Andrew Murphy’s evening of ‘Explaining Training’ hosted by BHS Kent was a great success and proved hugely informative as he worked with three different guinea pig horse and rider combinations to demonstrate his training methods.
Having gained his BHSII qualification Andrew Murphy trained at the TTT (Training the Teachers of Tomorrow Trust) riding for Charles de Kunffy, Arthur Kottas and Steven Clarke and soon became a Senior Instructor at the TTT, and now teaches alongside Charles at the Dovecote Stables, Oxfordshire.
Andrew has competed and won at every level of affiliated competition, including Grand Prix. He now teaches internationally, including training competitors for Olympics and World Equestrian Games, training all different types of horses, from Fjord Horses to Iberians, Warmbloods to Thoroughbreds.
Andrew’s teaching is not just based on what he has learned from the masters he has trained with; he has also developed his own philosophy and approach to teaching as well as training horses. Through his vast experience training of different types of horses he is able to quickly identify what will work and why, and then translate it into a language that any rider can clearly understand.
BHS Kent would like to thank Andrew Murphy and also the demo riders who turned out their horses so immaculately - Steph Cockburn and her horse Niko, Chloe Miles and Moss and BHS APC Maddie Burchell and her young TB Naseem. BHS Kent hope to be seeing more of Andrew J Murphy in Kent in the near future.