VIP & Supporters Weekend Passes are on sale Now!

18-20 OCTOBER 2024
TAUPO

Equifest is a three-day festival where we come together to connect and share our passion for all things equine. Join us for a celebration of Education, Competition, Shopping and Nightshows.

GRAB YOUR BESTIE AND PLAN YOUR VISIT

Three days of equine action, plus two Nightshows!

25+

EDUCATIONAL EQUINE EXPERTS

150+

SCHEDULED TIMETABLE SESSIONS OVER 3 DAYS

190+

EXHIBITORS & EQUINE BRANDS

Latest News

Equifest Announces VIP and Supporters Weekend Passes

Equifest, the premier equestrian event of the year, is delighted to announce the release of VIP and Supporters Weekend Passes for its October 2024 event.  The tickets will go on sale Monday 3rd JuneRead more

Equifest won't return to Christchurch

We are sad to announce that Equifest won't be returning to Christchurch this year. We understand that this news may disappoint many of you who have been hoping that you would see us return! We neverRead more

Save the date: Equifest Taupō 18 - 20 October 2024

Equifest 2023 proved to be a resounding success! With a notable 11.51% surge in attendance compared to previous years, the event firmly cemented its place as a must-attend affair on the equestrianRead more

Searching for future Equifest Stars

Set to be a new feature at Equifest, the Equifest Future Stars Competition encourages entrants to showcase their unique relationship with their horse/s in a creative, meaningful and entertaining wayRead more

Exclusive Problem-Solving Masterclass & Sunday Day Pass

We're super excited to announce that Yvet Blokesch of Feather Light Horsemanship will be joining us at Equifest Taupō, all the way from the Netherlands! With an immense love for special horses in neRead more

New Brave Pants Leg-Up Marquee

A goal of Equifest has always been to empower and support the New Zealand equine industry. So in conjunction with our supplier Carlton Hire and sponsored by The Brave Pants Co., we are excited toRead more

Save the date: Equifest Taupō 13 - 15 October 2023

It has been an interesting start to 2023, with the weather again wreaking havoc on events, horse shows and many of our summer holiday plans. So, we are excited to be able to share some good news andRead more

Equine Action All Weekend Long in Christchurch

The South Island equine community will be treated to three days of shopping, competitions and thrilling entertainment when Equifest comes to Christchurch this weekend 9-11 December 2022. Opening theRead more

Saddle up Taupō, Equifest is coming

Streams of equine enthusiasts will soon be filling Taupō’s purpose built equine facility, the Dunstan Fiber Fresh National Equestrian Centre, as equine event Equifest prepares for three days ofRead more

Christchurch announced as Equifest location

The South Island equine community will be treated to three days of inspiration, shopping, competitions and thrilling entertainment when Equifest heads to Christchurch from 9-11 December 2022.Read more

2022 Dates Announced!

The secret is out! We are delighted to announce planning is underway to return to the NEC in Taupō and for the first time, we are taking Equifest to Christchurch to the Canterbury Agricultural Park.Read more

Equifest Cancelled Due To Red Traffic Light

Following this morning’s Government announcement that all of New Zealand will be moving to Red in the COVID-19 Protection Framework tonight at 11.59pm the Equifest team feel that we have no optionRead more

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Thank you to the wonderful group of businesses who support Equifest.

 

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