Make a day of it and enjoy the fabulous VIP and Hospitality options on offer at

Land Rover Horse of the Year


2021 Hospitality & Event Packages

Watch this space to see what is on offer for 2022



ESNZ Hall of Fame Cocktail Party

Price $80 per person

The annual ESNZ Hall of Fame awards night will return for 2021. Come and support the Hall of Fame inductees. ESNZ Awards include Rider of the Year, Horse of the Year, Team of the Year, Volunteer Lifetime Award and Hall of Fame Award.

It will be an exciting night celebrating people who give so much to the sport, and what better way to show your support by coming along with canapes and live music by our amazing local beauty Lady Laris, starting at 6.30pm.

Ticket includes Canapes throughout the night, bubbles on arrival and a drink allocation.

Don’t forget to pack a dress as we are going SemiFormal


VIP Members Pass

Price $300 per person – full week hospitatily

Upgrade to a VIP experience.  A VIP Members pass included daily show entry &car-park, access to the Members Lounge throughout the week with a catered lunch on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and a ticket to the VIP Champions Day Lunch on Sunday offering premium viewing of the Premier Ring. Other benefits include reserved seating in the Waikoko Garden Bar on Saturday for close viewing of the Land Rover Burghley Cross-Country.



The NZ Sotheby’s International Realty

Cross-Country Experience 

Price $145 per person – SOLD OUT

Nothing beats the thrill of pounding horse hooves thundering around the Cross-Country course, so make sure you are in the thick of the excitement at the New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty Cross-Country Experience. Here, you will enjoy all the action in the comfort of the Members VIP Lounge whilst experiencing a degustation menu with a difference throughout the afternoon. The best of Hawke’s Bay’s local produce, prepared by Orton’s Tailored Cuisine, matched with a range of thirst-quenching beverages. 

Tickets will include show entry, food and beverage between 1pm and 4pm, VIP lounge entry, the best viewing experience and access to Cross-Country Jumps, plus the finish line Jump in the Premier Arena.


The Day of Champions Lunch

Price $135 per person

The Day of Champions day is not to be missed. The final day of Land Rover Horse of the Year attracts record crowds with excitement levels running at an all-time high as horse and rider put everything on the line for the Championship titles! Book your ticket to treat yourself to culinary delights as you enjoy the comfort of the Members VIP Lounge, perfectly positioned beside the Premier Ring to soak up all the breath-taking Show-Jumping action, starting with the final leg of the Eventing followed by Farmlands Pony of the Year and The Stirrups Olympic Cup.

Tickets will include show entry, food and beverage allocation 12.30 pm and 4.30pm, VIP lounge entry, the best sets in the hours of the Premier Arena.



The Mumm Champagne Bar

The Mumm Champagne Bar offers  indoor and outdoor seating and is perfectly positioned to watch all the word class action in both the Premier Arena and Dressage Oval at Land Rover Horse of the Year. Mumm champagne along with a wide selection of other refreshing drinks will be available. Open every day throughout the show. Cash and Eftpos available.


The Nation Bar

Stop in for a drink or a delicious pizza at The Nation Bar, New Zealand’s unique “transforming truck” bar, located adjacent to the Premier Ring. Grab a table inside or pull up a pew outside to bask in the sunshine. If you want a bird’s eye view of Land Rover Horse of the Year, head upstairs to the “Skydeck” cleverly positioned atop of the truck. A great range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available. Cash and Eftpos accepted. Open every day of the show.