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EquiRatings Eventing Podcast

Horse of a Lifetime: Ben Hobday

EquiRatings Eventing Podcast
EquiRatings Eventing Podcast

Next on our Horse of a Lifetime series is Ben Hobday, a name synonymous with courage, resilience, and an undeniable bond with his equine partners.

From the touching story of Mr. Mulry, the V8 Supercob, who not only defied the odds but also captured the hearts of many, to Ben's personal journey through health challenges and his triumphant return to Badminton.

Join us as we explore the tales of triumph, friendship, and the incredible journey of a lifetime with Ben Hobday and Mulry’s Error.

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Ben Hobday has emerged as a formidable presence in the international eventing scene, earning acclaim for his resilience and competitive prowess. Notably, his early career achievements include winning the under-21 national championships and securing team gold and individual bronze at the Young Rider European Championships, laying a solid foundation for his professional journey. His battle with Illness and subsequent return to high-level competition, particularly with his beloved horse Mulrys Error, has inspired many within and beyond the equestrian community. Hobday's victory at the Magic Millions British Open Championship at Gatcombe in 2019, aboard Shadow Man II, and his significant contributions through his business, Shadow Sport Horse Ltd, underscore his influence in the sport and dedication to nurturing future talent​​​​​.

Beyond the competition arena, Hobday has adeptly utilized social media to connect with a global audience, sharing his journey and insights into the equestrian world.


We're delighted that Agria have come on board as partners of the 'Horse of a Lifetime' series on the EquiRatings Eventing Podcast in 2024. Established over 130 years ago, Agria have been at the heart of the insurance industry for many years but their recently launched Equine Lifetime Insurance has revolutionised the offering available. Agria's commitment to equine welfare and desire to protect your partnership with your horse makes them the perfect partner as we look forward to reflecting with some of the greatest names in the sport, on their horses of a lifetime.

This podcast is supported by Agria, the company behind the UK's only lifetime equine insurance. Their mission is to raise the bar on horses' lifelong wellbeing and they offer up to £10,000 of vet fee cover, year after year - for life!

Their Horse of a Lifetime campaign celebrates the horses who enrich our lives. To find out more search for Agria Horse of a Lifetime, where you can enter on the Agria website, or catch up with Agria Equine on Instagram and Facebook.

For more information and to find out how the Agria team can support you visit Agria Pet Insurance.

Agria Pet Insurance Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, Financial Services Register Number 496160. Agria Pet Insurance Ltd is registered and incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 4258783. Registered office: First Floor, Blue Leanie, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP21 7QW. Agria insurance policies are underwritten by Agria Försäkring.

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