Hospitality Experiences

Hospitality Experiences at the Land Rover Horse of the Year 

There are a range of events for everyone to enjoy during the Land Rover Horse Of The Year.

Hospitality Packages:

Bayley’s Business Lunch

Friday 12.00pm – 3.00pm (VIP Lounge)

The grand final of the Bayleys Real Estate Young Rider of the Year takes place at Friday lunchtime, and what a way to get right close up and entertain staff and clients ringside in the Continental Event Hire Premier Lounge. An Orton Tailored Cuisine buffet style lunch and beverage package will satisfy attendees who can soak up the social atmosphere of Land Rover Horse of the Year. Tickets include a gate ticket to the show, so browse the shops, watch more of the action, and stay for the evening entertainment.

Tickets $110 per person including entry to the show

Friday Night ‘Fish & Chips’ 

Friday 5:00pm – 9.00pm (VIP Lounge)

Get the full Friday Night experience with ‘Fish & Chips’ and in the Continental Event Hire Premier Lounge as you catch all the action in the Hastings Heart of Hawke’s Bay Friday Night Extravaganza. The perfect way to spend a Friday night. Lounge opens from 5pm.

Tickets are $50 per adult (including GA entry to the show) or $30 per person if you already have a GA ticket or rider/camping pass to the grounds. Ticket includes:

  • Entry to Continental Event Hire Premier Lounge
  • Fish & Chips from Orton Tailored Cuisine.
  • Full bar available until 9pm.
  • Live TV screens

G.H. Mumm Cross Country Champagne Lunch

Saturday 12:00pm (VIP Lounge)

The Saturday of the Land Rover Horse of the Year is one not to miss!

Watch the exciting Land Rover Cross Country kicking off at 1:00 from the Continental Event Hire Premier Lounge which includes a garden bar right up close to the action. On arrival to the G.H. Mumm Cross Country Champagne Lunch, you will be presented with a glass of G.H. Mumm champagne, and a delicious Orton’s Tailored Cuisine lunch will be served, with a cash bar available. This will all be followed by cheese platters to take you into the afternoon. You are invited to stay and watch the Farmlands Pony of the Year that follows the exciting cross country action in the Garden Bar, so settle in for the afternoon and be part of all of the Super Saturday action.

Tickets are $130 including gate ticket, $110 excluding gate

Burghley Day Members Club

Saturday 1:00pm, Discovery (Waikoko) Gardens

Brand new in 2019, a taste of Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials is coming to Land Rover Horse of the Year!

Join the Land Rover Horse of the Year Members Club. Invite your guests to experience the exciting close-up cross country action in Burghley style from the glorious setting of the Discovery Garden lakeside. This will be an afternoon Land Rover Tail-Gate party in the Discovery Gardens offering delicious canapes, complimented with a G.H Mumm champagne, Church Road wine and Pure Blonde beer beverage package – All situated in the stunning lakeside area.

Hospitality for groups of 10 (or 5) includes:

  • Food and beverage package,
  • Your very own exclusive lakeside position,
  • VIP course walk led by an equestrian expert
  • Sponsorship of a rider’s bib in the cross country event
  • The best seats in the house to catch all of the cross country action
  • Official event polo for each member
  • Acknowledgment on the member’s board
  • Double entry pass, VIP Marquee access, and VIP parking for all other event days

Gold Package for 10 & Silver Package for five available.

Please contact Stacey Huston for more information

ESNZ Hall of Fame Cocktail Party

Saturday 6.30pm onwards (VIP Lounge)

The annual Hall of Fame awards night is back! Come and support the Hall of Fame inductees. ESNZ Awards include Rider of the Year, Horse of the Year, Team of the Year, Volunteer Lifetime Award and Hall of Fame Award. The Land Rover Horse of the Year Award is the Show Volunteer of the Year.

It will be an exciting night celebrating people who give so much to the sport, and what better way to show your support by coming along and receiving a glass of G. H. Mumm champagne, canapes and entertainment.


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