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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

I Wish I Were in Africa

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.64 “Jambo!” the soft musical voice of the Daniel floats through the tent flaps...

Learning Feel

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.51 For over 20 years I have taught the biomechanics or "how" of riding....

A Tribute to Sally Swift

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.48 A truly incredible horsewoman, Sally Swift died on April 2, 2009, in her 96th...

A Question of Degree – Halts, Half-Halts, Rein-Back and Rock Back

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.46 Before we progress to lateral movements we have one more topic to cover,...

The Anatomy and Function of Rein Aids

Written by Wendy Murdoch Rein aids are the means by which we communicate to the horse through the reins with our hands. Reins aids can...

Leveling Your Seat Bones

Written by Wendy Murdoch Hopefully by now you have come to the understanding that the more vertical, level and balanced you sit on your horse...

Swing, roll, circle pump and press: A Do-it-yourself guide to good...

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.38 In the past several articles, I have given you some practical exercises to...

Lean How to Ride a Half-Halt – Using an Ordinary Blood...

Written by Wendy Murdoch Have you ever heard the term half-halt and wondered what it meant? Have you wondered how to ride a half-halt? Maybe...

The Role of the Seat and Leg -or how do I...

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.33 Recently I have come across a number of students who think that the...

Contact: it’s not about the reins

Written by Wendy Murdoch This article originally appeared in Eclectic Horseman Issue No.31 - Subscribe today! Contact - A Defining Quality How many times do you end...
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