Northland woman Alycia Burton has mastered the skill of "free riding" and is wowing millions of internet viewers around the world with her daring equine ability by flying over Olympic-sized jumps.

The 25-year-old, now based in Auckland, has leaped to fame on YouTube and is releasing a DVD called Free Rider - The Alycia Burton Story.

She said she had a special relationship with her horse, Goldrush. "I almost know what he is going to do before he does, we are so in sync."