Grandstand Media Ltd Online Ordering Terms and Conditions

1. These Online Ordering Terms and Conditions govern the online submission of an order form (“Order Form”) to us for hotels, hospitality, advertising or other services or products detailed on the Order Form (“Services”) through the www.hoys.co.uk website (“the Site”) by a visitor to the website (“you”). “We” are Grandstand Event Management, a company registered in England under number 2889798 with registered office at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ.. To the extent that there is any inconsistency between these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions and any other terms and conditions applicable to your Order Form, the provisions of these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions shall prevail. By agreeing to submit your Order Form, you agree to be legally bound by these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions.
2. When submitting an Order Form to us on the Site, you must follow the instructions on the Site as to how to make and amend the Order Form before you submit it to us.
3. Just before you submit your Order Form, you will be informed of the price you must pay including VAT, if applicable. Subject to clause 12 below, this is the total that you will pay for the items stipulated in the Order Form.
4. When you submit your Order Form through the Site, you shall pay for the items stipulated in the Order Form at the time of submitting your Order Form by supplying us with your payment card details from a payment card company acceptable to us, which we require in order to process your Order Form. We may obtain the money for payment before we have accepted your Order Form in accordance with clause 10 below. We shall not be bound to agree to your Order Form until the later of our acceptance under clause 10 below and our receipt of cleared funds in full from you.
5. You undertake that: (a) you are aged 18 or over; (b) all details you provide to us during submission of your Order Form are correct; (c) you have the full right to use the payment card used; and (d) there are sufficient funds or credit facilities to cover the cost of payment in full. We reserve the right to obtain validation of the payment card details before accepting your Order Form.
6. When you submit your Order Form, you agree to do so subject to these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions, together with the Site Terms of Use and Privacy Statement in force at the time of your submission.
7. Your submission of your Order Form remains valid as an offer until when we accept it or if earlier when we have become aware that you are withdrawing your offer contained in your Order Form before we have accepted it.
8. Following receipt of your Order Form, we may send to you a summary email, letter, fax or other communication in writing as an acknowledgement of receipt of your Order Form. An acknowledgement of your Order Form by us does not constitute our acceptance of your Order Form unless your Order Form is expressly accepted in accordance with clause 10 below.
9. We may in our absolute discretion refuse to accept any Order Form for any reason. If we refuse to accept your Order Form (or you withdraw your Order Form before we have accepted it under clause 10 below) after we have obtained payment from you in circumstances where we reasonably consider that you may have abused our process or you had no legitimate or reasonable right to submit your Order Form, we may deduct a reasonable fee to cover our charges and costs involved in processing your Order Form and return any balance to your payment card company. In all other circumstances where we refuse to accept your Order Form (or you withdraw your offer in your Order Form before we have accepted it under clause 10 below), we shall return to your payment card company in full the money that your payment card company paid to us.
10. We shall be deemed to have accepted your Order Form when we dispatch an email, letter, fax or other communication in writing that expressly states that we are accepting your Order Form. Unless expressly stating that we accept your Order Form, any other email, letter, fax or other communication in writing from us is purely for information purposes only and does not constitute our acceptance of your Order Form.
11. If you discover you have made a mistake with your order after you have submitted it to us, you must contact us at webmaster@hoys.co.uk immediately.
12. We will endeavour to ensure that all prices given to you before you submit your Order Form are accurate, but the prices will need to be validated by us before acceptance. If the price for the items covered by your Order Form changes before we have accepted it, we will contact you and ask you to confirm that you wish to proceed at the amended price. If you do not agree to proceed at the amended price, then you may withdraw your Order Form by informing us at any time before our acceptance in accordance with clause 10 and we shall return to your payment card company in full any money that your payment card company paid to us. We shall be deemed to have received that information only when a living person acting on our behalf has actual knowledge of your withdrawal.
13. We shall keep a record of your Order Form, these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions and all other applicable terms and conditions relevant to the Services you ordered until six years after we have accepted your Order Form. However, for your future reference, you are advised to print and keep a copy of your Order Form, these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions and all applicable terms and conditions.
14. We shall not be liable for any delay, hindrance to us or failure to deliver or provide the Services due to any circumstances outside our reasonable control including but not limited to Acts of God, actions of third parties (including hackers, suppliers, governments or supra-national authorities), war, hostilities, warlike operations, riot, civil commotion, insurrection, national emergencies, terrorism, piracy, arrests, restraints or detainments of any competent authority, strikes or combinations or lock-out of workmen, epidemic, fire, explosion, storm, flood, drought, earthquake, natural disaster, accident, mechanical breakdown, failure or problems with public utility supplies (including without limitation electrical, telecoms or general Internet failure), shortage of or inability to obtain materials, supplies, equipment, accommodation, transportation or people.
15. No failure or delay by either you or us in exercising any right shall operate as a waiver of such right or extend to or affect any other or subsequent event or impair any rights or remedies in respect of it or in any way modify or diminish your or our rights.
16. If any provision in these Online Ordering Terms and Conditions shall become or shall be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall in no way affect any other provision, all of which shall remain in full force and effect, so long as the Online Ordering Terms and Conditions shall be capable of continuing in effect without the unenforceable provision.
17. We have endeavoured to ensure that our supply of the Services complies with English laws. However, we make no representations and give no warranties that the Services are appropriate or available for use by people in locations outside of the United Kingdom. Anyone who orders Services from the Site does so on their own initiative and is responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If ordering Services from the Site is contrary to or infringes any applicable law in your jurisdiction, you should not make the order.
18. The contract relating to your Order Form shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts. You irrevocably agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or matter brought by you in relation to that contract. We shall also have the right to bring a claim against you in the jurisdiction in which you are based and any other court of competent jurisdiction. All dealings, correspondence and contacts between us shall be made or conducted in the English language

Grandstand Media Ltd Privacy Statement for hoys.co.uk Website

About Us
Grandstand Media Ltd, a company registered in England under number 2889798 with registered office at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. (“we” or “us”) is the organiser of the Horse of the Year Show under licence from the British Show Jumping Association. We operate the website at www.hoys.co.uk (“the Site”).

In this Privacy Statement: references to “you” means any person submitting any data to us or this Site about himself or herself or about any other living individual in respect of any use of the Site; and the “Horse of the Year Show” means the show under that name which we run periodically.

When you use different aspects of the Site, we may ask you to supply us with various information about you, your property or anyone who you represent. This Privacy Statement sets out the way in which we may use such information.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about the way in which we use your personal information or if any of your personal information changes, please write to us at the above address or email us atwebmaster@hoys.co.uk.

Your privacy is very important to you and us. We shall therefore only use your name and other information which relates to you in the manner set out in this Privacy Statement. We will only use your personal information in a way that is fair to you. We will only collect information where it is necessary for us to do so and we will only collect information if it is relevant to our dealings with you.

We will only keep your information for as long as we are either required to by law, or as is relevant for the purposes for which it was collected.

Data that we collect
We may collect various information, including but not limited to some or all of the following: your and your party’s names, gender, e-mail addresses, postal addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers, dates of birth, vehicle registration details, dietary requirements, property details and descriptions, payment card details and whether you are a smoker. We need the information in order to allow you to go ahead with your use of a particular part of the Site, enter a competition, take part in a discussion forum, order services or products or ringtones from or through us, obtain material from us, upload material onto the Site, and advertise. In addition, we use that information to decide whether to go ahead with your desired use of the Site, to process your entries and orders and provide and plan and manage Horse of the Year Show and the Site, to collect payment from you, to enable you to subsequently use parts of the Site, to detect any fraud or Site abuse, to send you information relevant to the Horse of the Year Show (including ticketing, hospitality, accommodation and merchandising), in case there is any servicing required and in case we have any queries.

If you take part in a competition, we may publish certain information (by any means an in any media) about the winner, including on publicly available websites such as at the Site, for example name, general locality of your address (for example county), results and prize.

If you order hospitality or accommodation through the Site, we may pass on the information you supply to the hospitality or accommodation provider.

If you are an advertiser, sponsor or trade stand holder, we may publish on the Site certain information that you provide to us, and we may also publish that material in our other promotional and marketing material.

We may also use the information you give to us to send products, services, ringtones and tickets which you order and any prizes that you have won.

By publishing your data on our websites or our promotional and marketing material, this information may be accessible internationally including in countries outside the European Economic Area. Some places outside of the EEA may not have adequate data protection laws at all or may offer differing levels of protection of personal information which are not as high as in the UK. By submitting your data to us, you acknowledge that provided we have used your data in the ways set out in this Privacy Statement, we cannot be held responsible for any use of your data by third parties who receive and process your data.

