Tag: Adie Murphy

Pole Position

This is a lesson that Andrew taught me a few weeks ago, and if you ride with me at Harwood Hall you will recognise it well. Pole work isn’t something that I naturally think of doing very often, but there are a lot of…

The Parade

So I have a little confession to make – last week I wrote an article that referenced The Parade a lot, and I could have sworn up and down that I had already written about this particular technique. I would have been wrong. So,…

Case Study 1 – The Fjord Horse

Why hello there! We’re sorry we’ve been away for so long – we’ll try not to do it again. Echo Age – 6 Breed – Norwegian Fjord Horse Level – Fairly novice. Walk and trot established, competing at Intro. Temperament – laid back but…

Fundamentals

Hi all, Apologies for the lack of pictures in this post – we’re fresh out of up to date ones, and the horses, particularly Otis, have all come a long way since the last lot were taken, so you’ll have to use your imaginations…

Portal Techniques – Crossed Reins

“Sometimes the contact can get in the way of the truth” – Andrew J Murphy Hi all, We’re taking a quick break from Andrew’s Number Six Stretch series, secondarily because transcribing is a long and painful process, no matter how much you love the…

The Number Six Stretch Part 1

This is the first of a series of articles adapted from transcripts of Andrew’s teaching: So then, where to begin? The No.6 Stretch is a concept that I developed not just through the years I’ve ridden and trained horses, but also the long hours…

Featured Equinerd – Helen White

Helen White BHSAI probably rides for Charles de Kunffy more than any other rider in the UK; she also comes second to Charlotte Dujardin fairly often, which, let’s face it, is the same as winning. She is one of the most switched on and…