Atkinson Action Horses


The Atkinson family have been providing horses and riders for TV & Film, photo shoots and live events for over 25 years. Based in the heart of Yorkshire, the family run business aims to provide an outstanding professional service for any production team or event.


Mark Atkinson

Mark Atkinson was a dairy farmer who diversified from Agriculture into Equestrian and has never looked back. Having ridden all his life and spending many years showjumping Mark opened Asselby Grange Livery Yard & Riding School in 1996.He then started providing horses for re enactment and jousting. His work expanded into the field of TV & Film and he has since provided horses ,carriages and riders taking on the role of Horsemaster on many productions across the UK and internationally.


Ben Atkinson

Alongside his father, Ben Atkinson excels in the live performance industry. Roman riding in his first display when he was 11 years old, he built his own show team of riders and horses when he was 16 and by 18 was performing at some of the biggest shows in the UK, including Horse of the Year Show. Ben also performs internationally and has trained horses in Dubai and has horse mastered on Bollywood films in India. Ben’s displays include the beautiful art of Liberty, Classical Dressage, Airs above the Ground & Cossack Trick Riding.

Ben will be demonstrating at Horsemanship Showcase and performing in the Destiny evening show. Meet Ben and the family at their stand in Arena 3!