We may further collect or allocate to you and you may change a username and password to use restricted parts of the Site. We use that to enable you or anyone you represent or who represents you to access your restricted parts on the Site.

You must only submit to us or the Site information which is accurate and not misleading and you must keep it up to date and inform us of changes. By submitting data in respect of everyone who you represent, you must ensure that you have full authority and consent to supply us with that data on their behalf and you warrant to us that you have that authority.

Other uses of your personal information
We may also send you or the people you represent other information about us, the Site, our other websites, our products, sales promotions, our services, our further events, our newsletters, anything relating to other companies in our group or our business partners related to our events or anything in which you or your party show an interest. If you would prefer not to receive any of this additional information as detailed in this paragraph (or any part of it) please send us an appropriate e-mail to webmaster@hoys.co.uk or write to us at the above address specifying which information you do not wish to receive. Within 7 working days of receipt of your instruction we will cease to send you information as requested. If your instruction is unclear we will cease to send you all information referred to in this paragraph.

Third Parties and Links
We may pass your details to other companies in our group. We may also pass your details to our agents and subcontractors to help us with any of our uses of your data set out in our Privacy Statement. For example, we may use third parties to assist us with providing the administration for running the Horse of the Year Show to enable us to collect payments from you, to analyse data and to provide us with marketing or customer service assistance.

We may exchange information with third parties for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We may transfer our databases containing your personal information if we sell our business or part of it.

We may also disclose your details as described elsewhere in this Privacy Statement.

Other than as set out in this Privacy Statement, we shall NOT sell or disclose your personal data to third parties without obtaining your prior consent unless this is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement or unless we are required to do so by law.

The Site may contain advertising of third parties, dedicated pages operated by third parties and links to other sites or frames of other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those third parties or other sites, nor for any third party to whom we transfer your data in accordance with our Privacy Statement.

Security
We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to or accidental loss of or destruction or damage to your information.

We store your personal details on a secure server. We use firewalls on our servers.

We reveal only the last four digits of your credit or debit card numbers when confirming an order to you, but of course we transmit the entire card number to the appropriate card company for collecting payment.

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of your information. Our security procedures mean that we may occasionally request proof of identity before we disclose personal information to you.

You are responsible for protecting against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer.

Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Changes
Any material changes to the way in which we use your data will be described in future versions of this Privacy Statement. Each time you enter the Site, change your data,  take part in a discussion forum, order services or products or ringtones from or through us, obtain material from us, upload material onto the Site or advertise, you agree that the Privacy Statement current at that time shall apply to all information which we hold about you.

Consent
By submitting data to us and using the Site, you consent to our use of your data and anyone who you represent in the manner set out in this Privacy Statement (as amended) and you are responsible for ensuring that you have authority to consent on their behalf.

Additional Terms and Conditions Regarding Hotel Room Purchases

In relation to these additional terms and conditions, who is Grandstand Media Limited;

Grandstand Media Limited registered in England no. 2889798 at the registered office Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ, contact 02476 858205.

Given the nature of this booking there is no right of cancellation under the (information, cancellation and additional charges) regulations 2013. However it may be possible to amend the booking at the discretion of Grandstand.

We would recommend that you consider taking insurance to cover the purchase and any unforeseen cancellation eventualities.

If you wish to modify your booking please contact the Grandstand Commercial Department on 02476 858205

All hotel rates are Bed and Breakfast, therefore breakfast is included with all bookings.

Check in and check out times are specific to the hotel and specified on the confirmation for the booking.

Parking is not guaranteed nor included with this booking and will be payable directly to the hotel unless specified otherwise.

On departure, guests must vacate their rooms and check-out no later than the time specified for the specific hotel. Failure to do so will entitle the hotel to charge for an additional night at their standard rate.

Price lists for additional items, such as restaurant meals and room service, are on display at relevant locations in the hotel and available on request.  All guests are liable for any room services, no additions are included as part of the bed & breakfast rate.  All guest bills must be settled on check out.

In the event of non-arrival for the stay, no refunds will be applicable and 100% of the cost still applies.

The hotel reserves the right to refuse a guest entry and accommodation if, on arrival, management reasonably considers that the guest is under the influence of drink or drugs, is unsuitably dressed or is behaving in a threatening, abusive or otherwise unacceptable manner.

The hotel reserves the right to require a guest to leave if he/she is causing a disturbance, annoying other guests or hotel staff or is behaving in an unacceptable manner.

Guests shall not carry out any electrical or other works at the hotel, including implication and lighting.

Guests shall not bring any dangerous or hazardous items into the hotel and remove any items promptly when requested by the hotel.  In addition, guests shall not affix any material to any kind of floors, walls or ceilings.

Guests shall comply with all reasonable rules and procedures in effect at the hotel, including but not limited to health and safety and security procedures and statutory requirements as to registration.

Guests shall not bring their own food or drink into the hotel for consumption at the hotel.

Children under the age of 14 must be supervised by an adult guest at all times.

Pets/animals are not permitted into the hotel unless otherwise stated.

For the Hilton Birmingham Metropole domestic pets may be kept in the guest’s room (but are not allowed in other areas) provided they are kept strictly under control and provided that they are clean, free from disease and not dangerous.

The hotel has a central safe for use by guests. It is strongly recommended that guests do not leave valuables in their room. Guests will be issued with a receipt for any valuables kept in the central safe.

Whilst all reasonable efforts have been taken by us to ensure that Bookings made under this Agreement are able to proceed, we reserve the right to relocate any Booking to another hotel of similar size and standard in the locality. In making this booking you acknowledge that we and the hotel accept no liability for any loss or damage suffered by or caused to you in consequence of your relocation.

We shall not be liable for any failure or delay by the hotel in performing any of its obligations under this Agreement including (without limitation) war or threat of war, civil or political action or disturbance, riot, natural disaster, fire, epidemic, bad weather, terrorist activity (threatened or actual), military activity, governmental or regulatory action, industrial dispute, act of God, failure of power or machinery, failure of or interruption in externally provided services and utilities, and all similar events outside the hotel’s control.

Guests will be liable for any loss, damage or personal injury they may cause at the hotel.

Additional Terms and Conditions Regarding Speciality Ticket Purchases; including Season Tickets, M&M and Champions Bar tickets

Additional Terms and Conditions Regarding Speciality Ticket Purchases; including Season Tickets, M&M and Champions Bar tickets

In relation to these additional terms and conditions, who is Grandstand Media Limited;

Grandstand Media Limited registered in England no. 2889798 at the registered office Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ, contact 02477 712110

Given the nature of these bookings there is no right of cancellation under the (information, cancellation and additional charges) regulations 2013. However it may be possible to amend the booking at the discretion of Grandstand.

We would recommend that you consider taking insurance to cover the purchase and any unforeseen cancellation eventualities.

Hospitality

You may change performances subject to availability and paying in advance any difference in price between the original purchase and the value of the new booking. Any change to your booking will incur a £15 administration fee per ticket, this may be waived should the change in value be greater than the £15.00 administration fee.

This booking is also subject to the terms and conditions of the National Exhibition Centre found here

We reserve the right to refuse admission to Horse of the Year Show to any person or to withdraw permission at any time to remain on the grounds, and shall not be required to give any reason for such action.

The allocation of seating in the hospitality area is made strictly at our discretion.

All tickets, Speciality Ticket Purchases; including Season Tickets, M&M and Champions Bar tickets and Hospitality

All tickets cannot be refunded unless an event is cancelled or rescheduled, therefore you need to check the details of the performance before booking and let us know upon receipt of the booking confirmation of any error.

Grandstand Media Ltd is not liable for lost, destroyed or stolen tickets and cannot guarantee to replace them. This applies to all tickets and accreditation: Sponsors Badges, Hospitality Tickets, Season Tickets, M&M tickets, Champions’ Bar Tickets and special packages.

All accreditation, including season ticket badges, are for exclusive use of one person. Tickets are not transferable and their resale for profit or commercial gain (except by us or our authorised sub-agents) or use in promotions or packages without the express permission of the organiser is prohibited and may render them void.

Please check details such as timings and car park charges with the venue before travelling, as these may be subject to late changes.

You must produce a valid ticket to attend the event and removing parts of, defacing or otherwise altering your ticket may render it void.

If you experience any problems with your seating or enjoyment prior to or during the event, please inform Grandstand staff immediately as issues cannot always be resolved after the event.

There is no use of cameras, video or sound recording equipment without express permission in writing by Grandstand Media and any unauthorised use of such items may be confiscated.

By attending the event you consent to being filmed / recorded as part of the audience for security and broadcast, without payment.

Please see The Ticket Factory terms and conditions here and the terms and conditions of the National Exhibition Centre found here for further venue policies regarding the event.

Please see ticket factory terms and conditions for further venue policies regarding the event here.

