Ben Hobday Clinic(September 08, 2017)
August 15th - Ben Hobday comes to Essex!
Ingatestone and Blackmore Riding Club organised a celebrity Show Jumping clinic with British Eventer Ben Hobday at Beechwoods EC, Essex, on the 15th August. 19 riders of different ages and abilities attended the clinic.
After introductions, Ben began by getting to know each combination, he then moved on to the warm up which included the importance of gear changes within the trot and canter. The riders then progressed to some tricky angled lines and dog leg turns which everyone seemed to manage with ease and confidence.
During the lessons Ben explained the importance of approaching fences, whether it was a pole on the floor or a sizeable fence, using the basic principles of - rhythm, balance and speed.
Spectators and riders alike enjoyed the day which ran smoothly thanks to the hard work of the IBRC committee and their volunteers together with the expertise of Ben.