Horse of the Year Show: Under the Spotlight by Gill ian Newsum brings together the personalities, the horses, the fun, the drama, the trials and tribulations, both behind the scenes and in the ring at HOYS over the years. So many memorable moments from the last sixty-plus years can be found in this special tribute which is a must for any fan of the ‘World’s Most Famous Horse Show’.
This luxurious hardback can be purchased for the very first time at the show and will be available throughout the week from stand number S2A. The book will also be on sale afterwards at the online HOYS shop and all profits from sales will be donated to Cancer Research UK .
Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. The organisation has saved millions of lives with their groundbreaking work into preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer. People’s chances of surviving cancer have doubled in the last 40 years and Cancer Research has been at the heart of this progress. More than one in three of us will get cancer at some point but the charity’s vital work, funded entirely by the public, will help ensure that millions of people survive.
The 2011 Horse of the Year Show promises to be another exceptional event not to be missed! Alongside the finals of the most highly regarded national Showing and Show Jumping championships, the show will host a jam-packed line-up of equestr ian entertainment. Highlights this year will include the magnificent Musical Ride of the Household Cavalry, appearing by permission of the CO HMR, the spellbinding Magali Delgado performing her skilled blend of dressage and artistry with her husband, Frédéric Pignon, and her Lusitano, Mandarin, a Showing tutorial master class with Matthew Lawrence, Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry Racing, the thrilling Equimax Pony Club Mounted Games for the Prince Philip Cup, and a Dressage Demo on Friday with Richard Davison. Also don’t forget that new for 2011 is the Express Eventing Series Final, a compact thrill-a-minute version of eventing taking place throughout the opening day, whilst the Think Like a Pony Interactive Feature Area will be present every day in the famous HOYS Retail Village featuring hundreds of trade stands!
For show information, including the full show timetable and timings, and to book visit www.hoys.co.uk or call 0844 581 8282.