Site Terms of Use (“Site Terms”)

Access to this Site and Changes
1. Access to and use of the www.hoys.co.uk website (“this Site”) is provided by us subject to these Site Terms. “We” are Grandstand Event Management, a company registered in England under number 2889798 with registered office at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ..
2. Your use of any part of this Site constitutes your acceptance of these Site Terms which takes effect on the date on which you first use this Site. If you do not agree with these Site Terms, you should cease using this Site immediately.
3. We reserve the right to change these Site Terms at any time without notice to you by posting changes online. You are responsible for regularly reviewing information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Your continued use of this Site after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the amended Site Terms.
4. We may also include additional rules and requirements for using parts of this Site (for example competition rules). You are responsible for reviewing all information on this Site in relation to your particular use of this Site and complying with any applicable rules or requirements.
5. You are responsible for bringing these Site Terms to the attention of all persons accessing this Site through your Internet connection.
6. You must not interfere with another person’s use of this Site or otherwise act in a way that negatively affects another person’s use of this Site.
7. You are responsible for checking the contents of this Site and restricting its access to minors under your control.
8. You shall not use this Site or upload any material to this site in any way which in any respect:
1. Is in breach of any law, statute, regulation, byelaw or code of practice of any applicable jurisdiction;
2. Is fraudulent, criminal or unlawful;
3. Is inaccurate or out-of-date;
4. May be obscene, indecent, pornographic, vulgar, profane, racist, sexist, discriminatory, offensive, derogatory, harmful, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, malicious, abusive, hateful, menacing, defamatory, untrue or political;
5. Impersonates any other person or body or misrepresents a relationship with any person or body;
6. May infringe or breach the copyright or any intellectual property rights or privacy or other rights of us or any third party;
7. May be contrary to our interests;
8. Is contrary to any specific rule or requirement that we stipulate on this Site in relation to a particular part of this Site or this Site generally; or
9. Involves your use, delivery or transmission of any viruses, unsolicited e-mails, trojan horses, trap doors, back doors, easter eggs, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
9. You hereby grant to us an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, assignable, sub-licensable licence to use any material which you submit to us or this Site for the purpose of use on this Site or for generally marketing (by any means and in any media) this Site or the Brtitish Open Show Jumping Championships or our products or services generally. You agree that you waive your moral rights to be identified as the author and we may modify your submission.
10. We do not undertake to monitor any comments made by users on this Site, but we reserve the right in our absolute discretion to omit, remove, suspend or edit any material, information or data that you or any user transmits, posts or sends to us or this Site.
11. The views and comments on contributions to this Site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of us or any of our officers or employees. We will not be responsible or liable for any material, information or data supplied by you or other users to this Site.
12. You agree to comply at all times with any instructions for use of this Site which we make from time to time.
13. You shall fully and promptly indemnify us against all damages, proceedings, claims, demands, liabilities, losses, charges, costs and expenses which we may suffer or incur as a result (direct or indirect) of any breach by you of any obligation on you under these Site Terms.Availability of This Site, Security and Accuracy
14. Whilst we endeavour to make this Site available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable if for any reason this Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. We make no warranty that your access to this Site will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free. Due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed. In addition, we may occasionally need to carry out repairs, maintenance or introduce new facilities and functions.
15. Access to this Site may be suspended or withdrawn to or from you personally or all users temporarily or permanently at any time and without notice. We may also impose restrictions on the length and manner of usage of any part of this Site for any reason. If we impose restrictions on you personally, you must not attempt to use this Site under any other name or user.
16. We do not warrant that this Site will be compatible with all hardware and software which you may use. Although we may put in place security measures for your protection, we shall not be liable for damage to, or viruses or other code that may affect, any computer equipment, software, data or other property as a result of your access to or use of this Site or your obtaining any material from, or as a result of using, this Site. We shall also not be liable for the actions of third parties in breaching any security measures.
17. We may change or update this Site and anything described in it without notice to you.
18. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that information and materials on this Site (including without limitation details about our products and services) are correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given that they are complete, accurate or up-to-date and we do not accept any liability for any errors or omissions. If you place orders through or as a result of using this Site, you are responsible for ensuring that your orders contain all necessary and accurate information.
19. The contents of this Site are intended for convenience only. Nothing on this Site shall constitute advice specific to your circumstances or a recommendation. We do not suggest that any product or service mentioned on this Site is either available to you or complies with laws outside of England and Wales.
Supply of products or services on this Site
20. Our supplies of our products and services referred to on this Site shall be governed by our terms and conditions applicable to the sale or supply of those products and services. A copy of our terms and conditions are on this Site or available to you upon request by contacting us by e-mail, telephone, fax or post at the contact details set out at the end of these Site Terms.
21. Any supplies of products or services by any third parties referred to on this Site (for example, the ticket office or sellers of property) shall be governed by those third parties’ own terms and conditions applicable to the sale or supply of those products and services. We are not responsible for the acts or omissions of any third parties and it is your responsibility to deal directly with the third party from whom you buy products or services in the event of you having any claims or issues.
Our liability to you
22. WE DO NOT EXCLUDE OR LIMIT OUR LIABILITY FOR DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAUSED BY OUR NEGLIGENCE OR FOR OUR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION.
23. TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE BY LAW, IN ALL CASES OTHER THAN IN RESPECT OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES THAT WE SUPPLY FOR A FEE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION AND LOSS OF PROFITS) ARISING FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THIS SITE, OR ANY MATERIAL CONTAINED IN IT OR ACCESSIBLE FROM IT, OR FROM ANY ACTION OR DECISION TAKEN AS A RESULT OF USING THIS SITE OR ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
Trade Marks
24. Horse of the Year Show name and logo and all other brands, names, logos, marks and slogans on this Site are the trade marks or service marks of us or our licensors.
Third Party Websites and Pages and Content
25. This Site may contain links to other websites (for example, those of the ticket office, sponsors or marketing partners). Although we have sought to carefully select any site to which a link from this Site exists, we have no control over and accept no responsibility for the content of such linked sites. The links are provided “as is” with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within such sites.
26. This Site may also contain content and/or dedicated pages provided by third parties (for example trade stand holders’ and advertisers). Although we have sought to carefully select any third party providing those pages, we have no control over and accept no responsibility for the content of such pages, which is uploaded directly by those third parties. Those dedicated pages are the responsibility of the people providing those pages. We make no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within those pages.
27. In addition, this Site may contain advertising content provided by third parties. We have no control over and accept no responsibility for that content. Those adverts are the responsibility of the advertisers. We make no warranty, express or implied, for the information or content within those adverts.
28. You must not without our permission frame any of this Site onto your own or another person’s website.
29. We hereby grant to you a revocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free right to provide a link from your website to the home page of this Site, provided that you do so in a fair and legal way without damaging our reputation or taking advantage of it. In particular:
1. You shall not make any warranties or representations about us or our affiliates or our products, services or policies except with our prior express authorisation;
2. You shall not say anything that is false, misleading, derogatory or offensive about us or our affiliates or our products, services or policies; and
3. You shall not suggest expressly or impliedly that we have endorsed your site or are associated with it where this is not the case.
Use of User Names and Passwords
30. You may need to use a user name and password for your access to, or enabling you to access, restricted areas of this Site, in which case this section of the Site Terms applies to you.
31. You must at all times keep your user name and password strictly confidential and secure.
32. You must not choose a password which can be readily guessed.
33. You must not disclose or allow others to have access to your user names or passwords without our prior permission, unless you are the authorised user or the authorised employee acting on behalf of the authorised user.
34. If you think you may have lost or allowed a third party to see or use your user names or passwords, you must inform us immediately.
35. You shall be responsible for all use of this Site made under your user names.
36. We may require that your user names or passwords are changed from time to time.
Copyright notice and Privacy Statement
37. You agree to be bound by the Copyright Notice and Privacy Statement currently in force.
Severability
38. If any of these terms should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted and the remaining Site Terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
Contacting us
39. If you want to contact us for any reason, please contact us by e-mail at webmaster@hoys.co.uk, by telephone at 01582 711411, by fax at 01582 469 832 or by post at the address above.
English law and jurisdiction
40. These Site Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. You submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts. You irrevocably agree that the English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim or matter brought by you in relation to these Site Terms. We shall also have the right to bring a claim against you in the jurisdiction in which you are based and any other court of competent jurisdiction.
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HOYS Awards Terms & Conditions

  1. Details of parties involved

1.1 Promoter details: The promoter of these awards is Grandstand Media Ltd (“GRANDSTAND”) a company registered in England with the company registration number 288 9798 with a registered office at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. GRANDSTAND is the organiser of Horse of the Year Show (“HOYS”).

