Event Information


Equestrian Registrations

Registrations have now closed, thank you.

See you at the show.

Full details on all class entries CLICK HERE

2021 Event Map




What are the ticket options and where can I buy them?
IYou can buy tickets via the BUY TICKETS link on our website or on the Gate each day.
Day passes are $29, a 3 day pass is $75 and a week pass is $89. VIP Members tickets are $250 and include daily entry, daily car park and access to VIP hospitality areas.
I'm a Hawke's Bay resident, do I get a discount on my ticket?
There are so many beenfits to living in Hawke’s Bay and one of those is having access to the 2-4-1 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 seperate tickets for functions within Land Rover Horse of the Year?
Yes, the following events require seperate tickets:
The Hall of Fame Dinner (details tbc January 2021)


What are the Car-Parking options?

Public Parking.
Access via Bennett Rd. 

Please note all car-parking is $5 per car, payable in cash on the day or in advance via the BUY TICKETS link on this website.

Is there Disability parking?
Yes there is. Please use the VIP / EXHIBITOR car park at the end of Kenilworth Road and follow directions.

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.


Information Kiosk
The Information kiosk is located behind the main grandstand. 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 located behind the main Grandstand.
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 Parents Room behind the main Grandstand that can be used for feeding and changing children.
Is there Wheelchair access?
Yes, the main Grandstand has ramps hwoever it is a stepper 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 avaialble 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.
Is 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 everythign in-between. For a full list of all the retailers click here