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Farmlands Horse of the Year Hall of Fame Gala Dinner Thursday 6.30pm  19th March 2015 link below


Farmlands Horse Of The Year Gala Dinner The annual Farmlands Horse of the Year Plus Four Gala Dinner is the shows most prestigious event. The dinner is open to any attendees and provides the chance to meet well known equestrian personalities. The dinner also promises a funfilled night of entertainment, fine dining, awards and a speech by one of equestrians elite members.

The hospitality package on offer showcases some of Hawke's Bays best food and wine. A three course main will be served by renowned catering company Orton Catering, complimented with a selection of beverages including options from popular wineries Clearview Estate and Trinity Hill.

One of New Zealand's top riders Jock Paget, who has been confirmed to attend the 2015 event will be a guest speaker, along with live entertainment from some of Hawke's Bay's talented musicians. A member induction into the Hall Of Fame and Horse of the Year show volunteer award will also be presented on the night.

Early bird tickets to the event are $135 per person up until the 30th of January, and will then be $149. The dinner is limited 300 for 2015 so be sure to not to miss out!



Farmlands Horse of the Year VIP Cross Country Package Saturday 21st March 2015 link below


Entertain special guests, colleagues, family or just treat yourself to one of our special VIP hospitality packages for the International Cross Country event. This area was a huge success in 2014 and is proving to be bigger and better than ever for the 2015 show.

Situated lakeside in amongst the iconic Waikoko Gardens and right in the heart of the International Cross Country track, you will be enjoying a close up view of each horse as it makes its way through the challenging course.

Tickets include an all inclusive beverage package that showcases many of Hawke's Bays top wineries such as Trinity Hill and Clearview Estate. An elegant buffet style lunch menu will also be included from one of the regions favourite catering companies, Orton Catering.

Live TV screens will be available for guests to continue to watch the riders make their way around the course, and all ticket holders will be entitled to VIP parking and a complimentary programme on arrival.

Earlybird tickets are $140 per person up unitl the 30th of January, then are $155 and are limited to 250 for the 2015 event. The area was a sellout last year so be sure to get in early!


This is the first time Horse of the Year have decided to host an onsite Official R18 After Party. We have locked in some of the hottest local and national acts for everyone to enjoy. The function has been designed so riders, friends, family members and the local public can come together and celebrate the final night of the 2015 Farmlands Horse of the Year Show. 

This event is sure to be an absolute hit with headline act JUPITER PROJECT who are New Zealand's hottest producer / DJ duo right now. Jupiter Project recently hit charting success with their latest single 'With You' and are ready to make an international statement with the release of their eagerly anticipated album. Jupiter Project, aren't new to the scene where they have played major international festivals such as Rhythm and Vines and also shared stages with the likes of Flume and Will.I.Am. The duo are also known as one of New Zealand's most prolific song-writers and have recently penned a number of top 10 hits. 

Supporting the boys is some amazing local talent - Big Sky a 5 piece band with some stunning vocals from Scarlet Eden and local signer song writer Eilish Rose who has recently blown up in the Hawke's Bay scene. 

Please note this is an R18 event
Early Bird tickets $20 - Door sales $25. 
This event will sell out so please ensure you buy your tickets before the night as not to miss out!

Link: http://www.ticketdirect.co.nz/event/details/122813/farmlands-horse-of-the-year-official-after-party