1.2 Eligible participants: All horses and ponies entering all HOYS showing qualifiers, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses (Leading Sire and Leading Breeder), Miniature Horses (HOYS Showing Wild Card), Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand animals, will be eligible for the awards and are hereafter referred to as “HORSES” and “PONIES”. Sires of HORSES and PONIES competing in HOYS qualifiers will hereafter be referred to as “SIRES” and breeders of HORSES and PONIES competing in HOYS qualifiers will hereafter be referred to as “BREEDERS”.

1.3 Sponsors: Awards for the most consistent horse/pony in any section/category will be sponsored by the Horse Health brand LeMieux (“LEMIEUX”) and the series named the LeMieux La Liga Awards.  The Leading Breeder Awards and The Leading Sire Awards will be sponsored by Richard and Lisha Leeman of the Kellythorpe Stud (“KELLYTHORPES”) and named Kellythorpes Leading Breeder Award and Kellythorpes Leading Sire Award respectively.

1.4 Data collection system: Data used to determine the award winners will be collected and recorded using the Grandstand Entries Show System (“GSS”).

  1. Conditions of entry

2.1 These awards are open to all HORSES and PONIES entering HOYS showing qualifiers, their SIRES and their BREEDERS, excluding Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses (Leading Sire and Leading Breeder), Miniature Horses (HOYS Showing Wild card) Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entries. Information on the qualifier placings of all entered animals will be recorded for these awards.

2.2 It is the responsibility of HORSE and PONY owners/exhibitors to ensure their animals and their details are correctly registered and recorded on the GSS.

2.3 By accepting any of these awards, the owner, exhibitor and breeder of any winning animal or any winning animals’ sire agree to be involved in any present or future promotion of these awards or any marketing activity relating to them, including, but not limited to the activity of GRANDSTAND, HOYS, LEMIEUX, and KELLYTHORPES.

2.4 Please refer to each award section below for terms and conditions specific to each award.

  1. LeMieux La Liga (Consistent Horse and Pony)

3.1 Animals entered in HOYS qualifiers for the following sections/classes only will be eligible for the LeMieux La Liga awards:

  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/ Dales
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/ Shetland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D
  • Miniature Horse of the Year
  • Brineton/Kare Plus Mountain & Moorland First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • Colne Mountain & Moorland Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year
  • Brereton Small Hack of the Year
  • David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 122cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland Exc. 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year
  • Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr & Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year
  • 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • 158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • Small Show Hunter of the Year
  • The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year
  • Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year
  • British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year
  • Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)
  • Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

3.2 Scoring system and league table: HORSE and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections listed in Terms & Conditions 3.1 will be awarded points as follows:

Placing  Points

1st          5

2nd        4

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

3.2.1 Points will not be given to placings lower than fifth.

3.2.2 In the event of there being less than five placings in a class, points will not be given to other animals competing in the class, animals who have withdrawn from the class or animals who have been eliminated.

3.2.3 Points cannot be refused and/or moved down the line.

3.3 For Horse of the Year Show qualifying places that are decided as a result of a Championship, all HORSES and PONIES eligible for that Championship will be awarded points as follows:

Placing  Points

Champion           5

Reserve Champion          4

Championship animals not placed Champion or Reserve Champion
Equal share of remaining six points

3.3.1 All animals eligible for the Championship not placed Champion or Reserve Champion will be awarded an equal share of the remaining six points on offer, up to a maximum of three points per HORSE or PONY.  For example in the Cuddy Working Hunter qualifier where there is a Lightweight and Heavyweight section followed by a Championship where four animals are eligible for the Championship; the Champion will be awarded 5 points, the Reserve Champion 4 points and the other two animals will both be awarded three points.

3.3.2 In the event of there being less than five animals in the Championship, points will not be given to other animals competing in the class, animals who have withdrawn from the class or animals who have been eliminated.

3.3.3 When the remaining HORSES and PONIES receive points in the Championship each HORSE and PONY will be restricted to a maximum of 3 points.

3.3.4 Points cannot be refused and/or moved down the line.

3.4 Each of the sections/classes will have its own league table. Points for each animal will be added together to give a total amount for the season. The animal with the greatest number of points will be deemed the winner of that class/sections most consistent HORSE/PONY award. Only one award will be given per class/section in any one year.

3.4 Each winner will receive one LeMieux saddle cloth or a suitable alternative to be allocated by LEMIUEX, the saddle cloth size is allocated by GRANDSTAND and/or LEMIEUX and is not exchangeable, and a winners certificate. These prizes are to be collected from LEMIUEX on the Houghton Country/Horse Direct stand at HOYS in the year they are awarded and are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes.

 

  1. HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW SHOWING WILD CARD

4.1 Animals entered in HOYS qualifiers for the following sections/classes only will be eligible for the Horse of the Year Show Showing Wild Card:

  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/ Dales
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/ Shetland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D
  • Miniature Horse of the Year
  • Brineton/Kare Plus Mountain & Moorland First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • Colne Mountain & Moorland Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year
  • Brereton Small Hack of the Year
  • David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 122cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland Exc. 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year
  • Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr & Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year
  • 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • 158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • Small Show Hunter of the Year
  • The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year
  • Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year
  • British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year
  • Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)
  • Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

4.2 Scoring system and league table: Animals will receive points in accordance with the LeMieux La Liga (Consistent Horse and Pony) scoring 3.2 to 3.3.4 inclusive.

4.2.1 The top five points for each animal will be totalled to give an amount for the season.  The eligible HORSE and the eligible PONY with the greatest number of points from the top five placings, which has not already for HOYS, will be deemed the HOYS Wild Card Horse and the HOYS Wild Card Pony winner.

4.2.2 Only animals that have not already qualified for HOYS in the current year in any HOYS class will be eligible for the HOYS Showing Wild Card.

4.2.3 Each HOYS Showing Wild Card winner will be able to enter HOYS in the same manner as any other competitor, and with the same entitlements.

4.2.4 Each HOYS Showing Wild Card winner will only be entitled to enter the class in which they gained the Wild Car place and they must be eligible in accordance with the Horse of the Year Show rulebook 2017.

4.2.4 In the event of a tie on points and placings for the HOYS Showing Wild Card there will be a live draw to decided which horse/pony is to be awarded the HOYS Showing Wild Card.

4.2.5 The HOYS Showing Wild Card is not transferrable and there is no cash alternative.

4.2.6 HOYS Showing Wild Cards are awarded at the discretion of GRANDSTAND.

 

  1. KELLYTHORPES LEADING BREEDER AWARDS

5.1 The breeders of animals entered in all HOYS qualifiers are eligible for the Kellythorpes Leading Breeder Awards, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses, Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entrants.

5.2 Awards will be given for the top breeder of each the 12 British native breeds, plus hunters, show horses, coloureds, hunter ponies, show ponies, Arabs and Miniatures as detailed below:

  • Hunter
  • Show Horse
  • Coloureds
  • Hunter Ponies
  • Show Ponies
  • Welsh A
  • Welsh B
  • Welsh C
  • Welsh D
  • Connemara
  • New Forest
  • Dales
  • Fell
  • Highland
  • Exmoor
  • Dartmoor
  • Shetland
  • Arab
  • Miniature

5.3 Scoring system and league table: BREEDERS will accrue points based on the results in HOYS qualifiers of HORSES and PONIES they have bred. Points will be given to HORSES and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections detailed in Terms & Conditions 5.3.1 will be awarded as follows:

Placing  Points

1st          10

2nd        5

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

5.3.1 Points will be allocated to each of the 19 categories detailed in 5.2 from the qualifiers detailed below:

The classes giving points to each of the sections are as follows:

  • Hunters

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd.  Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd.  Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year

Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year

Small Show Hunter of the Year

  • Show Horses

Brereton Small Hack of the Year

David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year

The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year

The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year

Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year

Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year

The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year

Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year

  • Hunter Ponies

Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year

The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year

  • Show Ponies

153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year

The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year

Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year

  • Coloureds

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

  • Welsh Section A

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section B

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section C

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section D

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Connemara

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Exmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Exmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dartmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Shetland

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Arabs

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Gelding

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Stallion

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Mare

  • Miniatures

Miniature Stallion of the Year

Miniature Mare/Gelding of the Year

Miniature Youngstock of the Year

5.3.2 These points will then be placed into a league table for each of the categories detailed.

5.3.3 Points will be tabulated against breeders’ names and or prefixes, so a breeder may have more than one animal contributing towards their total points accumulation.

5.3.4 Points awarded at HOYS qualifiers will be awarded for placings in that qualifier only. Points will not be awarded based on the highest placed breeder of a particular breed or type in any section.

5.4 The winner of each of the 19 awards will be the breeder who has accrued the most points in each category after all qualifiers have been completed in any one year.

