About Katie Murphy

Katie Murphy’s primary objective is to train horse and rider in a positive manner, so they may both progress to the best of their ability while enjoying their work. Honesty and ethics are the foundation to all aspects of her business: sales, purchases, competition, horse assessments and rider evaluations. Katie has earned a reputation for developing young horses into competent upper-level athletes, many bought as unbroken youngsters and OTTBs. She pursues excellence in education with renowned trainers and world-class equestrians. She currently trains with Torrance Watkins, and has worked extensively with Kim Severson, Robert Costello, and Mike Plumb, and was a USDF demonstration rider for Ingrid Klimke. Katie teaches riders of all ages and backgrounds, and strives to share her knowledge through positive reinforcement and progressive exercises. Katie is a Certified Trainer with the USHJA.

Katie and her self-made horse, Esccord RGS, are competing at the FEI** level and earning their USDF Bronze Medal. At age 16, Katie achieved the Pony Club “B” rating in the original format. Competing on her horse, Share The Profit, she placed second nationally among the USEA’s Young Riders. The following year, Katie was invited to join the Area 1 North American Young Rider Eventing team for the Junior Olympics, competed Intermediate and at the Bromont CCI* competition. At her first Intermediate horse trials, she was the only rider to ride double clear cross-country aside from Phillip Dutton and Peter Green.

spacerKatie has an MBA with a Marketing specialty from Northeastern University. She has held professional occupations as VP of Relations for Luxequestrian and as Marketing Coordinator for a real estate agency focusing on significant New England properties. Her experience enables her to understand the complexities of balancing a career while maintaining the health and education of performance horses. Katie and her horses have achieved multiple national and regional titles with the USEA, American Hanoverian Society, and the US Equestrian Federation’s Performance Horse Registry.

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