Tradestand Competitions

The Equestrian Index HOYS Trade Stand of the Year Competition

Horse of the Year Show in conjunction with Equestrian Index are pleased to announce a NEW Tradestand of the Year award for 2019! As an exhibitor at HOYS 2019, your hard work will not go unnoticed, as HOYS welcomes this new award.

The aim is to recognise exhibitor talents in trade stand dressing and etiquette throughout this year’s show. All trade stands by way of exhibiting will be automatically entered into the awards.


Judging for the award will be run over the Wednesday and Thursday and prizes presented for two categories;

  • Best Display 20sqm and under
  • Best Display over 20sqm

Judging criteria will include Warmest Welcome, Best Interaction and Best Use of Space.

The Process

A judging panel of secret shoppers will be out and about in the retail village during the show on Wednesday and Thursday. Winners will be announced and presented with their trophy and a year’s digital membership with The Equestrian Index on Friday 4th October so they can proudly display their trophy all weekend!