5.5 There will be an award for the overall leading breeder, which will be the breeder who has accrued the greatest number of points across all HOYS ridden, excluding the British Ridden Heavy Horse, and the Miniature In-Hand qualifiers detailed in 5.2. This means that the overall breeder may or may not be the same as one of the 19 category winners.

5.5.1 It is the responsibility of breeders to advise GRANDSTAND by email (awards@grandstand.co.uk) if they use/have registered more than one prefix. GRANDSTAND will not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies in calculating the overall leading breeder title where this information has not been received and acknowledged.

5.6 The top breeder from each of the 19 sections detailed in 5.2, plus one guest each, will be invited to a reception held at HOYS on Thursday, 5th October 2017. The winners will receive prizes and certificates at this reception. If any winner or runner-up is not able to attend, they may appoint a representative. This representative must be made known to GRANDSTAND by 3rd October 2017.

5.6.1 The overall leading breeder plus one guest will be invited to HOYS on Friday 6th October 2017 and will be presented with their award during the evening.

5.6.2 All KELLYTHORPES LEADING BREEDER AWARD prizes and rewards are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes or rewards.

  1. KELLTHORPES LEADING SIRE AWARDS

6.1 The sires of animals entered in all HOYS qualifiers are eligible for the Leading Sire Awards, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses, Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entrants.

6.2 Awards will be given for the top sire of each the 12 British native breeds, plus hunters, show horses, coloureds, hunter ponies, show ponies, Arabs and Miniatures as detailed below:

  • Hunter
  • Show Horse
  • Coloureds
  • Hunter Pony
  • Show Pony
  • Welsh A
  • Welsh B
  • Welsh C
  • Welsh D
  • Connemara
  • New Forest
  • Dales
  • Fell
  • Highland
  • Exmoor
  • Dartmoor
  • Shetland
  • Arabs
  • Miniatures

6.3 Scoring system and league table: SIRES will accrue points based on the results in HOYS qualifiers of HORSES and PONIES they have sired. Points will be given to HORSES and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections detailed in Terms & Conditions 6.3.1 will be awarded as follows

Placing  Points

1st          10

2nd        5

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

 

6.3.1 Points will be allocated to each of the 19 categories detailed in 6.2 from the qualifiers detailed below:

The classes giving points to each of the sections are as follows.

  • Hunters

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year

Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year

Small Show Hunter of the Year

  • Show Horses

Brereton Small Hack of the Year

David Stennett Ltd.Large Hack of the Year

The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year

The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year

Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year

Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year

The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year

Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year

  • Hunter Ponies

Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year

The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year

  • Show Ponies

153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year

The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year

  • Coloureds

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

  • Welsh Section A

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section B

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section C

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section D

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Connemara

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Exmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Exmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dartmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Shetland

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Arabs

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Gelding

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Stallion

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Mare

  • Miniatures

Miniature Stallion of the Year

Miniature Mare/Gelding of the Year

Miniature Youngstock of the Year

6.3.2 These points will then be placed into a league table for each of the categories detailed in 6.2. Points will put into each league table relevant to the breed or type the SIRE has sired.

6.3.3 Points will be tabulated against sires’ names, so a sire may have more than one animal contributing towards their total points accumulation.

6.3.4 Points awarded at HOYS qualifiers will be awarded for placings in that qualifier only. Points will not be awarded based on the highest placed sire of a particular breed or type in any section.

6.4 The winner of each of the 19 awards will be the sire who has accrued the most points after all qualifiers have been completed in any one year.

6.5 The owner of each of the 19 winning sires will be presented with a certificate of their achievement.

6.6 The leading sire from each of the 19 sections detailed in 6.2, plus one guest each, will be invited to a reception held at HOYS on Thursday, 5th October 2017. The winners will receive prizes and certificates at this reception. If any winner or runner-up is not able to attend, they may appoint a representative. This representative must be made known to GRANDSTAND by 3rd October 2017.

6.7 All KELLYTHORPES LEADING SIRE AWARDS prizes and rewards are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes or rewards.

  1. League table disclosure

7.1 GRANDSTAND shall not publish the final league tables until after the collection of data from all HOYS qualifying competitions has been completed.

7.2 GRANDSTAND shall not publish points for any of the Awards.

  1. General Conditions

8.1 All competitors, animals, exhibitors, owners and breeders must abide by the rules of HOYS qualifiers

8.2 GRANDSTAND will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, injury or death incurred by any parties involved in these awards, their presentation or promotion.

8.3 GRANDSTAND will not be held responsible and shall not be liable for any problems related to computer systems, equipment or online systems. This includes, but is not limited to, entries and results systems used by shows and/or their officials and secretaries.

8.4 GRANDSTAND reserves the right to alter these terms & conditions at any time. It shall not be the responsibility of GRANDSTAND to inform any parties about these changes. A copy of the most up-to-date terms and conditions will be displayed on the www.hoys.co.uk website at all times during the HOYS qualifying season.

8.5 GRANDSTAND reserves the right to disqualify any person, partnership, company or other bodies if these terms & conditions are breached.

8.6 These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any dispute (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

HOYS Awards Terms & Conditions

  1. Details of parties involved

1.1 Promoter details: The promoter of these awards is Grandstand Media Ltd (“GRANDSTAND”) a company registered in England with the company registration number 288 9798 with a registered office at Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. GRANDSTAND is the organiser of Horse of the Year Show (“HOYS”).

1.2 Eligible participants: All horses and ponies entering all HOYS showing qualifiers, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses (Leading Sire and Leading Breeder), Miniature Horses (HOYS Showing Wild Card), Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand animals, will be eligible for the awards and are hereafter referred to as “HORSES” and “PONIES”. Sires of HORSES and PONIES competing in HOYS qualifiers will hereafter be referred to as “SIRES” and breeders of HORSES and PONIES competing in HOYS qualifiers will hereafter be referred to as “BREEDERS”.

1.3 Sponsors: Awards for the most consistent horse/pony in any section/category will be sponsored by the Horse Health brand LeMieux (“LEMIEUX”) and the series named the LeMieux La Liga Awards.  The Leading Breeder Awards and The Leading Sire Awards will be sponsored by Richard and Lisha Leeman of the Kellythorpe Stud (“KELLYTHORPES”) and named Kellythorpes Leading Breeder Award and Kellythorpes Leading Sire Award respectively.

1.4 Data collection system: Data used to determine the award winners will be collected and recorded using the Grandstand Entries Show System (“GSS”).

  1. Conditions of entry

2.1 These awards are open to all HORSES and PONIES entering HOYS showing qualifiers, their SIRES and their BREEDERS, excluding Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses (Leading Sire and Leading Breeder), Miniature Horses (HOYS Showing Wild card) Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entries. Information on the qualifier placings of all entered animals will be recorded for these awards.

2.2 It is the responsibility of HORSE and PONY owners/exhibitors to ensure their animals and their details are correctly registered and recorded on the GSS.

2.3 By accepting any of these awards, the owner, exhibitor and breeder of any winning animal or any winning animals’ sire agree to be involved in any present or future promotion of these awards or any marketing activity relating to them, including, but not limited to the activity of GRANDSTAND, HOYS, LEMIEUX, and KELLYTHORPES.

2.4 Please refer to each award section below for terms and conditions specific to each award.

  1. LeMieux La Liga (Consistent Horse and Pony)

3.1 Animals entered in HOYS qualifiers for the following sections/classes only will be eligible for the LeMieux La Liga awards:

  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/ Dales
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/ Shetland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D
  • Miniature Horse of the Year
  • Brineton/Kare Plus Mountain & Moorland First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • Colne Mountain & Moorland Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year
  • Brereton Small Hack of the Year
  • David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 122cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland Exc. 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year
  • Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr & Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year
  • 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • 158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • Small Show Hunter of the Year
  • The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year
  • Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year
  • British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year
  • Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)
  • Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

3.2 Scoring system and league table: HORSE and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections listed in Terms & Conditions 3.1 will be awarded points as follows:

Placing  Points

1st          5

2nd        4

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

3.2.1 Points will not be given to placings lower than fifth.

3.2.2 In the event of there being less than five placings in a class, points will not be given to other animals competing in the class, animals who have withdrawn from the class or animals who have been eliminated.

3.2.3 Points cannot be refused and/or moved down the line.

3.3 For Horse of the Year Show qualifying places that are decided as a result of a Championship, all HORSES and PONIES eligible for that Championship will be awarded points as follows:

Placing  Points

Champion           5

Reserve Champion          4

Championship animals not placed Champion or Reserve Champion
Equal share of remaining six points

3.3.1 All animals eligible for the Championship not placed Champion or Reserve Champion will be awarded an equal share of the remaining six points on offer, up to a maximum of three points per HORSE or PONY.  For example in the Cuddy Working Hunter qualifier where there is a Lightweight and Heavyweight section followed by a Championship where four animals are eligible for the Championship; the Champion will be awarded 5 points, the Reserve Champion 4 points and the other two animals will both be awarded three points.

