As small as they come and as cute as can be, Panny has joined Riverside as a retired show pony from our very own Libby. He shares and teaches our riders his skills from the show ring. Panny enjoys all the attention he can get and he also loves carrots! Fun fact about Panny; he eats carrots like people, little bits at a time and really prefers if you hold it!!
Our big shiny goldfish with a heart of gold, Henry knows all the tricks in the books. He is a perfect beginner mount and will always bring you back to Riverside. Fun fact about Henry; Henry gets fed SO MUCH FOOD, he has a morning routine for his breaky and he knows it off by heart!
Freckles is worth his weight in gold here at Riverside. He loves to be ridden as much as he loves his food. He is a smart pony with a lot of love to give… and take. Freckles belongs to Lizzy, who has been riding with us for quite a while! They are such a great team that everyone wants a Freckles! Even our instructors! Fun fact about Freckles; Freckles will literally duck his head and run when he sees his fly veil, but only when he feels like it!
Bambi is known as our super cute ‘Pocket Rocket’ at Riverside, even at his ripe old age. Bambi is officially retired but he gets the occasional ride if we can catch him! Fun fact about Bambi; Bambi is our free range pony. He’s in the paddock at night but gets the whole property during the day. He comes into the shed when he’s hungry and then wanders out when hes done.
Bandit has a big personality which wins everyone over. At the end of a lesson he loves a good cuddle and plenty of attention. He is one of our stock horses here at Riverside and as quiet as can be. Fun fact about Bandit; Bandit came from some close friends of Shane and Jenny’s. He was meant to be a polocrosse horse but was too slow! Bandit was also an orphan foal, that’s why he loves attention from everyone!
Brandy is one of our three ladies in the paddocks of Riverside. She came from an exceptional jumping home which has led Brandy to be one of our best jumpers. She also loves to help out when teaching beginners to ride but can also take our riders to the next level. Fun fact about Brandy; Brandy never grows a winter coat! All year round she is as silky and slick as ever! Lucky we have big winter rugs to keep her warm!
Dalton is the show pony ‘wanna-be’! He is a favourite amongst all and will travel all over Riverside for a carrot. Fun fact about Dalton; If you run next to Dalton and canter like a horse, he canters with you! It makes it so easy for some of our riders when they can’t get him to canter but really want to!
Ginger is our big, friendly giant! Being Brandy’s other half, she is enthusiastic and loves to jump! She will happily receive kisses and cuddles from anyone. Fun fact about Ginger; Ginger belongs to Anne! Anyone who comes to Riverside regularly will often see Anne riding Ginger!
Jai loves to come up and work as much as he loves to go out and compete. He is a unique colour and has a fun, loving personality that will steal your heart.
Matrix is a star! He enjoys rides in our private lessons and with Mrs White. He is strong and willing to do whatever you ask of him. But he must always be rewarded.
Milo is as sweet as sugar and as comfy as a rocking horse. If your lucky enough to have a ride on Milo, he will lead you straight to the sprinklers to cool down.
Pharaoh is known as the ‘yellow pony’, although he stands at 16hh! His big floppy ears and wobbly lips will melt your heart. Pharaoh was once a show jumper, now he enjoys teaching kids the basics of riding.
With one flutter of his eye lashes, he will win you over. He is our jumping star and loves taking our riders around Riverside. Yogi-Bear looks after his riders as he shows them the ropes.
Whiskey is the most playful of them all. With that cheeky look on his face he is sure to win over every heart at Riverside. Whiskey really loves his treats and would do absolutely anything for one or two.
Rocket is a hard worker. He loves to prove that he is the one for you. You will fall in love with his strong personality straight away.
Harley is a big playful teddy bear. He loves to receive kisses from everyone and he also loves his treats. One of his favourites being banana peel!
Jess is the sweetest boy you will ever meet. He has a massive heart which matches his massive personality. For an old boy, he loves to work hard and will give you everything he has got! We love Jess.
Bally is a gentle giant that will take his riders to the top! He is an experienced showjumper, so he is always ready to teach you some new tricks! Bally is sure to ace all our showjump and eventing competitions in our holiday camp programs!
Luke will steal your heart with his big trot and eagerness to please! He loves hanging out with his friends in the ‘old boys paddock’, and you will see his big belly from a mile away!
Song is a dressage master and is a great horse to learn dressage on! He really knows his stuff, so next time you ride him, why don’t you try a leg yield, we know you will be impressed!
Panda’s favourite thing to do is to trail ride around Riverside and have some fun in the trees! He is a keen jumper and would wander the property with you for hours if you let him! Panda isn’t so sure if dressage is for him, so we leave it to the other horses!
Exxy will blow your socks off with his amazing jumping skills! He is super quick in our mounted games and will give everyone a run for their money! Exxy can also strut his stuff in the dressage arena, but make sure you are patient with him!