Meet the horses: Ocle

Age: 8 Breed: Andalusian Sex: stallion Height: 15.2 Speciality: airs above the ground Ocle is a bold and confidant stallion. With extensive experience in film work and live performance, his courage and intelligence is easily admired! Trained to strike shields, gallop through flames and leap high off the ground in graceful airs above the ground, Ocle is a perfect example of the qualities desired in a war horse. During the Royal Armouries Easter tournament, you will have the chance to see BenRead more

Horsing Around…

We spoke to Atkinson Action Horses, ahead of this Easter weekend’s stunt show and joust at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, to find out how they prepare for such events. Atkinson Action Horses are a stunt team based in Eastrington, Yorkshire. They have spent the past 15 years training and providing horses and riders to TV, films and live events around Europe. Founder Mark Atkinson tells us more; “This all came about when I decided to change career from a lifeRead more