The crème de la crème reign supreme on the final night of HOYS

Sunday night at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) saw the crème de la crèmeof the week’s Champions crowned in the Supreme Products Supreme Horse of the Year and Supreme Products Supreme Pony of the Year Championships. This year, the lineup of Champions were judged by husband and wife team Philip and Rosemary Hilton. Guy […]

Family celebrations in the show ring on the penultimate evening of HOYS 2023

Show producer Jerome Harforth’s homebred five-year-old mare Swan Lake won The Andrews Family Partbred Pony of the Year Championship with Sophie Staveley in the saddle on the penultimate evening of Horse of the Year Show (HOYS). By Llanarth Top Cat out of Dance All Night, Swan Lake has a number of HOYS connections to her […]

Joe Stockdale banks the spoils in the Grandstand Stoneleigh Events Cup

Saturday night at Horse of the Year Show is always a fan-favourite and the packed-out crowd were in for quite a treat! The first class of the evening, the Grandstand Stoneleigh Events Cup, was hotly contested by the international showjumpers and the crowd were revelling off the electric atmosphere. Eight riders made the cut through […]

Past Champions and Reserves reclaim their crowns on day four of HOYS

On the 15th anniversary of The Leeman Family Maxi Cob of the Year Championship at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) Jo Baker’s Chestnut Irish Draught Chantilly Sandman (Teddy) stood Champion after settling for Reserve last year. Ridden by Jayne Ross, this was the 13-year-old gelding’s first HOYS centre line moment. “He was absolutely fantastic, […]

A great display of young talent in the Equine Rescue Services 128cm & 138cm Championships

Opening the proceedings on day four of Horse of the Year Show was the Equine Rescue Services 128cm and 138cm Championships. These finals see some of the show’s youngest competitors demonstrate an unbelievable standard of discipline and enthusiasm for their sport. 12-year-old Ella Kay and chestnut mare Red Alert III produced a thrilling round in […]

Flying Welshman Mark Edwards takes a double win at Horse of the Year Show

Making his trip from south-east Wales well worth the trip, Mark Edwards wins two back-to-back international showjumping classes on day three at Horse of the Year Show. Mark was in flying form with his eight-year-old stallion Dillinger NE to take the opening Grandstand Welcome Stakes at the prestigious horse show held at the NEC in […]

First timers and hat-tricks as the curtain comes down on day two of HOYS

Thursday’s evening performance at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS) saw two prestigious Championships play out in the Andrews Bowen International Arena. First up was The Andrews Family Hack of the Year Championship where the first and second placed horses from The Andrews Family Small Hack of the Year and Culford Lodge Commodities Large Hack […]

Charlotte Dujardin takes back the Dressage Future Elite Championship title

Day two at Horse of the Year Show held at the NEC in Birmingham is the day for dressage enthusiasts. Inviting forward eight of the most promising young dressage horses of Great Britain, the Championship showcases an Intermediate I Freestyle to music for eligible horses aged between eight and ten years old. Under the experienced […]

Highland Pony Society Centenary Celebration

The Highland Pony Society will mark its 100th year with a centenary celebration parade at Horse of the Year Show 2023.  Showcasing a representation of the Highland breed, the display will feature highland ponies under saddle, driving, showing and working animals – highlighting the versatility that the Highland breed are well known for. We will […]

HOYS announce the second display for 2023

Heavy Horse Driven Showcase Horse of the Year Show, “The Ultimate Celebration of the Horse”, is thrilled to announce the second display to the 74th edition of HOYS. The Heavy Horse Driven Showcase will be taking centre stage in the Andrews Bowen International Arena daily, this magical showcase will welcome a fabulous presentation of heavy […]


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