3.3.2 In the event of there being less than five animals in the Championship, points will not be given to other animals competing in the class, animals who have withdrawn from the class or animals who have been eliminated.

3.3.3 When the remaining HORSES and PONIES receive points in the Championship each HORSE and PONY will be restricted to a maximum of 3 points.

3.3.4 Points cannot be refused and/or moved down the line.

3.4 Each of the sections/classes will have its own league table. Points for each animal will be added together to give a total amount for the season. The animal with the greatest number of points will be deemed the winner of that class/sections most consistent HORSE/PONY award. Only one award will be given per class/section in any one year.

3.4 Each winner will receive one LeMieux saddle cloth or a suitable alternative to be allocated by LEMIUEX, the saddle cloth size is allocated by GRANDSTAND and/or LEMIEUX and is not exchangeable, and a winners certificate. These prizes are to be collected from LEMIUEX on the Houghton Country/Horse Direct stand at HOYS in the year they are awarded and are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes.

 

  1. HORSE OF THE YEAR SHOW SHOWING WILD CARD

4.1 Animals entered in HOYS qualifiers for the following sections/classes only will be eligible for the Horse of the Year Show Showing Wild Card:

  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/ Dales
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/ Shetland
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C
  • NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D
  • Miniature Horse of the Year
  • Brineton/Kare Plus Mountain & Moorland First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • Colne Mountain & Moorland Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year
  • Brereton Small Hack of the Year
  • David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 122cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The British Show Pony Society Mountain & Moorland Exc. 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year
  • Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Coloured Ridden Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)
  • Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr & Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year
  • The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year
  • 153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • 158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year
  • Small Show Hunter of the Year
  • The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year
  • Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year
  • Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • National Pony Society/Snuggy Hoods Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year
  • The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year
  • The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year
  • Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year
  • British Ridden Heavy Horse of the Year
  • Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)
  • Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

4.2 Scoring system and league table: Animals will receive points in accordance with the LeMieux La Liga (Consistent Horse and Pony) scoring 3.2 to 3.3.4 inclusive.

4.2.1 The top five points for each animal will be totalled to give an amount for the season.  The eligible HORSE and the eligible PONY with the greatest number of points from the top five placings, which has not already for HOYS, will be deemed the HOYS Wild Card Horse and the HOYS Wild Card Pony winner.

4.2.2 Only animals that have not already qualified for HOYS in the current year in any HOYS class will be eligible for the HOYS Showing Wild Card.

4.2.3 Each HOYS Showing Wild Card winner will be able to enter HOYS in the same manner as any other competitor, and with the same entitlements.

4.2.4 Each HOYS Showing Wild Card winner will only be entitled to enter the class in which they gained the Wild Car place and they must be eligible in accordance with the Horse of the Year Show rulebook 2017.

4.2.4 In the event of a tie on points and placings for the HOYS Showing Wild Card there will be a live draw to decided which horse/pony is to be awarded the HOYS Showing Wild Card.

4.2.5 The HOYS Showing Wild Card is not transferrable and there is no cash alternative.

4.2.6 HOYS Showing Wild Cards are awarded at the discretion of GRANDSTAND.

 

  1. KELLYTHORPES LEADING BREEDER AWARDS

5.1 The breeders of animals entered in all HOYS qualifiers are eligible for the Kellythorpes Leading Breeder Awards, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses, Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entrants.

5.2 Awards will be given for the top breeder of each the 12 British native breeds, plus hunters, show horses, coloureds, hunter ponies, show ponies, Arabs and Miniatures as detailed below:

  • Hunter
  • Show Horse
  • Coloureds
  • Hunter Ponies
  • Show Ponies
  • Welsh A
  • Welsh B
  • Welsh C
  • Welsh D
  • Connemara
  • New Forest
  • Dales
  • Fell
  • Highland
  • Exmoor
  • Dartmoor
  • Shetland
  • Arab
  • Miniature

5.3 Scoring system and league table: BREEDERS will accrue points based on the results in HOYS qualifiers of HORSES and PONIES they have bred. Points will be given to HORSES and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections detailed in Terms & Conditions 5.3.1 will be awarded as follows:

Placing  Points

1st          10

2nd        5

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

5.3.1 Points will be allocated to each of the 19 categories detailed in 5.2 from the qualifiers detailed below:

The classes giving points to each of the sections are as follows:

  • Hunters

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd.  Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd.  Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year

Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year

Small Show Hunter of the Year

  • Show Horses

Brereton Small Hack of the Year

David Stennett Ltd Large Hack of the Year

The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year

The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year

Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year

Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year

The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year

Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year

  • Hunter Ponies

Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year

The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year

  • Show Ponies

153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year

The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year

Equissage Pulse Ridden Partbred Pony of the Year

  • Coloureds

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

  • Welsh Section A

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section B

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section C

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section D

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Connemara

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Exmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Exmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dartmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Shetland

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Arabs

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Gelding

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Stallion

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Mare

  • Miniatures

Miniature Stallion of the Year

Miniature Mare/Gelding of the Year

Miniature Youngstock of the Year

5.3.2 These points will then be placed into a league table for each of the categories detailed.

5.3.3 Points will be tabulated against breeders’ names and or prefixes, so a breeder may have more than one animal contributing towards their total points accumulation.

5.3.4 Points awarded at HOYS qualifiers will be awarded for placings in that qualifier only. Points will not be awarded based on the highest placed breeder of a particular breed or type in any section.

5.4 The winner of each of the 19 awards will be the breeder who has accrued the most points in each category after all qualifiers have been completed in any one year.

5.5 There will be an award for the overall leading breeder, which will be the breeder who has accrued the greatest number of points across all HOYS ridden, excluding the British Ridden Heavy Horse, and the Miniature In-Hand qualifiers detailed in 5.2. This means that the overall breeder may or may not be the same as one of the 19 category winners.

5.5.1 It is the responsibility of breeders to advise GRANDSTAND by email (awards@grandstand.co.uk) if they use/have registered more than one prefix. GRANDSTAND will not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies in calculating the overall leading breeder title where this information has not been received and acknowledged.

5.6 The top breeder from each of the 19 sections detailed in 5.2, plus one guest each, will be invited to a reception held at HOYS on Thursday, 5th October 2017. The winners will receive prizes and certificates at this reception. If any winner or runner-up is not able to attend, they may appoint a representative. This representative must be made known to GRANDSTAND by 3rd October 2017.

5.6.1 The overall leading breeder plus one guest will be invited to HOYS on Friday 6th October 2017 and will be presented with their award during the evening.

5.6.2 All KELLYTHORPES LEADING BREEDER AWARD prizes and rewards are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes or rewards.

  1. KELLTHORPES LEADING SIRE AWARDS

6.1 The sires of animals entered in all HOYS qualifiers are eligible for the Leading Sire Awards, with the exception of Shire In-Hand horses, Ridden Heavy Horses, Harness animals and Supreme In-Hand entrants.

6.2 Awards will be given for the top sire of each the 12 British native breeds, plus hunters, show horses, coloureds, hunter ponies, show ponies, Arabs and Miniatures as detailed below:

  • Hunter
  • Show Horse
  • Coloureds
  • Hunter Pony
  • Show Pony
  • Welsh A
  • Welsh B
  • Welsh C
  • Welsh D
  • Connemara
  • New Forest
  • Dales
  • Fell
  • Highland
  • Exmoor
  • Dartmoor
  • Shetland
  • Arabs
  • Miniatures

6.3 Scoring system and league table: SIRES will accrue points based on the results in HOYS qualifiers of HORSES and PONIES they have sired. Points will be given to HORSES and PONIES placed in the top five in any qualifier for the classes/sections detailed in Terms & Conditions 6.3.1 will be awarded as follows

Placing  Points

1st          10

2nd        5

3rd         3

4th         2

5th         1

 

6.3.1 Points will be allocated to each of the 19 categories detailed in 6.2 from the qualifiers detailed below:

The classes giving points to each of the sections are as follows.

