Plaidcast 366: Wendy Murdoch & Dr. Kathleen Anderson by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services

Plaidcast Episode 366 Wendy Murdoch Dr. Kathleen Anderson


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Piper and co-host Traci Brooks of Balmoral Farm speak with Wendy Murdoch about how to improve horse coordination and balance while enhancing communication and connection between horse and rider. Dr. Kathleen Anderson, DVM also joins to talk about her practice at Fair Hill Training Center in Fair Hill, Maryland, which she shares with Michael Matz. Brought to you by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services. Listen in!


  • Host: Piper Klemm of The Plaid Horse Magazine and Traci Brooks of Balmoral Farm 
  • Guest: Wendy Murdoch is an internationally recognized equestrian instructor and clinician for over 30 years, author of several books and DVDs, and creator of the SURE FOOT Equine Stability Program®, Ride Like A Natural® and  The Whole Rider Course®. Wendy’s desire to understand the horse’s and human’s function, curiosity, and love of teaching capitalizes on the most current learning theories. In this way, she can help both the horse and the rider. 
  • Guest: Dr. Kathleen Anderson, DVM is a native of British Columbia, Canada and received her veterinary degree at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Anderson started practicing in 1986 as an associate with Dr. A. Martin Simensen, the long-time US Equestrian Team veterinarian based at the USET headquarters. In 1990, she migrated south to the New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland racing circuits. Dr. Anderson settled at Fair Hill Training Center in Fair Hill, Maryland in 1993 and has actively contributed to the continued success and upgrades at Fair Hill. 
  • Title Sponsor: Taylor, Harris Insurance Services, Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS) was founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk. THIS places their policies with the highest rated and most secure carriers, meticulously selected for reliability and prompt claims settlement. THIS is proud of their worldwide reputation for responsive and courteous service, and welcomes the opportunity to discuss your equine insurance needs and provide you with a quote.
  • Photos Courtesy of Wendy Murdoch & Dr. Kathleen Anderson
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