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The Horse of the Year Show at Wembley Arena from 27 September to 1 October remains one of the most popular show jumping events, and for many riders is the highlight of the season after qualifying at the regional competitions throughout the summer.

The show continues its blend of show jumping, with favourites such as the Puissance on the Saturday and the Grand Prix on the Sunday, and horse- based entertainment. The show is held over three halls, and new this year is the viewing restaurant, which has been constructed over the entrance to the main arena.

Horse of the Year Show, Wembley Arena, 27 September to 1 October.

Daily admission: pounds 9, pounds 15, pounds 23, pounds 27, pounds 30; children under-16/OAPs half- price (not pounds 9 seats). Season ticket: pounds 160 (includes top-price reserved seat). Rover pass: pounds 45 daily (children under-16/OAPs half-price); pounds 130 weekly (unreserved seating). Members' badges: pounds 45 daily (purchased on day only and in addition to reserved seat or rover). Family ticket: reserved seats for two adults, and two children/OAPs admitted free. Wembley box office: 0181 900 1234. Group bookings (20 or more): 0181 900 2112.

Viewing restaurant: pounds 70 plus VAT per head. Keith Prowse (Tel: 0181 795 2222).

Details of forthcoming events with information on tickets and venues should be sent to: The Sports Desk, The Independent, 1 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 5DL. Fax: 0171 293 2894.

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