Sponsor a Horse

We currently have 17 therapy horses. The cost of an annual sponsorship is $2,500 per annum. This covers costs associated with the training and caring of our valuable equine partners. At the moment all of our horses are sponsored.
Please contact us if you would like more information.

Our horse sponsors

Lions LogoTauranga Harbour City have sponsored a horse since 2010 and now they sponsor Shorty.

Rotary LogoThe Rotary Club of Mount Maunganui purchased Rotary Scooby and have sponsored him every year since 2012.

Legacy Funerals LogoLegacy Funerals through Legacy Trust sponsor Legacy Blue. They also sponsor our Mini-pony Community Outreach Programme.


Jan and Leigh Crockford have been long term sponsors of the Tauranga RDA, currently they sponsor Zena Princess Warrior. They have also sponsored the purchase of our new helmets.


Tauranga Saddlery

Tauranga Saddlery currently sponsor Betty. Tauranga Saddlery also helps us with the purchase of new tack for the horses.

Rotary Club of Tauranga

Since 2017 the Rotary Club of Tauranga have sponsored Raz the Rotarian.

Bay Orchard Sprayers

Chris and Dianne O’Dwyer sponsor Sarge. They have sponsored a therapy horse since 2008.

Rawenga Trust

Rawenga Trust sponsor Rawenga Santa. The Trust has sponsored a therapy horse since 2011.

The Adams Family

Paul and Cheryl Adams and family through the Bethlehem Trust sponsor three of our horses, Cracker, Guy and Turbo Scotty. They have also supported us with our driveway and parking areas.

Barbara Jones and Pam Williams

Two of our ex-volunteers sponsor Rascal, Barbara has sponsored a horse since 2014. Pam is a sponsor from 2017.

Hillsdene Charitable Trust

Sponsor our miniature ponies Biscuit and Lily. They have supported the RDA since 2014.

Dave and Nicky Hurst

The Hurst’s have sponsored a horse since 2014. Currently they sponsor Issac.

Wharepaina Trust

The Mills Family have sponsored a horse since 2014 and currently they sponsor Chester.

Glenn Ferrow

The Ferrow family have been generous sponsors of the Tauranga RDA and now Glenn Ferrow sponsors Flynn.

Although not a horse but definitely part of the team, Possum the Cat is sponsored by Orijen Foods.

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