10 reasons to go to Horse of the Year Show

  1. HOYS 2018, the world’s most famous horse show, is taking place on 3-7th October 2018 and is held in the NEC in Birmingham
  2. This year, HOYS celebrates its 70th anniversary having started in 1949
  3. Charlotte Dujardin will ride in the Carl Hester MBE Dressage Masterclass
  4. A moment of silence will be held to remember young equestrian, Bradley John
  5. Martin Clunes is going to read ‘Ode to the Horse’ by Ronald Duncan
  6. Watch the showjumpers take on the famous Thistledown Puissance Wall
  7. Visit approximately 250 trade stands in the retail village for a shopping trip to remember
  8. Meet the horses in the Horse Zone and find out about different breeds and types
  9. See displays from The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment Musical Ride, Alizee Froment “L’Esprite Equestre” GB Vaulters “Show Time” and Musical Drive of the Heavy Horses
  10. Gala Evening Finale – The Power of Unity featuring over 30 young equestrians ages 10-25 will perform together singing, dancing and horse riding