  • Hunters

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Lightweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Middleweight Show Hunter of the Year

Catplant Group of Companies Ltd. Heavyweight Show Hunter of the Year

Cuddy Working Hunter of the Year

Small Show Hunter of the Year

  • Show Horses

Brereton Small Hack of the Year

David Stennett Ltd.Large Hack of the Year

The Colosso Family Lightweight Cob of the Year

The Colosso Family Heavyweight Cob of the Year

Topham Barnes Small Riding Horse of the Year

Topham Barnes Large Riding Horse of the Year

The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year

Ladies Side Saddle Horse of the Year

  • Hunter Ponies

Intermediate Show Hunter of the Year

The Binks Family 122cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 133cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 143cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

The Binks Family 153cm Show Hunter Pony of the Year

Lead Rein Pony of Hunter Type of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 133cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 143cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society 153cm Working Hunter Pony of the Year

The British Show Pony Society Intermediate Working Hunter Pony of the Year

  • Show Ponies

153cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

158cm Intermediate Show Riding Type of the Year

Kathleen Wood 128cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 138cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

Kathleen Wood 148cm Children’s Riding Pony of the Year

The Price Family First Ridden Pony of the Year

The Price Family Lead Rein Pony of the Year

  • Coloureds

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Pony of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Non-Native Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

Coloured Ridden Native/Cob/Traditional Horse of the Year sponsored by CHAPS (UK)

  • Welsh Section A

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh A

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section B

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section C

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh C

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Welsh Section D

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh D

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Ponyof the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Connemara

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Connemara

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dales

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Fell/Dales/Highland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden New Forest/Fell/Dales/Highland

Large Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Exmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Exmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Pony of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Dartmoor

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Dartmoor/ Exmoor/Shetland

NPS/Baileys Horse Feeds Mountain & Moorland Ridden Shetland

Small Breeds Junior Mountain & Moorland Ridden Welsh B of the Year sponsored by Ponies Association (UK)

All qualifiers contested by registered animals of this breed.

  • Arabs

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Gelding

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Stallion

Simon Constable Equine Vets and Mr and Mrs Roberts Ridden Purebred Arab Mare

  • Miniatures

Miniature Stallion of the Year

Miniature Mare/Gelding of the Year

Miniature Youngstock of the Year

6.3.2 These points will then be placed into a league table for each of the categories detailed in 6.2. Points will put into each league table relevant to the breed or type the SIRE has sired.

6.3.3 Points will be tabulated against sires’ names, so a sire may have more than one animal contributing towards their total points accumulation.

6.3.4 Points awarded at HOYS qualifiers will be awarded for placings in that qualifier only. Points will not be awarded based on the highest placed sire of a particular breed or type in any section.

6.4 The winner of each of the 19 awards will be the sire who has accrued the most points after all qualifiers have been completed in any one year.

6.5 The owner of each of the 19 winning sires will be presented with a certificate of their achievement.

6.6 The leading sire from each of the 19 sections detailed in 6.2, plus one guest each, will be invited to a reception held at HOYS on Thursday, 5th October 2017. The winners will receive prizes and certificates at this reception. If any winner or runner-up is not able to attend, they may appoint a representative. This representative must be made known to GRANDSTAND by 3rd October 2017.

6.7 All KELLYTHORPES LEADING SIRE AWARDS prizes and rewards are not transferable. There is no cash alternative to these prizes or rewards.

  1. League table disclosure

7.1 GRANDSTAND shall not publish the final league tables until after the collection of data from all HOYS qualifying competitions has been completed.

7.2 GRANDSTAND shall not publish points for any of the Awards.

  1. General Conditions

8.1 All competitors, animals, exhibitors, owners and breeders must abide by the rules of HOYS qualifiers

8.2 GRANDSTAND will not be held responsible for any loss, damage, injury or death incurred by any parties involved in these awards, their presentation or promotion.

8.3 GRANDSTAND will not be held responsible and shall not be liable for any problems related to computer systems, equipment or online systems. This includes, but is not limited to, entries and results systems used by shows and/or their officials and secretaries.

8.4 GRANDSTAND reserves the right to alter these terms & conditions at any time. It shall not be the responsibility of GRANDSTAND to inform any parties about these changes. A copy of the most up-to-date terms and conditions will be displayed on the www.hoys.co.uk website at all times during the HOYS qualifying season.

8.5 GRANDSTAND reserves the right to disqualify any person, partnership, company or other bodies if these terms & conditions are breached.

8.6 These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and any dispute (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Twitter Competition Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions are the Competition Rules (‘’Rules’’) and apply to competitions on the Horse of the Year Show ‘’Twitter Site’’@hoystweetwww.twitter.com/hoystweet (‘’Competition’’), unless otherwise expressly stated. By entering a Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these rules.

Entrants must be @hoystweet followers on Twitter www.twitter.com

All entries must be received by the time stated on www.twitter.com/hoystweet.

The Competition is organised by Grandstand Media Ltd of Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ..

The winner will be chosen from all correct entries. The decision of the judge and Grandstand shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.

Only one prize per person.  No cash alternative is available. All submitted images and entries give permission to be used on all HOYS promotional material, website and social media.

The winner agrees to their name being announced and submissions posted on www.twitter.com/hoystweet and www.facebook.com/HorseoftheYearShowHOYS

Grandstand reserve the right to cancel or amend the Competition or Rules without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside Grandstand’s reasonable control. Any changes will be posted within these terms and conditions. A copy of the Rules may also be obtained by sending SAE to: Competition Rules, Grandstand Media Ltd, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ.

In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Competition, the decision of Grandstand shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

Competitions are not open to employees of Grandstand Media Ltd, their families, agencies, individual or otherwise any other company associated with the specific Competition.

By entering a Competition, you hereby warrant that all information submitted by you is true, current and complete. Grandstand reserves the right to verify the eligibility of all entrants.

Grandstand reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Rules.

Grandstand’s decision shall be final and no correspondence shall be entered into.

The Prize winners will be notified via Facebook, Twitter, post, email or phone.

There are 2 signed HOYS books as prizes. Grandstand reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time. Grandstand reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.

All entrants under the age of 18 must have the permission of a parent/guardian. Competition open to UK residents only.

Your Entry and any information submitted by you must be personal to and relate specifically to you.

All entrants must have permission to use their submitted image/intellectual property and give permission for the image/intellectual property to be used on the HOYS Facebook and Twitter page.

Grandstand cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize.

Any personal data relating to entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the individual’s prior consent. Please see Grandstand’s privacy policy for further details. Data relating to entrants will be retained by Grandstand for a reasonable period after the Competition closes to assist Grandstand to operate competitions in a consistent manner and to deal with any queries on the Competition.

Only one entry per person. Late, incomplete, or corrupt entries will not be accepted. No responsibility can be accepted for lost entries.

By submitting your e-mail address to our database and accepting these terms and conditions you agree to receive promotional e-mails from Grandstand Media.

The winner(s) may be required to take part in publicity.

English law applies and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts shall prevail.

These terms and conditions are subject to change.

Marketing Partners

Promoter
Grandstand Media Ltd of Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ is the promoter of this promotion and is hereafter referred as “GRANDSTAND”.
Participants
Participants taking part in this promotion must be registered with or have received an invitation directly from GRANDSTAND as such and are hereafter referred to as “MARKETING PARTNERS”.
Promotional items
This promotion is related to the display and distribution of Horse of the Year Show “HOYS” promotional items, such as posters and leaflets, for the 2017 running of the show from 4th – 8th October at the NEC Birmingham.
This promotion many not be used in conjunction with any other promotion, savings, offers, or discounts.
Reward for MARKETING PARTNERS
The reward available for MARKETING PARTNERS is entry into a prize draw to win either two hospitality tickets for Wednesday 4th October 2017, two Champions Bar tickets for Wednesday 4th October 2017 or a bundle of 10 tickets to the Sunday 8th October 2017 Evening Performance. In addition, any MARKETING PARTNER sending images to marketingpartners@grandstand.co.uk of the 2017 HOYS promotional items displayed in their business will receive a pair of free tickets for their choice of one of the following HOYS performances: Wednesday 4th October 2017 or Sunday 8th October (evening) 2017.
It is the responsibility of the MARKETING PARTNER to ensure they have registered with GRANDSTAND to be eligible for the rewards. To register, email marketingpartners@grandstand.co.uk with the subject line “Marketing Partners Registration Request” or complete the form you have been sent, or the form on the HOYS website Marketing Partners webpage
It is the responsibility of the MARKETING PARTNER to ensure they conform to any laws related to the receipt of incentivised gifts and bonuses, to apply for any necessary tax exemptions relating to the receipt of incentivised gifts and bonuses, and to declare these items on tax returns where applicable.

Eligibility
1. The opportunity to earn rewards on this promotion is open to all registered MARKETING PARTNERS in the UK. MARKETING PARTNERS must be aged 16 years or over on the date of joining this promotion.
2. Proof of eligibility to enter this incentive may be sought and GRANDSTAND reserves the right to request this proof. If any reward/prize winner is found to be ineligible under these terms and conditions, GRANDSTAND reserves the right to pass the reward/award to another registered/invited MARKETING PARTNER.

Criteria for earning rewards
1. Each MARKETING PARTNER must display HOYS promotional items supplied to them by GRANDSTAND.
2. This promotion is not transferable to any other events, either organised by GRANDSTAND or any other company.
3. Any MARKETING PARTNER found to be using collaborative practices or unfair advantages may be disqualified.
4. No Cash alternative is available for any of the awards/rewards.

