Horse of The Year 2017

Hastings

Venue Location

Kenilworth Road, Hastings

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Prices

DAY PASS | TUES / WED:

Tuesday & Wednesday Only
GATE ADULT REFUNDED
$12.00
GATE CONCESSION REFUNDED
$7.00
GATE CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00
ADULT
$20.00
ADULT REFUNDED
$10.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ and Students with ID
$15.00
CONCESSION REFUNDED
$5.00
CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$5.00
CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00

DAY PASS | ANY DAY:

Any Day tickets include Friday Night Extravaganza if your ticket is used on the Friday
GATE ADULT REFUNDED
$18.00
GATE CONCESSION REFUNDED
$12.00
GATE CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00
ADULT
$26.00
ADULT REFUNDED
$16.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ and Students with ID
$20.00
CONCESSION REFUNDED
$10.00
CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$10.00
CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00

MULTI DAY PASS | 2 DAY:

GATE ADULT REFUNDED
$34.00
GATE CONCESSION REFUNDED
$24.00
GATE CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00
ADULT
$40.00
ADULT REFUNDED
$30.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ and Students with ID
$30.00
CONCESSION REFUNDED
$20.00
CONCESSION DISCOUNTED
$24.00
CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$10.00
CHILD REFUNDED
$0.00

MULTI DAY PASS | 3 DAY:

GATE ADULT REFUNDED
$56.00
GATE CONCESSION REFUNDED
$41.00
GATE CHILD REFUNDED
$5.00
ADULT
$60.00
ADULT REFUNDED
$50.00
ADULT DISCOUNT REFUNDED
$85.00
ADULT DISCOUNT AND BRUNCH REFUNDED
$50.00
ADULT BRUNCH REFUNDED
$60.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ and Students with ID
$45.00
CONCESSION REFUNDED
$35.00
CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$15.00
CHILD REFUNDED
$5.00

MULTI DAY PASS | 6 DAY:

ADULT
$100.00
CONCESSION Seniors 65+ and Students with ID
$75.00
CONCESSION REFUNDED
$65.00
CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$25.00
CHILD REFUNDED
$15.00

PARKING - DAY | TUESDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | WEDNESDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | THURSDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | FRIDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | SATURDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | SUNDAY:

CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

PARKING - DAY | ANY DAY:

Per Day
CARPARK Grounds Parking Only - per day - not valid for event entry
$5.00
CARPARK DISCOUNTED
$0.00

HARNEY & SONS:

Saturday 11 March 2017
DESSERT DEGUSTATION with Adriano Zumbo presented by Orton Tailored Cuisine & includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$105.00
DESSERT DEGUSTATION ONLY with Adriano Zumbo presented by Orton Tailored Cuisine & not valid for GA event entry
$79.00

FRIDAY NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA:

Friday 10 March 2017
FISH N CHIPS ADULT Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$46.00
FISH N CHIPS CONC Seniors 65+ and Students with ID & includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$40.00
FISH N CHIPS CHILD 5-12 years (under 5 free) & includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$30.00
FISH N CHIPS PACKAGE ONLY All ages & not valid for GA event entry
$20.00

WOODFORD HOUSE:

Saturday 11 March 2017
CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST + GA REFUNDED
$10.00
CROSS COUNTRY BRUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$60.00
CROSS COUNTRY BRUNCH + GA REFUNDED
$25.00
CROSS COUNTRY BRUNCH Not valid for GA event entry
$35.00
CROSS COUNTRY BRUNCH REFUNDED
$0.00

HALL OF FAME:

Thursday 9 March 2017
COCKTAIL PARTY Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 from 4pm on the day
$75.00

RIDERS:

Saturday 11 March 2017
AFTER PARTY (R18) Not valid for GA event entry
$20.00

DAY | TUESDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

DAY | WEDNESDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

DAY | THURSDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

DAY | FRIDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

DAY | SATURDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

DAY | SUNDAY:

HOY LUNCH Includes GA entry to HOY 2017 on the day
$95.00

HOY WEEKEND | 2 DAY:

PROGRAMME DISCOUNTED
$0.00

HOY WEEKEND | 3 DAY:

PROGRAMME DISCOUNTED
$0.00

CAMPING - ZONE | GREEN:

6 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$150.00
6 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$125.00
6 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$75.00
3 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$110.00
3 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$95.00
3 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$65.00

CAMPING - ZONE | BLUE:

6 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$150.00
6 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$125.00
6 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$75.00
3 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$110.00
3 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$95.00
3 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$65.00

CAMPING - ZONE | RED:

