Qualified for 2016 Olympic Games in Rio
Olympic event rider Joseph Murphy is one of Ireland’s leading event riders. He is renowned for his laid back personality and his stylish cross country riding!
Originally from Co Westmeath, Joseph is now based in Co Down in Northern Ireland with his wife Jill and their four terriers.
They run a professional event yard on the shorelines of the picturesque Strangford Lough. Joseph has a nice string of horses, from pre novice to advanced level, including his Olympic Electric Cruise.
Joseph spreads his time based in the UK and Ireland to avail of both countries’ events. Joseph is also a Horse Sport Ireland level 2 coaches and in between riding he spends a lot of time teaching horses and riders of all levels.
Josephy was Eventing Ireland’s leading rider in 2013 accumulating the most national and international points. As one of Team Ireland’s High Performance Squad members, Joseph has represented Ireland at numerous international events including Badminton and Pau CCI**** and making a debut on the 2011 squad for the Europeans Championships finishing best of the Irish.
Joseph represented Ireland in the London Olympics as part of the Eventing team with Electric Cruise.