Story: Waikato region

Horse stud

Horse stud

Thoroughbred horses graze in a lush paddock at Wentworth Grange stud farm, near Cambridge. From the 1950s the number of Waikato horse studs began to increase, and they produced some notable equine champions. Their success was sometimes attributed to the quality of Waikato’s pastures.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Farming', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015