Marlborough is the only racing club in the South Island still in existence, north of Christchurch.
Cambridge woman Michele Haultain has been rescuing Kaimanawa horses since 2000, and she's now gearing up for the 2016 muster.
Cambridge school equestrians clean up at Waikato event
Horse of the Year fans will be treated to displays by some of New Zealand's top free riders on Friday night
Next week is an important week for Rachel Stock, Rebekah van Tiel and Renee Faulkner, who will all compete at Horse of the Year in Hastings.