Event Information

Covid 19 Information 

Q. Do I require a NZ Vaccine Pass to attend Land Rover Horse of the Year?

A: Yes you do. Land Rover Horse of the Year is operating within the NZ Covid Framework (aka traffic light system) and that means everyone attending the show will need to show a Vaccine Pass before they can enter the show. As per NZ Government guidelines, this does include all attendees aged 12 and over. We thank you in advance for your support.

 Click here for My Covid Record

Q. Can I attend if I have a Medical Exemption Pass?

A. Yes. If you hold an authorised a Covid-19 Vaccine Medical Exemption you can attend Land Rover Horse of the Year however you will need to produce this to Gate Officials before entering the show. Once verified, you can proceed to enjoy New Zealand’s largest equestrian event.

For further information Click Here

FAQs

Ticketing

What are the ticket options and where can I buy them?

You can buy tickets via the BUY TICKETS link on our website or on the Gate each day.

I'm a Hawke's Bay resident, do I get a discount on my ticket?
There are so many benefits to living in Hawke’s Bay, and one of those is having access to the 2-for-1 Ticket Offer to Residents. Napier and Hastings Ratepayers will receive their offer in the post in January, so keep an eye out!
Where can I go on a general admission tickets?

You can only access the public areas NOT into stabling/camping areas. These spaces are for competitors and support crew only.

Do I need to buy separate tickets for functions within Land Rover Horse of the Year?

Yes, have a look at our offering under ‘Whats On’ – Hospitality and Functions

Parking

is there parking at the event

There sure is.  Public parking access is off Bennet Road, Hastings.  Make sure to add this to your ticket package

$5 per day 

CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

 

mobility passes

Vehicles displaying a mobilty / disabilty pass can access the reserved parking located end of Kenilworth Road

Equestrian

How do i enter

All entries need to be done through evoevents.co.nz  CLICK HERE TO ENTER

 

can i camp on site

All comptitors and trade attendees can camp on site, this must be done through your entries.

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Food & Beverage

Can I bring a picnic to Land Rover Horse of the Year?
You sure can however we have plenty of fabulous foodies offering morning tea, lunch and snacks so we have got you well covered if you want to buy something onsite. Please note no alcohol is to be bought into the venue.
What is there to eat and drink at Land Rover Horse of the Year?
We have a whole range of hospitality options for you to choose from. Grab a drink from onsite bars: The Nation Bar or Mumms Champagne Bar or grab a soft drink from one of the many Vendors around the Grounds.VIP Member ticket holders can also buy food and drink from the Members VIP area and we have a dedicated Food Court area that anyone can purchase meals and snacks from.

General

Information Kiosk

The Information kiosk is part of the Equestrian Office which is in the Exhdition Hall. Please visit here for all your show information and assistance.

Lost and Found

We hope you don’t lose anything at the show but if you do find yourself with lost or found items please take them to the Information Kiosk..

What if I need First Aid assistance?
We have a First Aid stall located located at the Northern End of the Main Grandstand so please make your way there more medical situations.
Are there any EFTPOS facilities?
Yes, the majoroty of our stallholders accept Eft-Pos Transactions and we also have an ATM onsite for cash withdrawals ( located behind the Main Grandstand)
Are there Toilets and Parent Facilities?

Yes, there are plenty of toilets located throughout the grounds and there is also a Parent’s Room behind the main Grandstand that can be used for feeding and changing children.

Is there Wheelchair access?

Yes, the main Grandstand has ramps however it is a steeper incline as you get to the top so please bear that in mind. The terrain around the main area of the show is also relatively flat and well prepared. If you need further assistance please make your way to the Infomration Kiosk located behind the main Grandstand.

Is there an official programme book for Land Rover Horse of the Year?

Show Programmes will be available and will include all schedules and rider detail. They can be purchased from Ticket Direct Booths at the entrance, or at the Information Kiosk located behind the Main Grandstand.

ARE there Shopping opportunities at Land Rover Horse of the Year?
There sure is, in fact, there is so much shopping you might need an extra day to fit it all in! You can buy anything from a bed to a bridle and everything in-between. For a full list of all the retailers click here