Tickets for 2024 will be on pre-sale next Spring.
Disabled seating is priced at C Band prices with the exception of hospitality. All disabled visitors attending shows are advised to call the NEC’s dedicated Ticket Line for disabled visitors when booking tickets – 0800 640 5001.
A gold ticket gives you access to both the daytime AND evening performances at HOYS with just one ticket. Gold tickets are available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Weekend visitors still have all-day access to the Retail Village with each performance ticket.
Keep an eye out on our social channels for regular show updates and remember to sign up to the official HOYS newsletter for the latest show updates, news, pre-sale event dates and special offers.
Horse of the Year Show 2024 will celebrate the 75th edition of the show, taking place from Wednesday 9th – Sunday 13th October.
Competitors must qualify to compete at HOYS. Details of qualifying shows can be found here. To enter the qualifying class, you and your horse must be registered with the relevant society or association. If details of the qualifier you are looking for is not yet online or you have a competitor query, please email email@example.com
Please monitor our websites as any vacancies are posted online in the first instance. If you would like to volunteer to work at the Show, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
Shopping only tickets are only available for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Wednesday 09:00 – 20:30
Thursday 09:00 – 20:30
Friday 09:00 – 20:30
Saturday 09:00 – 21:30
Sunday 09:00 – 20:00
NEC food concessions accept card payment only.
Tradestand holders are individual companies operating separately to Grandstand Media Ltd and the NEC, therefore it is there choice to accept cash or card payments.
There is no dress code for general admission ticket holders.
Champions Bar dress code is smart casual.
Hospitality dress code for all day Wednesday, Thursday and Friday daytime, Saturday daytime and Sunday daytime is lounge suits (strictly no trainers or jeans).
Hospitality dress code for Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening performances are strictly Black Tie.
Send us a message with your question or enquiry and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.