Sarah Bishell – NZEF, NZPCA, CNZ Level 1, Judge

Sarah began her dream of working with horses at a very young age. From the moment she had her first horse ride, she knew she wanted to work with horses. She spent the next few years dedicating her time and effort into learning about horse behavior; training with horses and managing her own business. She was determined to teach others the beautiful art of riding horses. Sarah has got 27 years of experience dealing with horses. She has taught at may Pony Clubs and big Riding Schools. Eventually, after years of experience of working for other people, she opened Diamond Lodge Equestrian in 2007 and has been teaching young children and adults how to ride ever since. In 2017 Sarah became District Commissioner for Rodney. If you too would like to become a member of Diamond Lodge Equestrian, please contact Sarah today.

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We are a Waimauku based equestrian school. We offer a wide range of services with experienced and friendly instructors including: Riding lessons from 7yrs up, Group private lessons, safe quiet horse/ponies, School holiday programs, Competitive prices, Professional facilities

For information regarding any of the above, call Sarah today on 0275-702-488

Our Team:

Sharna Bishell


Sharna has been with us since 2016 as a “step-in” instructor, over the years she has won many equestrian competitions



joining halfway through 2017 Leesa has been teaching Saturday’s afternoon lessons, both her and her students thoroughly enjoy it!

Greg Bishell


Founding the business with Sarah in 2007 Greg has worked “behind the scenes” to help get the business where it is now