About Ben Hobday
Equestrian who found fame in 2008 winning gold and bronze medals at the European Championships. He runs his own business called Shadow Sport Horse Ltd. where he trains event horses. He is popular on Instagram with over 80,000 followers.
He qualified for the Pony Club Championships in all three phases at the Holcombe Hunt pony club as a child. This made him the first rider in his club to do so in a quarter century.
He was diagnosed with cancer on June 2015 and completed chemo in September of that same year.
He grew up in Rossendale, Lancashire.
He is a fellow equestrian with Charlotte Dujardin.