The Wanaka A&P Show attracts the lower South Island’s best breeders and riders in livestock and equestrian events.
Horse and pony events are judged over both days with local classing, hunter jumping and show jumping events on Friday – with flat classing and championship hunter jumping. ESNZ jumping and In-Hand on Saturday. Dog Trails are held over both days. Boer goats, wool fleeces and merinos are judged on the first day of the show. While beef cattle, pets, sheep stud and flock are judged on the second day.
There is also a strong Home Industry section, with many homemade produce, baking and craft entries for judging and on display. See who wins the best homebrew, the tastiest tomatoes or the strangest-looking garden vegetable.
Kids also get to enter their pets at the Show. Classes for the dogs and pets section are: Best pet lamb, most unusual pet, best caged pet, Jack Russell/terrier, toy dog (any breed or sex), sporting dog, Labrador, non-sporting dog and best pet.