Welcome to Equestrian Harmony

Equestrian Harmony & Patty Burrows

Patty is a full time, fully insured freelance riding instructor offering riding instruction across the New Forest, Hampshire, Dorset, parts of Wiltshire and Berkshire and the Isle of Wight.

Patty has just over 30 years’ experience in riding and training horses, both in Germany and the UK. She is a certified Centered Riding® instructor, with a passion for Classical Dressage and biomechanics.

With an ever-inquisitive mind and thirst for learning and developing a deeper understanding (sounds so much better than “being a bit of a pain”!), her journey took her from the “standard” riding and training, to natural horsemanship, to Centered Riding® and Classical Dressage.

In Centered Riding it all came together for Patty: a holistic approach to riding that took into account the classical riding principles as well as the understanding of anatomy and psychology of both rider and horse with the aim to harmonise the ridden partnership.

Patty qualified as a Centered Riding® instructor in 2008 in Switzerland and continues to improve her teaching and training skills by regularly attending courses, clinics and lectures on Centered Riding®, Classical Dressage, biomechanics, NLP/sports psychology, Body Control Pilates and Thai Chi within the UK and abroad.




Patty qualified as a Centered Riding® instructor in 2008 in Switzerland and continues to improve her teaching and training skills by regularly attending courses, clinics and lectures on Centered Riding®, Classical Dressage, biomechanics, NLP/sports psychology, Body Control Pilates and Thai Chi within the UK and abroad.

Patty has three full-time teachers who strive in their individual ways to ensure she continues learning and is challenged to improve her ways: Bobbin, a New Forest Pony; Jasper, an Andalusian x TB and the “baby” Freddie, also a New Forest Pony.