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Wendy Murdoch

Wendy Murdoch
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Wendy Murdoch has ridden since childhood in a variety of disciplines including Hunters, Dressage, Eventing, and Reining. Wendy has been teaching internationally for over 20 years. Her goal is to make riding more enjoyable and fundamentally simple by showing her students how to achieve what great riders do naturally. Learn more: www.murdochmethod.com

Comparable Parts #10 The Lumbar’s Labor

Next time you ride you might consider the hero of weightbearing, your lumbar spine. This segment, between the thoracic vertebrae (associated with ribs) and...

Comparable Parts #9 I met a carpal – The Cannon Bone

In Comparable Parts #7 Carpi Diem I discussed the comparison between your horse’s knee and your wrist. Both have 8 bones in two rows...

Comparable Parts #8 – Humer Us

Ever wondered why you have trouble controlling your arms when you ride? Do you have wandering elbows? Do you know where the horse’s upper...

Comparable Parts No. 6 – Quit ribbing me!

Have you ever had anyone poke you in the ribs? Did you tell them to “quit it!” because it was painful or ticklish? Maybe...

Comparable Parts No.7 – Carpi Diem

If I asked you to point to your horse’s knee where you would point? Most likely you would point at your horses’ front leg...

Comparable Parts No.5 – Why can’t I swish flies?

Have you ever watched your horse standing in the field gently swishing the flies away with his tail? Have you ever been the recipient...

Comparable Parts No. 4 – Sticking your neck out

How many times have you watched your horse reach to scratch his leg or his back? Have you ever had him reach out to...

Comparable parts – You are more like your horse than you...

Written by Wendy Murdoch The horse and human skeletons are quite similar, even though we stand in completely different orientations, on either four legs or...

Comparable Parts No.2 -What do you know, it’s only my toe!

Written by Wendy Murdoch How many times have you cleaned your horse’s feet without thinking about it? You take the hoof pick and remove all...

Comparable Parts No. 3 – Heads or Tales?

Have you ever considered how much your head weighs? Or how much your horse’s head weighs? Well this and other interesting facts might surprise...

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