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Windurra Horses Start the Season at Dressage at Bruce’s Field in Aiken

We spent this weekend at the new recognized dressage show at the relatively new facilities at Bruce’s Field in Aiken, SC. I was so impressed with Bruce’s Field, and also with the ladies who organized the show. I thought it was a huge success; they had a huge turnout and it was very well run. The footing there is also really good. I hope they do another show next year! This was the first one and it was excellent. Boyd and I both took horses out and he was also very impressed with the facility Read more...

Sponsor Love on Valentine’s Day

  Equestrian sport relies on partnerships: the bond between horse and rider; between student and coach; between a horse's owner(s) and rider; and, in the case of many professional riders, the partnership with sponsors. We are fortunate to have a group of sponsors providing support, and hope that you will show them some love when you are in need of equestrian products and services! Happy Valentine's Day! Ariat Attwood Equestrian Surfaces Charles Owen Ecogold Horizon Structures Majyk Read more...

Reflections on the 2017 $100,000 Land Rover Wellington Eventing Showcase

This year was once again an epic Wellington Showcase event. This is one of my favorite events of the year because it’s unique and a wonderful destination. I had this event dialed in from the beginning of the year and wanted to really well there. This year’s Showcase was probably the hardest to win: the field was very high quality, we had a lot more big-name riders with a high-end group of advanced horses. I took Craig and Gloria’s Welcome Shadow who’s now somewhat seasoned at the 4-star Read more...

Video: William Fox-Pitt Schooling Tura Lura at Stable View

William gave Tura a school today before the horse trials at Stable View, and Boyd gave Ray Price a cross-country tune-up. Read more...

William Fox-Pitt to Pilot Boyd’s Horses at Two Events

We’ve relocated to our winter base in Aiken at beautiful Stable View Farm and I must say there’s no better place to be this time of year than at this beautiful property. The facilities are fantastic and all the horses are gearing up for a good year of eventing. William Fox-Pitt is planning to teach at Stable View on January 28th-30th and we’ve decided to put him to work helping me compete a couple of the sales horses. At the Stable View Horse Trials he’ll compete Nancy Hathaway and Read more...

Viral Video of Boyd Getting Run Over By a Horse

It’s true what they say, folks…Don’t Mess with Texas. In the midst of teaching a clinic in Texas this past weekend, Boyd, ever the gentleman, offered to give a young lady a little guidance in getting her resistant horse over a ditch, by becoming a human jump standard…but instead he got steamrolled! Check out the videos below:

Boyd Begins 2017 Ranked 5th in the World

We're pleased to announce that Boyd is currently ranked 5th on the HSBC/FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings. Here's the link to complete standings: https://data.fei.org/Ranking/Search.aspx?rankingCode=C_WR Thanks to everyone who supported Boyd and his horses in 2016. We're looking forward to another successful year ahead! Read more...

Press Release Regarding Aesthete

Press Release Media Contact: Amber Heintzberger, 828-289-0658 amberwriter@aol.com 3 January 2017 – Kennett Square, PA -- Windurra Dressage must regretfully announce that the 2005 Dutch Warmblood gelding Aesthete (“Stately”), owned by Faye Woolf, was humanely euthanized on January 1st, 2017 at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center Large Animal Hospital in Kennett Square, PA, where he was treated by Dr. Kyla Ortvet. According to Dr. Ortvet, “Six weeks ago he had a large colon volvulus Read more...

Remembering Aesthete (2005-2017)

We are sad to share that the talented and successful dressage horse Aesthete ("Stately"), a 2005 Dutch Warmblood gelding owned by Faye Woolf and ridden by Silva Martin, was euthanized on the morning of January 1st at New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA due to colic. Stately received excellent care, and every effort was made to save him. Stately was a tremendous athlete, a gentle soul, and a talented dressage horse. He will be deeply missed. A press release with more information is forthcoming. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EoRpbusOZOM Read more...

Windurra Excels on 2016 USEA Leaderboard

We could say that 2016 was a successful year for Windurra Eventing, but the results speak for themselves! Congratulations to Boyd Martin on winning the Leading Rider title with 1256 points. Runner-up was Boyd's longtime coach and mentor Phillip Dutton with 1442 points. Congratulations to Phillip on winning the Leading Horse award with Mighty Nice. Phillip and "Happy" were inspirational teammates to Boyd at the 2016 Olympic Games. Both Boyd's reserve Olympic horse, Welcome Shadow, owned Read more...
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