Shopping at Horse of the Year Show

The UK's biggest indoor equestrian event with a shopping experience to match.

  • Over 12 hours a day of shopping heaven – Open from 9am each day until 15mins after the final evening interval.
  • Not just equestrian – Approx 250 trade stands, along with everything equestrian you will find arts, crafts, gourmet food, treats and more!
  • Shop with the stars - Rider signings will take place everyday and include stars of the equestrian world such as John Whitaker, Michael Whitaker, Tim Stockdale and Ben Maher.
  • Fabulous food – The perfect place to find delicious dishes to satisfy your hunger at any time of day.
  • Family fun - Get up close to the featured horses and ponies in our interactive area and learn more about them, don't forget to keep an eye out for our official mascot Harry HOYS wandering around the shops.
  • Saver Sunday – Put the shoping discount vouchers in your programme to good use on Sunday evening and save pounds on some fantastic buys.
  • Help is at hand – The Show Information Desk is situated in the retail village, so help is at hand whatever your query – just ask! 
  • Shopping only tickets – These allow visitors access to the Retail Village to shop at their leisure when they don’t have performance tickets. Available Wednesday - Friday only. 

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Opening Times

The Retail Village opens at 9am every day - Closing times will vary throughout the Show days.

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Bag Drop

For large bulky purchases, there will be a Bag Drop within the Show organised by The Horse Trust. Once an item is purchased it may be deposited at the Bag Drop for a small fee in exchange for a collection ticket.

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Pushchair Parks

Complimentary Pushchair Parks are provided while children are watching the Show from their seats. Pushchairs may not be stored in the seating block entrances. Locations will be advised upon entry to the Show. 

Rider Signings

Rider signings take place every day in the Retail Village (Hall 1 near the seating area) and will be announced during the day. Times are as follows (but are subject to change):

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  • Sunday:
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