17th - 22nd March 


Hastings, New Zealand


Tens of thousands of people can't be wrong. The NRM 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.

Come and be part of one of the biggest sporting events in the Southern Hemisphere – you won't regret it for a minute!

  • 2600 horses
  • 1800 riders
  • 28 arenas
  • 400 volunteers
  • 8,000 square metres of shopping
  • 84,000 Attendance

Latest Articles

19 Nov 2014

It's the 'must-do' event on everyone's calendar, but tickets sell fast for the Hall of Fame dinner - don't miss out on what promises to be another…

12 Nov 2014

It's the one crown everyone is chasing . . .

28 Oct 2014

There's a new layout in the arenas for the 2014 show.

20 Oct 2014

Expect plenty of trans-Tasman rivalry at the 2015 show.

14 Oct 2014

The 2015 Farmlands Horse of the Year Show is going to be a whole lot more secure thanks to some exciting changes.