Meet the Team

We are very lucky at Tackshop.co.nz to have a great team of hugely knowledgeable staff, who are happy to share their experience with our customers. We all have our own areas of Expertise, but all have one thing in common, the love of our Equine Friends.

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Nick White

Owner / Manager of Tackshop since before it existed in 2003, Nick does most of the Marketing, Social media, IT & Promotion side of things, but also replies to a few email queries, and is generally the “saddle man”, for anyone wanting to know about saddles & fitting.

Nick has been around horses for over 30 years, starting out in Pony Club, and going from there to groom for 3 day eventers in the UK & Europe. He has competed himself in Eventing, Dressage, and Show Hunter, And has bred a number of successful Warmblood Horses.  

Nick holds his BHSAI, and is a qualified saddle fitter and member of the Australasian Saddle Fitters Association.


 

Penny Ewart

Penny is our Dispatch Manager, in charge of packing up and sending all your orders out. She is also normally the person on the other end of the phone when you ring to enquire about a product or order.

Penny came to join the Tackshop team in January 2012 after a long retail career with the Briscoes Group. Penny has close to 50 years riding experience behind her, which has ranged from competitive Dressage and Event Rider to Pony Club Mum and Instructor.

Penny currently a cute pony at home and enjoys dressage.