17th - 22nd March 


Hastings, New Zealand


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

6 Mar 2015

Show hunter has plenty going on this year!

5 Mar 2015

Panicking about getting that morning coffee fix while at HOY? No need to, with the news that Bay Espresso will have 10 stands around the grounds.

4 Mar 2015

There is plenty going on out on the cross country course as John Nicholson and his helpers Chris Lever and Donna Harley crank things up in…

3 Mar 2015

Luke Dee won't be heading home from the US to defend his Norwood Gold Cup crown.

26 Feb 2015

Get ready for another cool new initiative at HOY . . . the R18 After Party.