With its unparalleled environment, New Zealand breeds and raises thoroughbreds of outstanding conformation and soundness, matched by pedigrees of international appeal.

Investment in thoroughbred breeding in New Zealand has been substantial, with a number of leading thoroughbred nurseries owned by foreign interests. New Zealand's annual foal crop numbers just under 3,500.

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association (NZTBA) is the official body that represents thoroughbred breeders in New Zealand. For more information on thoroughbred breeding in New Zealand click here.