Matawhio Sporthorses is located in the heart of horse country, Karaka. We are conveniently located 35 minutes drive from downtown Auckland and 30 minutes from Auckland Airport. Matawhio Sporthorses breeds and William Willis produces jumpers for the future. We also have standing at stud Chacco Silver who is one of a rare bunch of stallion sons of the famous Chacco Blue, world ranked No 1 breeding jumping stallion.


  • Extensive range of well bred youngstock for sale
  • Fresh chilled semen from Chacco Silver
  • Schooling; flat work and jumping education
  • One off rides, or competition rides
  • Breaking in
  • Sale on behalf
  • Stallion collection
  • Livery; full and part with tailored options to suit the riders requirements
  • Rider training and development
  • In the breeding season we take in mares to be bred to our stallion by AI. We take all the difficulty out of it: just open an account with our vets, bring us the mare and pick her up after her successful pregnancy scan! For this, we charge you a daily rate to feed and care for your mare plus a handling fee for all the vet visits.


  • 40 x 60 all weather floodlit arena with a large set of jumps
  • 18 meter 6 horse walker with a rubber surface
  • Round yard
  • Safe paddocks
  • Stallion paddocks
  • Boxes
  • Covered tie ups
  • Truck loading ramp
  • Stallion phantom