The Horse & Hound Awards return for the eighth year in a row, running once again in partnership with NAF.
Last year’s awards enjoyed fabulous participation, with over 86,000 votes cast. This year, we are planning a glittering ceremony at Dallas Burston Polo Club in Warwickshire. Some 300 people, including Olympic and Paralympic superstars, will gather to enjoy a glamorous evening of champagne, winner reveals, Oscar-style speeches and dancing.
DATE & TIMINGS
22 NOVEMBER 2023
6PM – Drinks reception
7PM – Dinner
9PM – Awards ceremony
10.15PM – After party
1AM – Carriages
VENUE: Dallas Burston Polo Club,
DRESS CODE: Black Tie
The IXL Events Centre is fully accessible - the toilets are on the ground floor, along with the main function room and there are lifts up to the Lounge upstairs if needed.
GETTING TO THE VENUE
From the North: M40 south, leave the M40 at Junction 14. Take the A452 (Warwick bypass) to Leamington. At the roundabout, you can either take the A452 to Leamington Spa, picking up signs to Southam, or you can take the A452 to Banbury (then following Harbury, Ufton. The Club is located 1.5miles outside of Ufton, on the left hand side of the A425.)
From the South:
Due to roadworks at Gaydon, we recommend travellers from the South to leave the M40 at Junction 11 in Banbury. Follow the A422 over two roundabouts. At the third roundabout, take the A423 (Southam Road) and continue until the roundabout outside Southam with the Shell Garage. Take the first right onto the A425.The Club is 1mile outside of Southam on the right hand side.
At the venue there will be complimentary car parking available for all event attendees.
The nearest train station is Royal Leamington Spa which is 6 miles away (approximately 13 minutes.) from which there are regular bus links. Alternatively, there are taxi ranks at the station for the 5 mile journey. This station is on the Marylebone line, but also offers a short connect to Coventry, on the Euston line. Birmingham to Leamington Spa can be achieved in 30 minutes.
For direct trains to London Euston, Rugby station is 13 miles from the Club.