Ben is a professional stunt rider, classical dressage rider and Liberty artist!

Ben is well known for his appearances in film, TV and live events, with an enviable list of projects including Victoria, Peaky Blinders and Poldark! The family business, Atkinson Action Horses, is one of the most respected equestrian services companies to the film and television industries, supplying highly trained horses, riders and trainers for a variety of disciplines and stunts.

As you would expect with such a career, Ben’s horsemanship is spellbinding. He will wow you with fearless stunt riding, classical dressage and the art of Liberty! And now he can teach you to do the same…

Here we have Ben’s ‘How To’ series, including all the steps you need for Liberty, along with some tricks!

And if you haven’t seen it yet, Horsemanship Hub’s debut film ‘At home with Ben Atkinson’, a one-off special feature documentary on how to train a horse for Liberty, bridle-less riding and maybe even the movies! See the trailer below and download details below…

All of Ben’s training videos are available to view online whenever you like, you just need to sign into your account and enjoy!

Ben Atkinson Addington Tour Stop 2023

Ben will be bringing his team of top horses and with their help he will guide us through his in depth training techniques and methods, which he uses to create confident, happy, and bomb proof horses! Once your horse is bomb proof, you will be prepared to excel in Liberty, Classical dressage, or purely enjoy your horse. From happy hacking to Hickstead, Ben’s methods are sure to help you reach your goals. This video was filmed at Addington Equestrian, with a live audience.


In this 24 minute video, Ben Atkinson gives 7 year old Arya a lesson with Klaus ‘Merrylegs’.
In this lesson Ben helps Arya to be in the right place at the right time!
Ben coaches Arya with a little help from his demo horses Georgie Atkinson!
Ben starts to introduce some foundation liberty guidelines and cues, along with some more advanced trick cues, the importance of being clear and of course the importance of having fun!
This video was filmed at Horsemanship Showcase, with a live audience.


This fantastic demonstration was filmed at Horsemanship Showcase 2021.
In this video Ben starts with an amazing 20 minute show with his Liberty Team, he displays what can be done! It is full of spellbinding horsemanship from Ben, precision, consistency and LOTS of fun and WOW!

Ben then shows us how to ‘Build a Liberty Team’ and how to work a Liberty team! Even if you never intend to add a second, third, fourth… or 12 ! to your team, it is fascinating to watch and hear the details that go in – prepare to have eyes in the back of your head!


In this behind the scenes educational documentary, Ben will wow you with fearless stunt riding, classical dressage and the art of liberty. But what does it take to create a courageous action horse and how does he form those unbreakable bonds of trust?

Larisa and Nicole at Horsemanship Hub are passionate about sharing the very best horsemanship from around the globe, in clinics, demonstrations, films and events. For this film, Larisa spent a day with Ben Atkinson, stunt rider, trick trainer, Liberty artist and horseman, to learn what it takes to train the ultimate performance horse.


We are really excited to bring you Ben Atkinson’s ‘How to’ series, making learning with Ben Atkinson easier than ever!

In the series Ben has included some of the most asked about tricks in the industry, from the Bow to the Spanish Walk and Piaffe, along with his decoding of Liberty, The Missing Piece, The Secret Aids and much more!

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