The ESNZ Jumping Performance Programme is calling for applications for the Talent Identification (ID) Squad for 2021-2022.  Applications close Monday 27 September 2021.

The Talent Identification squad is an opportunity for younger riders to be introduced to new skills that will develop them as jumping riders.  For further information refer to the Jumping Performance Pathway here

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 16-22, at date of application.
  • Be competing at a minimum of 1.20m in the past 12 months.

In addition, our selectors will be looking for riders that demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Coachable
  • Desire to learn
  • Resilience
  • Competitive
  • Strong work ethic
  • Talent
  • Horsemanship
  • Great attitude
  • Act in accordance with ESNZ Constitution, Regulations, the Code of Conduct and other ESNZ policies.

The Jumping Selectors will consider applicants that meet the above criteria and may contact you for a further discussion. Please be clear in your application around what your objectives are and how/what you are going to do in order to make those objectives happen.

Ridden selection days will be held for chosen riders late October, with dates and venues to be confirmed.

For queries please contact Oliver Edgecombe, Jumping High Performance Manager, 027 276 1275

Link for application form here

Please submit your completed application form to the Jumping sport Manager, Marilyn Thompson, [email protected] by Monday 27 September 2021.


ESNZ Jumping Team
17 September 2021