About Us

 Danielle Maurer


Danielle started showjumping from a young age, first representing New Zealand on ponies in 2004 and progressing through the Pony Grand Prix ranks to Horse Grand Prix and World Cup level.

Danielle has worked and trained in Australia under Australian coaches, David Finch, Jamie Coman and Vicki Roycroft. She had the opportunity to train and compete under Helena Stormanns in Eschweiler, Germany for 3 months during 2011 and again in the winter of 2014.

Danielle holds jumping clinics all over New Zealand in both the North and South Island for all age groups and levels.


Career Highlights:

2004 - 2008

  • Part of New Zealand pony team in Children's FEI World Challenge that came 1st in the world out of 56 countries 2004
  • Qualified as part of the New Zealand team for the World FEI Challenge 2007 and 2008

2009 - 2010

  • Winner Round 1, Victoria, of Australia National Young Rider Selection Series 2009 (Australia)
  • NSW State Runner Up Young Rider Champion 2009 (Australia)
  • New Zealand National Young Rider Champion 2010
  • Winner National Young Rider Series 2009 - 2010

2010 - 2013

  • Winner North Island Young Rider Championship 2010 - 2011 season
  • Runner up National Young Rider Champion 2011
  • New Zealand National Grand Prix Champion 2011
  • Winner National Young Rider Series 2010 - 2011 by more than 100 points
  • Competed up to S* (1.40m) level in Germany
  • Placed 4th in first World Cup start with a clear jumping second round
  • Member of the New Zealand young rider team in the NZL vs QLD trans tasman challenge
  • Placed in 9 out of 10 National Grand Prix classes
  • Runner up National 5yo Showhunter Champion
  • Finished 3rd in the National Young Rider Series after only competing half of the season and having limited starts
  • Member of the ESNZ Young Rider Development Squad
  • Placings in Young Rider classes to 3* level
  • Produced Double Dutch to Grand Prix level with placings in her first season in New Zealand (up to 1.45m)

2013 - 2016

  • Sweepstakes winner at Tauranga 3* Showjumping Championships 2014
  • 6th Lady Rider of the Year 2014 1.35m - 1.45m at the Horse of the Year Show (Double Dutch)
  • 3rd Premier Stakes 1.45m Grand Prix at the Horse of the Year Show (Double Dutch)
  • Winner North Island Pro Am Title 2015 (Supernova NZPH)
  • 6th Overall National 5 Year Old Breeders Championships (Henton Exchequer)
  • Runner Up National 5 Year Old Champion 2016 (Le Bam)
  • 3rd NZ Nationals 1.30m - 1.40m Championship 2016 (Supernova NZPH)
  • 3rd NZ Nationals 1.20m Championship 2016 (Cassanova AF)
  • 6th Lady Rider of the Year 2016 (Supernova NZPH)
  • 3rd 1.35m Horse of the Year title 2016 (Supernova NZPH)

  • Winner Mini Grand Prix at Dannevirke World Cup Show 2017 (Dicavalli Don Quattro)
  • 5th Speed Horse of the Year 2017 (Dicavalli Don Quattro)
  • Winner 1.40m Woodhill Sands 2017
  • Winner 1.40m - 1.50m Grand Prix Woodhill Sands 2017
  • Winner 1.40m Hawkes Bay Championship 2017
  • 2nd FEI Challenge Gisborne 2017