BRIAN MURPHY: Producing horses for the show ring

For part two of our young horse training series we turn to the world of showing, and who better to speak to than showing supremo Brian Murphy. Brian is well known and regarded at home and abroad for his judging of a young horse. During the winter months Brian can be spotted on an impeccably turned out Irish Hunter leading the Glandoran Island Hunt across the Wexford countryside – he is now in his fourth season as Huntsman. But during the summer months Brian turns his focus to producing horses for the show ring and he is rarely – if ever – out of the ribbons. Some of Brian’s biggest achievements to date include winning the 2016 Supreme Hunter Championship at the Dublin Horse Show aboard the magnificent Fort Knocks, a 2011 Irish Draught by Gortfree Hero out of Queenies Pride by Welcome Flagmount, bred by Noel Sheridan. The Irish … Continue reading BRIAN MURPHY: Producing horses for the show ring