Ben Hore farms at Becks and is a member of the Manuherikia Catchment Water Strategy Group.
He is a shareholder in the Blackstone Hill Irrigation Company, which supplies water for part of his sheep and beef farm. The remainder of the property is not irrigated.
While Ben does not play rugby anymore, he is still involved in the Matakanui Combined Rugby Football Club.
He is married to Vanessa and they have a young son, Reuben.