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The Style Police: Luhmuehlen Fashion Roundup with Silva

in his super-German outfit. Not my style, but very appropriate!I really enjoyed the trip to Luhmuehlen, and thanks to Fernanda KelloggI have lots of photos of some fashion trends from the event.  I don’t think it’s all that different from here, but loud colors are definitely a trend in Germany right now. My style is pretty simple, I don’t like too many bright and trendy things and I personally would stay away from too much color and flashiness but that’s my style. Tastes are different, Read more...

Focus on Courses: George Morris Clinic at Bridle Creek Farm

On Monday and Tuesday some of the top eventing riders in Aiken were treated to an awesome clinic by the Master of Equitation, George Morris. George worked on course analysis and course riding in this particular clinic. It was fantastic listening and learning the fine detail that George puts into the art of riding a course well. I feel like all of the riders and auditors gained information and knowledge from the lessons. It was a real honour and privilege working with George.A big thanks must also Read more...

Fun Sunday Jumping Clinic in Tryon, NC

Eric DierksIt was a fantastic day teaching jump lessons at Eric and Trayce Dierks’ Renovatio Farm in Tryon, NC. Rachael Wood with Boyd - courtesy Stephanie WoodWe had an enthusiastic group of riders sitting on novice right up to advanced horses, all ready to learn, and the facility was fantastic. I very much enjoyed getting out there and teaching the clinic. BoydI had the riders work on some turning exercises and gymnastics to get the horses jumping well and rideable, then towards the Read more...

Boyd Martin Clinic at Stony Brook Farm

We had another fantastic clinic over the weekend at Denise Lahey and Pierre Colin's Stony Brook Farm in Peterborough, NH. We had a lot of great horses and riders but Pierre and Cedric really stole the show. Denise and Pierre are great supporters, owning Steady Eddie and SBF Cortez, and as members of the Trading Aces Syndicate. It's always fun to spend the weekend at their farm teaching and enjoying the beautiful countryside of New Hampshire.-BoydPierre and CedricBoyd imparting words of wisdomPierre Read more...

Sales Horse Spotlight: Fergus Himself $18K!!

Fergus is a great all around horse at an exceptional price for $18K!He's an excellent mover, very athletic and a perfect gentleman. He would make a super eventer or fox hunter. This is a current video of Fergus in training at home in Cochranville, PA.  NAME: Fergus Himself (Originally Kinard Mr. Meara)SEX: GeldingCOLOUR: BayHEIGHT: 16.2 hhDATE OF BIRTH: 2006COUNTY OF BIRTH: IrelandSIRE: Argideen Vale(Irish TB)DAM: Carrickbanaagher Star (Irish Sporthorse)BREED: Irish WBBREEDER: Gerry SweenyPLACE Read more...

MCTA Horse Trials

Boyd reports from the sidelines: Caitlin on Ray Price with Amy and MeWith my surgery having taken place on Wednesday, I decided to sideline myself for last weekend's MCTA horse trials.  Most of the young horses had an outing with my 4-star riding assistant Caitlin, along with eventionTV host Dommy Schramm.Ray & WallyIt was a great opportunity to watch the horses that I usually ride competing with these two in the tack.  I must say that all the horses ooze with class, and it's very Read more...

MCTA Horse Trials

Boyd reports from the sidelines: Caitlin on Ray Price with Amy and MeWith my surgery having taken place on Wednesday, I decided to sideline myself for last weekend's MCTA horse trials.  Most of the young horses had an outing with my 4-star riding assistant Caitlin, along with eventionTV host Dommy Schramm.Ray & WallyIt was a great opportunity to watch the horses that I usually ride competing with these two in the tack.  I must say that all the horses ooze with class, and it's very exciting to Read more...

Fitness Work in England

Training in England is going well with the US team. All of the horses look like they have shipped well, and are in good form for next week's final outing.On Saturday the team of horses all galloped at Jackdaws Castle in Gloucester. It was an amazing farm with a choice of all weather gallops that are usually used for the horses that are in training with race trainer Jonjo O'Niell.Remi, Neville and Otis trotted up the shorter hill once and then did one slow canter, then a faster canter up the big hill.More Read more...

Fitness Work in England

Training in England is going well with the US team. All of the horses look like they have shipped well, and are in good form for next week's final outing.On Saturday the team of horses all galloped at Jackdaws Castle in Gloucester. It was an amazing farm with a choice of all weather gallops that are usually used for the horses that are in training with race trainer Jonjo O'Niell.Remi, Neville and Otis trotted up the shorter hill once and then did one slow canter, then a faster canter up the big hill.More Read more...

Preparations for Fair Hill

Boyd took a few minutes out of his busy Fair Hill preparations to talk about the four horses that he is taking the championship event, which begins with the first veterinary inspection on Wednesday. Last year in the CCI*** at Fair Hill Boyd placed second on Ying Yang Yo and fourth on Neville Bardos. "It's good going back to Fair Hill feeling confident and knowing what it's about," says Boyd. "I think we've had a good preparation for the event and I'm riding four good horses. I think that the new Read more...
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