Horsemanship

Providing comprehensive, personalized instruction!

Services

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Clinics

   There is nothing like attending a hands-on course to accelerate the learning process. 2 - 3 day clinics provide the intense, individualized experience that establishes the important foundation cornerstones for successful horsemanship.  Each student benefits from Adiva’s multi-discipline approach and her ability as a coach, teacher and mentor to her clients.  Adiva travels throughout the year, giving clinics, demos and lectures and has been a guest clinician at the Mane Event Horse Expo, in BC and Alberta. 


Clinic Fees starting at $100 per person per day

*does not include travel or arena rental fees if applicable

Contact: adiva@adivamurphy.com

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Lessons & Workshops for Youth and Adults

Private instruction is available for any horsemanship need.  Group lessons provide an affordable option to the private lessons.

Workshops are focused mini clinics with 4-6 people; topics include obstacle training for Cowboy Challenge, Agility or Working Equitation.  There are many different dressage-focused workshops which include  tempo, patterns and rounding your horse.


Private Lessons: *Starting at $50 / hr

Group Lessons: $35 pp / hr

Workshops: $45 - $60pp

 *does not include travel or arena rental fees if applicable 

 Contact: adiva@adivamurphy.com 

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Trainer of Trainers/ Coaches

 Adiva has decades of personal experience with colt starting and correcting problem horses. She continues to study from several trainers to improve her skills in all disciplines.  She consistently demonstrates the importance of putting the horse first. She uses proven scientific methods to ensure the horse learns quickly with relaxation. From coaching many age groups to training horses, Adiva has lots of experience to share with those who want a career in coaching or training.  Adiva has mentored many aspiring coaches and trainers who have certified through Certified Horseman Association (CHA) to become successful in their own horsemanship careers.

 Contact: adiva@adivamurphy.com 

Events

Weekly lessons are available please contact Adiva directly for details. 

One weekend each month is set aside for 2 and 3 day clinics in BC & AB

Mondays

Lessons any level

10:30am - 2:00 pm

Martin Arena Alberta

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Mondays

Lessons any level

Private $50 and Semi private $35pp

10:30am - 2:00 pm

Martin Arena Alberta

Fridays

Lessons any level

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brooks Alberta Area

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Fridays

Lessons any level

Private $50 and Semi private $35pp

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Brooks Alberta Area

Saturday

Workshops: dressage, grid work & obstacle work.

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Martin Arena Alberta

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Saturday

Workshops: dressage, grid work & obstacle work.

Two Saturdays a month details posted on facebook events.  Cost is $60 pp groups of 4-6.  

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Martin Arena Alberta

March 23/24

BC Coast Clinic

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Ladner & Aldergrove

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March 23/24

BC Coast Clinic

Cost $125 pp Limited spots available  Dressage,  starting your horses,  improving your riding... Anything covered geared to meet needs of each person.

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Ladner & Aldergrove

April 12-14

Colt Start & Green Horse development

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Water Valley, Alberta

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April 12-14

Colt Start & Green Horse development

Cost $300 Per person  Accepting horse that have never been started - to lightly started horses. Topics will be covered on how to safely and efficiently move from the ground to a solid riding horse. Emphasis is on no stress and horses learning at their speed and students learning tools for each horse and handler combination.

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Water Valley, Alberta

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About Adiva

Mission

Adiva Murphy Horsemanship is dedicated to training horses and riders at all levels in a gentle yet effective manner. Emphasis is placed on the well-being of horse and rider while upholding classical techniques and presenting a systematic approach of training to the horse. Through a blend of classical and natural horsemanship the focus is on encouraging a deeper connection between horse and rider. With utmost sensitivity and awareness, lessons are tailored to suit individual needs and safety. 

Education

 

Adiva considers herself a lifetime student of the horse. She believes there is no end to the learning process or to the expansive wisdom the horse has to offer. Inspired by the philosophies and methods of some of the greatest horsemen and horsewomen throughout history, she developed her own comprehensive system. Her instruction is inspired by the principles of natural horsemanship, classical dressage and modern science of training, and includes methods learned from her own experiences and dedication.   

Certifications: 

-CHA Master Instructor Level 4 English and Level 4 Western

-Judge for dressage, trail and horse agility

Awards

-2 x Nominated coach of the year. 

-2 x Recipient of mentor-ship awards for youth

Uniqueness

Adiva creates an optimal learning environment for people and horses. She creates a " safe space" to ask questions, and to learn by trying. By supporting each" try" by student or horse, Advia guides the student to improve while building confidence.

In this way she has assisted all levels of riders to increase their riding abilities and horsemanship. 


Contact Us

Get in Touch!

Are you ready to get started?

If you have questions about lessons, workshops or clinics, feel free to send me a message. I will get back to you as soon as possible.

Adiva Murphy Horsemanship

PO Box 1653 T1R 1C5, Brooks, Alberta, Canada

(403) 363-1804

Hours

Mon.

10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Tue.

Closed

Wed.

Closed

Thu.

Closed

Fri.

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Sat.

9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Sun.

By Appointment

Monday & Friday: Lessons

2 Saturdays per month: workshops

Saturday & Sunday: 

Once a month: Clinics AB & BC