiwi racehorse Des de Jeau falls over after a jump at the Steeplechase, all the other horses run past him, he gets up from an improbable recovery along with his Jockey then sprints on to not only finish but win the race. 

  6. Video for Ngāpuhi & Te Rarawa rider sets her sights on the world
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    Ngāpuhi & Te Rarawa rider sets her sights on the world

    16-year old equestrian rider Atiria Young-Ogle has her eyes set on the world stage. With a personal best finish last year, the young Ngāpuhi and Te Rarawa rider is currently on show at the CCA Waitemata World Cup Festival in Auckland. 

  7. Video for Tui Teka crowned champion at Equitana Festival
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    Tui Teka crowned champion at Equitana Festival

    Tokomaru Bay horseman Tui Teka has been crowned champion of this year's The Way of the Horse challenge at the inaugural Equitana Auckland Festival after succcesfully breaking in a wild horse over four days.

  8. Video for Tokomaru horsebreaker tipped as favourite at Equitana Festival
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    Tokomaru horsebreaker tipped as favourite at Equitana Festival

    Auckland crowds were treated to a sneak peak of the country's top equestrian riders and their horses ahead of the Equitana Festival, tipped to be the country's biggest international equestrian event.

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    Ngāi Tahu showjumper takes out Olympic Cup

    Ngāi Tahu horse rider, Lily Tootill has taken out this year’s Horse of the Year Olympic Cup title after completing two clear rounds, the only rider to do so in the class.

  10. Video for Māori rider helping horses to perform at their peak
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    Māori rider helping horses to perform at their peak

    Over 1400 riders and 1800 horses are gunning for the top prizes and titles at this year's Horse of the Year at Hawke's Bays A&P Showgrounds. But behind the scenes of NZ's pinnacle equestrian event is one young Māori rider helping horses to perform at their peak over the week long tournament.

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