The Patron of the Equine Industry Association - Petrea Vela,
Managing Director Sales and Marketing, New Zealand Bloodstock.
"It’s an honour to be able to support the EIA initiative as its patron. The New Zealand thoroughbred industry is held in the very highest regard internationally, particularly for its talented horse people, and it’s important that those skills are supported by good business practices. The vision that this group has to create a hub of information, education and support that is specific to the equine industry is a great way to enhance the knowledge base, and ultimately support the long term health and prosperity of the industry as a whole." Petrea Vela, 9 December 2013
Petrea's patronage of the EIA provides invaluable guidance and direction on matters current in the industry. Petrea's knowledge and support ensures the EIA organisation remains relevant and beneficial to the industry.