Sold Out!
6 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$150.00
6 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$125.00
6 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$75.00
3 DAY - ADULT Includes Multi Day Pass Per Person
$110.00
3 DAY - CONC Includes Multi Day Pass Per Seniors 65+ or Student with ID
$95.00
3 DAY - CHILD Includes Multi Day Pass Per 5-12 years (under 5 free)
$65.00

Timing

Running Time: 6 Days

Venue Location

Kenilworth Road, Hastings

Discounts

Sponsors Discount Code

Receive discounted Single or Multi Day Passes, Cape Kidnappers Hall Of Fame Cocktail Party or Woodford House Champagne Breakfast when entering your unique pre-issued discount code here. Not valid on any other tickets or deals.

Payment Options

Credit Card
2.50%
Bank Transfer
$1.50
Online Eftpos

Delivery Options

eTicket
free
Registration
free
Courier (signature reqd)
$5.00
Courier (rural delivery)
$9.00
Please note: not all delivery or payment options may be available at checkout due to compatibility with other events that may be in your cart.

SCHEDULE UPDATE – SUNDAY 12 MARCH

The updated schedule for Sunday, 12th March can be found by clicking here (PDF).

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!

  • Over 1800 horses
  • 1400 riders
  • Over 15 arenas
  • 400 volunteers
  • 8,000 square metres of shopping
  • Excess of 50,000 attendance

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.


VIP Events

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: 

  • Access to VIP Lounge
  • $79 per person (does not include GA entry to the show) or $105 per person for both GA ticket to showgrounds and Harney & Sons Dessert Degustation ticket. 
  • 5 course canape dessert degustation created by Adriano Zumbo and prepared by Orton Tailored Cuisine.
  • All-inclusive beverage package including 1 glass of champagne, tea and coffee
  • VIP parking

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:

  • Entry to VIP Lounge
  • Fish & Chips from Orton Tailored Cuisine.
  • 1 x Complimentary beer / wine or soft drink 
  • Full bar available until 9pm. 
  • Live TV screens

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:

  • VIP Lounge
  • $60 per person (including GA entry to the show) or $35 per person if you already have a GA ticket or rider / camping pass to the grounds
  • All-inclusive beverage package including a glass of champagne, tea and coffee
  • Elegant set breakfast menu from Orton Tailored Cuisine.
  • Live TV screens
  • VIP parking
  • Complimentary programme on arrival.

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:

  • $75 per person
  • All-inclusive beverage package
  • Elegant hors d'oeuvres from Orton Tailored Cuisine
  • Announcement of Hall of Fame Inductee and Volunteer of the Year

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. 

  • Exhibition Hall
  • $20 per person ($25 at the door, if not sold out)

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

  • 2 Day Multi Day Pass ($40 each)
  • Woodford House Cross Country Brunch - Sat 11 Mar 17 8:30am ($35 each)
  • A HOY Programme ($5 each)
  • Grounds Parking per day ($5 x 2 days) 

Value per ticket $85
Price: $75 each 

3 Day Multipass

  • 3 Day Multi Day Pass ($60 each)
  • Woodford House Cross Country Brunch - Sat 11 Mar 17 8:30am ($35 each)
  • A HOY Programme ($5 each)
  • Grounds Parking per day ($5 x 3 days) 

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:

  • Your camping pass entitles you to access to the Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds and Horse of the Year Show and 1 Non powered campsite in your selected zone.
  • Your ticket will be validated upon entry into the Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds and to the Horse of the Year Show. 
  • Public campers are only entitled to camp and have access to the Hawke's Bay A & P Showgrounds for the duration of their ticket.  If they intend to stay longer they will need to purchase additional tickets. 
  • Public camping is only available in the Red, Blue and Green zones. No Public camping is available in the Purple Zone due to Health & safety reasons. 
  • If the zone you have selected is at capacity, upon your arrival at the Showgrounds,  you will be allocated another area by Horse of the Year management. 
  • Camping passes must be displayed either on the vehicle dashboard or attached to the tent. 
  • All Public campsites are Non powered. 
  • Camping Sites are allocated on a first come first served basis.
  • Public Camping tickets are limited to 100 tickets. 
  • Proof of purchase / iTICKET receipt does not entitle you to entry to the camping area or the Horse of the Year Show. An official Horse of the Year wristband and parking pass is required. 
  • Wristbands and parking passes will be sent out in early February 2017 to the postal address provided. 
  • For full terms & conditions click here


Note that your Any Day tickets include the Friday Night Extravaganza if your ticket is used on the Friday for entry.