Upcoming Shows & Events Supported by WHHA


18th  August 2018 – Show Preparation Day followed by Judging of Horses

Time/Venue: Start 10.00am at Derrick Thornton Property 93 Duncan Road, RD3, Hamilton

Details: 10am to 12pm: Show preparation will be covered, including washing and grooming, plaiting manes and tails, teaching horses to walk and trot in a straight line.  Bring your own horse(s) along or borrow some of Derrick's to prepare for a mock show.  (Please bring your own shampoo, soap, brushes, etc).  12pm to 1pm: lunch break.  1pm onwards: A Judge and Steward will be covering off show etiquette, judge each class and give feedback on what judges are looking for and why placing's were made.


25th August 2018 – Mystery Tour

Time/Venue: Start 10.00am at Fred Pilling Property, 55 Fullerton Road, Te Kowhai

Details: Come along with some money for lunch and a full tank of gas for a mystery tour around the Waikato.


15th September 2018 – WHHA Swap Meet  

Time/Venue: Start 10.30am at Fred Pilling Property, 55 Fullerton Road, Te Kowhai

Details: Opportunity to sell or swap new and used heavy horse harness, equipment, wheeled vehicles and the like.  Sellers please be onsite by 10am to setup.  This is open free to the public as well.

Reporoa Ploughing - 928 Forest Road, Reporoa TBA September 2018

Takapau Ploughing TBA October 2018

Wairarapa Ploughing TBA October 2018

Manawatu Ploughing TBA October 2018

Hawkes Bay Royal Show 18 - 19 October 2018

Waikato A&P Show 27 October 2018

Waikato Ploughing TBA October/November 2018

Cambridge A&P Show 24 November 2018

North Island All Breeds Show 5 January 2019

Waikato Heavy Horse Association Haymaking Day TBA Febuary 2019 (Weather Dependent)

Waikato Heavy Horse Association Annual Trek TBA February 2019
Morrinsville A&P (North Island Clydesdale Show) 2 March 2019

Waikato Heavy Association Incorporated Annual General Meeting 16th March 2019

Time/Venue: Start 11.00am at Pilling & Leggett Engineering, 100 Vickery Street, Te Rapa, Hamilton

For more information or to RSVP please contact either:
Fred Pilling (07) 829 7032 or Gareth Pryce E-mail: gareth@blackwoodclydesdales.co.nz
2011 Waikato Heavy Horse Association, established 1979 to promote and conserve the use of heavy horses in New Zealand.