Jody Hartstone of Hartstone Equestrian in New Zealand is an Internationally
accomplished Dressage rider with many years experience at the top. Jody's
current Grand Prix horse, the popular Lusitano stallion, Ali-Baba, attracts
crowds wherever he goes, and has a huge fan base across the world. Jody has
been a high performer for many years with notable horses such as Landioso,
Ramazotti, Donnerwind, Marceau, Wunderstag, and Whiper IV.
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New Zealand Dressage Rider
International derby competition winner at Prix St Georges level in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa
New Zealand National Champion and Horse of the Year Champion
New Zealand National Grand Prix Champion
Qualified for the World Equestrian Games in 2006 and 2010
Jody Hartstone has been teaching dressage and jumping for over 10 years. Her teaching style is enthusiastic and engaging, paying attention to detail and understanding both horse and rider.
Jody has become a practitioner of Equitation Science and Learning Theory – the study of how horses learn and the science behind horse training. Jody’s methodologies are taken from the system she has studied that has been developed by Dr Andrew McLean and his wife Manuela of the Australian Equine Behaviour Centre.
"Ali-Baba has his Activo Med rug on both pre and post training every morning. Wouldn't be without it!"