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Arena Two

Don't miss our 'how to' arena where you can learn top tips and skills from the best in the business.

This arena gives visitors the chance to learn in-depth techniques from our line-up of expert riders and trainers that will help improve your knowledge and riding skills. Covering everything from behaviour, horsemanship, anatomy, posture and more, you'll pick up some great advice to try at home.

Soak up dressage, jumping, showing and horsemanship skills in Arena 2. Plus, snap a selfie with Hovis himself!

BEN ATKINSON - FRIDAY ONLY

Liberty, Natural Horsemanship, Logical horsemanship. Join Ben Atkinson to explore how ground work can build confidence and communication for both horse and rider. Simple steps that anyone can try with their horse and discover the joys of working at liberty. “Every signal we give to the horse with our body is a word, the more words in the language the more complete the conversation between horse and human".

SIR LEE PEARSON CBE - SATURDAY ONLY 

Down to earth dressage for all, Sir Lee shares his training tips suitable for all horses and riders. From novices through to 14-times Paralympic Games gold medallists.

GILLIAN HIGGINS - SUNDAY ONLY

Gillian Higgins from Horses Inside Out will be using an amazing painted horse to give an insight into anatomy and biomechanics. Explaining how tried and tested training methods can help you and your horse. This is a fascinating demo and one not to be missed.

THE EQUIDANCE FREESTYLE CIRCUS - ALL 3 DAYS

Tony Hobden and Kelly Jewell from Equidance have teamed up with Elite Dressage to bring you an inspirational display of dressage to music, exploring styles, tempos, dynamics and innovative editing techniques, opening up a world of possibilities for those who'd love to go out dancing with their 4 legged partner. Entertaining, Informative and seriously good fun!

 

JONTY EVANS & ART - ALL 3 DAYS

Irish Olympic rider Jonty Evans will be demonstrating how to breed rider confidence and introduce the next generation of riders and horses. He will be riding ART and then joined by Lydia Blake.

SARAH CHAPMAN FROM TSR - ALL 3 DAYS

Sarah Chapman from The Showing Register will help demystify the world of showing with two demonstrations covering in-hand and ridden. How to look confident in the showing ring, improve poor posture and keeping your nerves under control. How to show your horse in-hand will explain how to prepare your horse and what the judges are really looking for. Everything you need to be prepared and ready to win!

HOVIS - ALL 3 DAYS

Snap a selfie with the BIG personality that is Hovis! Hovis loves to meet his fans and the gentle giant will be in Arena 2 on all 3 days waiting to meet you! 

RESCUE VILLAGE PARADE - ALL 3 DAYS

Learn more about the rescue village ponies and donkeys and watch them strut their stuff