Horse of the Year

Horse of the Year

The New Zealand 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.

Date 13-18 March 2018
Time 8.30am - 5.00pm daily
Location Hastings
Region Hawkes Bay
Horse of the Year

The annual Horse of the Year show is New Zealand's Premier equestrian competition, featuring a range of horse and rider combinations from multiple disciplines. With over 1400 riders and 1800 horses competing for lucrative titles and prize money the show is a feature on most equestrian calendars.

Along with the different competitions there are trade sites galore to satisfy all of your retail therapy needs from saddlery and farm equipment to clothing and jewellery.

There are night shows to entertain the crowd with tough competition and action and displays very rarely seen in such a setting. 

To check out more information on this event, click here.

How to get there

Hawkes Bay A&P Showgrounds

Kenilworth Road