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SCHEDULE UPDATE – SUNDAY 12 MARCH
For a full schedule and further updates, please visit the Horse of the Year website at www.hoy.kiwi or call iTICKET Customer Support on 0508 484 253.
Tens of thousands of people can't be wrong. The Horse of the Year Show is touted as one of the greatest equestrian celebrations on the planet by people all over the world.
It's a true celebration of all things equestrian that encompass all that is good about New Zealand and a shared love of horses.
Come and be part of one of the biggest sporting events in the Southern Hemisphere – you won't regret it for a minute!
Polo Grounds Parking:
Any day parking ticket for parking in the Polo Grounds only. Entrance to the Polo Grounds off of Bennet Road. A parking ticket is required each day.
There are a range of VIP events for everyone to enjoy at HOY. You can enjoy cocktails at our Hall of Fame event whilst you watch our next HOY superstar get inducted, or you can sit back with a glass of champagne whilst you watch the thrilling Cross Country over breakfast. To top it all off you can end HOY on a high with our Official After Party!
Harney & Sons Dessert Degustation with Adriano Zumbo presented by Orton Tailored Cuisine - Saturday 11th March 4:30pm - 6:00pm - Recently updated!
Join us for an afternoon of indulgent desserts and new york style tea with internationally acclaimed dessert chef Adriano Zumbo. The celebrated patissier and star of Zumbo’s Just Desserts, has designed a 5 course dessert degustation menu showcasing his unique flavour combinations, exciting textures and signature bold colours which will be created by Orton Tailored Cuisine and accompanied by Harney and Sons Fine Teas and champagne.
Zumbo will be present to share some of his secrets behind his award winning creations. Ticket includes:
Friday Night Extravaganza “Fish n Chips” Package - Friday 10th March From 5:00pm - Sold Out!
Get the full Friday Night experience with ‘Fish & Chips’ and a complimentary beverage in the VIP lounge as you catch all the action in the Hastings, heart of Hawke’s Bay Friday Night Extravaganza. The perfect way to spend a Friday Night. Lounge opens from 5pm.
Tickets are $46 per Adult (including GA entry to the show) or $20 per person if you already have a GA ticket or rider / camping pass to the grounds. Ticket includes:
Woodford House Cross Country Brunch - Saturday 11th March 8.30am
Watch the exciting Cross Country phase of the eventing competition in the International Cross Country VIP Champagne Brunch. Situated in the premier arena you will have front row seats to the heart stopping action as each horse as it makes its way through the challenging water section of the course. Ticket includes:
Cape Kidnappers Hall of Fame Cocktail Party - Thursday 9th March 2016 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Sold Out!
The Hall of Fame Cocktail Function is the most prestigious event at Horse of the Year. It is a celebration of all things equestrian and an opportunity to recognise those who have excelled or made significant contributions to the sport of equestrian. Ticket includes:
Riders After Party - Saturday 11th March 8.00pm - 12.00am
Celebrate your time at Horse of the Year by unwinding at the Riders After Party. This R 18 event will have you dancing till midnight as you celebrate HOY 2017 drawing to a close.
HOY Lunch - Tuesday 7th to Sunday 12th March between 12:30pm - 2:00pm each day - Sold Out!
Enjoy the finest food from Ortons Tailored Cusine whilst you watch the competition unfold around you in HOY's VIP Tent. The double sided venue allows you to watch both the Land Rover Premier arena as well as the Altech and Show Jumping Arena 3.
HOY Weekend Package - limited available - Sold Out!
There are 2 options available 2 Day Pass and 3 Day Pass Weekend Package:
2 Day Multipass
Value per ticket $85
Price: $75 each
3 Day Multipass
Value per ticket $110
Price: $95 each
Show Public Camping: - Sold Out!
Horse of the Year Show Public Camping is available to all spectators. 3 Day and 6 Day Camping passes are available, which includes access to the Horse of the Year show and 1 non powered camp site.
Public campers are able to access the camping facilities amd amenities on site, but be quick spaces are limited.
Public Camping is available in three zones only - Red, Blue and Green. Camp sites are not allocated at time of booking, but upon arrival at the Horse of the Year show.
Before you decide to purchase a Public Camping site please read this important information:
Note that your Any Day tickets include the Friday Night Extravaganza if your ticket is used on the Friday for entry.