Achievements by Michael Murphy so far in his career as a Para Dressage Rider:

2021 Munchen-Riem CPEDI3* Cleverboy: First in Team and Individual with 73.39% & 76.48%

close runner up in the Freestyle with 78.4% Obtained Mers for Tokyo Paralympics!

2020 Announcement of Qualifying an Individual place for Ireland for Tokyo Paralympics!

2019 Consistently represented Ireland at Internationals in UK and Europe with placings.

  • Junior International Grade 1a Champion, at Millfield x4yrs
  • Junior International Grade 1a Champion, at Moorsele, Belgium 2010
  • British Dressage KBIS Grade1a National Champion 2010
  • Youngest in the world to win 2* Senior International Para Dressage Competition.
  • British Dressage Para Grade 1a/1b Winter Champion 2014
  • Qualified for BD Winter Open Championships 2015 Grade 1a finishing 2nd. Aura's first ever Championships!
  • Qualified for Hickstead 2015 Open Championships finishing 5th.
  • Hartpury 3* International Team: 6th Individual 5th: Freestyle 3rd!
  • Hartpury 3* International Qualified.


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  • Double spinal Fusion at Stanmore Orthopaedic Hospital September 2011
  • Now back on a horse and aiming for The Europeans, World Championships and ultimately The Paralympics.

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