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#BusinessOfTheWeek: Horse Of The Year Show

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This week our #BusinessOfTheWeek is the Horse Of The Year Show in Birmingham. The annual Horse of the Year Show is set to take place between the 8th and 12th October at the LG Arena at Birmingham’s NEC.

HOYS2The prestigious event celebrates some of the best show jumping in Britain.  Tens of thousands of competitors have already competed in preliminary competitions just to make it through to the Horse Of The Year finals.

One of the highlights of the annual show is set to be the Puissance, one of the leading show jumping competitions in the world. There are set to be 27 Champion classes across the 5 day event, with the most sought after titles being Supreme Horse of the Year and Supreme Pony of the Year. There is a full programme of International classes, 4 of which carry Longines World Ranking points.

Facts and figures:
– 65th Horse Of The Year Event
– 65,000 visitors
– 78 hours of entertainment
– 250 trade stands
– 1,600 horse competing

HOYS1Take full advantage of what is set to be a fantastic week of horse showing and show jumping with one of the exquisite hospitality packages on offer. From exclusive private hospitality boxes to elegant tiered suites, the Horse of the Year Show offers a perfectly-refined hospitality experience. Whether for business networking or private celebration, hospitality at the Horse Of The Year Show blends sporting excellence, contemporary entertainment and outstanding cuisine to create lasting memories.

Whether you book a private hospitality box or tiered suite, your hospitality experience will include:

–       Unrivalled views of the Andrew Bowen International Arena
–       VIP parking for guests
–       Exclusive Champagne reception
–       Hostess and VIP cloakroom service on arrival
–       Exquisite food from a carefully selected menu

Tiered Suite: three-course seated meal
Private boxes: three-course elegant bowl food

Tiered Suite: drinks payable upon consumption
Private boxes: complimentary selected drinks

For more information or to book a hospitality package please contact the Hospitality Team on 01582 711 411 or email

Take a look at the video below, ‘An Ode to the Horse – Horse Of The Year Show 2013’, created by Grandstand Media and voiced by Brian Blessed. A poignant celebration of horses and their history.

Sally Unwin, Commercial Sales Assistant, Grandstand Group comments:

‘For two years Midshire Business Systems have been our Official Photocopier Supplier at Horse of the Year Show. They have also supplied our offices with combined printers, photocopiers, scanners and fax machines. Their service is second to none and the team are always very helpful.’

Midshire Account Manager Danny Walden explains:

‘This is our second year working with the Grandstand Group as a partner to sponsor the Horse Of The Year Show. The Show was extremely successful last year.  We have supplied the Grandstand Group for 4 years and look forward to working with them to support many future events.’

Follow this link to The Horse Of The Year Show website.
Follow this link to The Horse Of The Year Show twitter page.