My name is Ania, and I am originally from Poland. I met my Kiwi partner, Dave, while traveling around New Zealand 13 years ago, and I decided to settle in Kiwiland the day I met him.

I didn’t grow up around horses, so everything horse-related was completely new to me when I bought my first horse (a thoroughbred too…) in 2019. It’s been a wonderful yet challenging journey, and now I own three horses—though I still have much to learn about these gorgeous creatures.

I love hacking, have participated in a few endurance rides (getting lost every time on the track), and recently started jumping. I joined the Tauranga Adult Riding Club in 2023 and have recently become an Event Coordinator for the club.

Professionally, I am a logistics coordinator, managing the national dispatch of hundreds of packages every week. I live by the quote, “Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you, grows you, or makes you happy.” This philosophy keeps me happy, passionate, and enthusiastic about everything I get involved in.

I truly look forward to learning, growing, and helping NZ Riding Clubs and Bridleways.