Entering the promotion
1. MARKETING PARTNERS will be sent an invitation or can register on www.hoys.co.uk or by emailing marketingpartners@grandstand.co.uk with the subject line “Marketing Partner Registration Request” including contact details.
2. GRANDSTAND will offer all registered and invited MARKETING PARTNERS the opportunity to have a cross promotional link from their site to www.hoys.co.uk promote their group booking trip on a dedicated page on the official HOYS website www.hoys.co.uk Logos for use on this page, as well as contact details, must be supplied by the MARKETING PARTNER.
3. MARKETINGPARTNERS agree to be fully responsible for any personal or incidental expenses and/or tax liabilities they may accrue during participation this promotion.

Limits of Grandstand’s responsibilities
1. GRANDSTAND will make every effort to honour rewards. However, it will not be responsible for losses, delays or failures relating to circumstances beyond its reasonable control. This includes, but is not limited to, actions of reward suppliers.
2. GRANDSTAND will not be responsible for and loss, injury or damage incurred by MARKETING PARTNERS on the scheme or from their receipt or use of the rewards.
3. GRANDSTAND will not be responsible for any hardware or software failures that may limit your ability book and purchase group tickets.
4. GRANDSTAND will not be responsible for any personal injury or death arising from its negligence. Nothing will exclude that liability.
5. GRANDSTAND will not be held responsible for any personal or incidental expenses; injury; transport; transfers; theft; loss; death or any other matters relating to the arrangement of the group booking trip; transport to or from the NEC/LG Arena; transport to or from rendezvous points; transport to or from accommodation; or any personal or incidental expenses; injury; transport; transfers; theft; loss; death resulting from booking, staying in or arranging accommodation for Horse of the Year Show.

General
1. GRANDSTAND’S decision is final in all matters relating to this promotion.
2. The right to change, modify or amend this promotion is reserved by GRANDSTAND. GRANDSTAND will endeavour to notify all MARKETING PARTNERS by email, should this occur. Responsibility for supplying emails is solely that of the MARKETING PARTNER.
3. Disputes or claims that either a MARKETING PARTNER or GRANDSTAND bring in relation to or in connection with these terms and conditions will be decided using English law by the English courts only.
Terms & Conditions of HOYS Ticket Voucher Rosette Box sale
Grandstand Media Ltd
This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any HOYS Ticket Voucher Rosette Box (“Box”), which contains a personalised voucher from Horse of the Year Show, containing instructions on how it can be redeemed against standard tickets only for the 2017 Show, and a three-tier HOYS Christmas rosette with festive greeting embossed on the tail.
Detailed on our website www.hoys.co.uk (“our site”) to you. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any Box from our site. You should understand that by ordering any of our Boxes, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.
By placing your order with us, you accept the “Terms & Conditions of Sale” and you are agreeing to be bound by these terms.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT US
www.hoys.co.uk is a site operated by Grandstand Media Limited (“we”, “us” or “our”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 4320393 and with our registered office at Grandstand Event Management Ltd, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ.
2. YOUR STATUS
By placing an order for a Box, you warrant that:
(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts;
(b) you are a ‘consumer’ (being an individual purchasing the Box outside the course of his or her business or trade)
3. HOW THE CONTRACT IS FORMED BETWEEN YOU AND US
Please note, once you have placed an order with us, we are unable to amend it.
4. CANCELLATIONS, RETURNS AND REFUNDS
No cash refund/exchange is available on HOYS Ticket Voucher Rosette Boxes.
If the vouchers’ value is more than the ticket price, the remainder of the vouchers’ value must be redeemed on HOYS merchandise at www.hoys-shop.co.uk . Cash will not be refunded or exchanged.
Vouchers must be used by 31 August 2017, after which point they will expire.
5. OUR LIABILITY
5.1 We warrant to you that any Box purchased from us is of satisfactory quality and reasonably fit for all the purposes for which products of the kind are commonly supplied.
5.2 Our liability for losses you suffer as a result of us breaking this agreement is strictly limited to the purchase price of the Box you purchased and any losses which are a foreseeable consequence of us breaking the agreement. Losses are foreseeable where they could be contemplated by you and us at the time your order is accepted by us.
5.3 This does not exclude or limit in any way our liability:
(a) for death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
(b) under section 2(3) of the Consumer Protection Act 1987;
(c) for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or
(d) for any matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude, or attempt to exclude, our liability.
5.4 We are not responsible for indirect losses which happen as a side effect of the main loss or damage and which are not foreseeable by you and us and, including but not limited to:
(a) loss of income or revenue;
(b) loss of business;
(c) loss of profits or contracts;
(d) loss of anticipated savings;
(e) loss of data; or
(f) loss of data
provided that this clause 6.4 shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property that fall within the terms of clause 6.1 or clause 6.2 or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of categories (a) to (f) inclusive of this clause 6.4.
6. AVAILABILITY AND DELIVERY
6.1 If you provide to us any instructions relating to the delivery of your order (including, without limitation, instructions to leave the Box in a particular place, outhouse or with a neighbour), you are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of these instructions and we shall not be liable to you in relation to any loss of or damage to the Boxes resulting from our following of your instructions.
7. RISK AND TITLE
7.1 The Boxes will be at your risk from the time of delivery.
7.2 Ownership of the Boxes will only pass to you when we receive full payment of all sums due in respect of the Boxes, including delivery charges.
8. PRICE AND PAYMENT
8.1 The price of any Boxes will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error.
8.2 Prices are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Dispatch Confirmation.
8.3 It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, the Boxes detailed on our site may be incorrectly priced. We will normally verify prices as part of our dispatch procedures so that, where a Box’s correct price is less than our stated price, we will charge the lower amount when dispatching the Boxes to you. If a Box’s correct price is higher than the price stated on our site, we will normally, at our discretion, either contact you for instructions before dispatching the Box, or reject your order and notify you of such rejection.
8.4 We are under no obligation to provide the Box to you at the incorrect (lower) price, even after we have sent you a Dispatch Confirmation, if the pricing error is obvious and unmistakeable and could have reasonably been recognised by you as a mis-pricing.
8.5 Payment for all Boxes must be by credit or debit card. We accept payment with Visa, Mastercard and Maestro debit & credit cards. We will not charge your credit or debit card until we despatch your order. We do not accept American Express cards.
9. IMPORT DUTY
9.1 If you order a Box for delivery outside the UK, they may be subject to import duties and taxes which are levied when the delivery reaches the specified destination. You will be responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.
9.2 Please also note that you must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of the country for which the Boxes are destined. We will not be liable for any breach by you of any such laws.
10. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing. When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic. We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website. For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.
11. NOTICES
All notices given by you to us must be given to Grandstand Event Management Ltd at [Grandstand Event Management Ltd, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2LZ. [or by emailing [press@hoys.co.uk]. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in clause 12 above. Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
12. TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS
12.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assigns.
12.2 You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of the Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent.
12.3 We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of the Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.
13. EVENTS OUTSIDE OUR CONTROL
13.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (a “Force Majeure Event”).
13.2 A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:
(a) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action.
(b) civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war.
(c) fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster.
(d) impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport.
(e) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks.
(f) the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.
13.3 Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period. We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.
14. WAIVER
14.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this shall not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and shall not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.
14.2 A waiver by us of any default shall not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.
14.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions shall be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 13 above.
15. SEVERABILITY
If any of these terms and conditions or any provisions of a Contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.
16. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
16.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them represent the entire agreement between us in relation to the subject matter of any Contract and supersede any prior agreement, understanding or arrangement between us, whether oral or in writing.
16.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us has relied on any representation, undertaking or promise given by the other or be implied from anything said or written in negotiations between us prior to such Contract except as expressly stated in these terms and conditions.
16.3 We intend to rely upon these terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them in relation to the subject matter of any Contract. While we accept responsibility for statements and representations made by our duly authorised agents, please make sure you ask for any variations from these terms and conditions to be confirmed in writing.
17. OUR RIGHT TO VARY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
17.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in our system’s capabilities.
17.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order Boxes from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Dispatch Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within seven working days of receipt by you of the Boxes).
18. LAW AND JURISDICTION
Contracts for the purchase of Products detailed on our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law. Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
19. PERSONAL INFORMATION
Where you have provided us with personal information, you consent to our use of this to (without limitation): update and enhance customer records, carry out identity verification, credit or anti-fraud checks against your name using third party databases (which may involve disclosure to registered credit reference or fraud prevention agencies who may retain and use your personal information), carry out analysis and to help us manage our business, statutory returns and legal and regulatory compliance.