TV Equine stars perform in New Forest Show

Atkinson Action Horses in action.

Caption: Atkinson Action Horses in action.

Hampshire, New Forest | Posted: Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 9:46 am | return to news

TV equine stars to perform at New Forest and Hampshire County Show

Equine stars from Atkinson Action Horses that have featured in film and on TV have been confirmed as 2018 Main Ring attraction at the New Forest Show on 24-26 July.

Atkinson Action Horses in action.

Caption: Atkinson Action Horses in action.

Having spent 22 years training horses and riders for film and TV, with recent credits from Poldark, Victoria, Peaky Blinders and The Living and the Dead, Atkinson Action Horses are now bringing their equine stars to perform at the New Forest and Hampshire County Show on 24-26 July as the main ring attraction.

Sponsored by Shorefield Holidays, they are a taking their fearless team of stunt riders and horses on a unique tour all around the UK. Visitors to the New Forest and Hampshire County Show at New Park, Brockenhurst, need to be prepared to put their hearts in their mouths as they watch the riders demonstrate astounding acrobatics. The show also includes a short but stunning section dedicated to the art of Liberty – displaying the seamless harmony between the horses and their on screen trainers.

Get ready for an astounding display of tricks and stunts normally reserved for only TV and the Big Screen. All in front of your very eyes. Tricks/stunts include: Roman riding, drags, falls, pick ups, flips, horses rearing and lying down.

Marketing director of Shorefield Holiday group, Lesley Lawrence, said, “We gladly support the New Forest and Hampshire County Show as it is so important to our area… As huge Poldark fans we are delighted to sponsor the Atkinsons Action horses at the 2018 New Forest Show.”

Denis Dooley, the New Forest Show secretary said “We are delighted to be welcoming Atkinson Action Horses to the show this year and I cannot wait to see their amazing display. We have made some significant improvements to the show this year with a real focus on celebrating country life. I hope our visitors enjoy our exciting enhancements whilst finding time to watch the spectacular Atkinson Action Horses.”

Other main ring attractions will include the heavy horse musical drive, grand parade of livestock and hound parade. In addition the show has introduced a Kids Go Free promotion. Any child under 16 years of age will enter the show for free when accompanied by a paying adult or senior.

Visit the New Forest Show website for early bird ticket prices (before 17 July).

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