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

26 Jan 2015

Don't miss out on those early bird ticket prices to the Reunion Lunch, Hall of Fame Dinner or Corporate VIP Cross Country Day!

21 Jan 2015

Want to chat about the old days with mates at HOY? Then make sure you head to the Reunion Lunch where one lucky diner will receive the best VIP…

14 Jan 2015

Gerrit Beker is tasked with building the perfect courses for combinations competing in the Land Rover Premier Arena for the 2015 show …

7 Jan 2015

Wednesday night is market night at the 2015 Farmlands Horse of the Year Show . . . miss it and you miss out!

11 Dec 2014

There's no need to miss even a smidgen of the action at the 2015 Farmlands Horse of the Year Show thanks to live streaming from Equestrian Live NZ.