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Boyd and Silva to Compete at Fair Hill H.T This Weekend

The Pennsylvania spring is here and the conditions are absolutely perfect for eventing. This weekend we are competing the upper level horses at the Fair Hill Horse Trials in nearby Elkton, Maryland.   It will be an unusual Fair Hill for our family, as it is very rare that both Silva and I are competing at the same event. Silva has very kindly volunteered to ride my four Kentucky entries: Thomas, Cue, Ludwig and Luke, in the dressage at Fair Hill. Silva will compete the horses through the Read more...

Boyd En Route to The Fork Three-Day Event at TIEC

I am currently en-route to the Tryon International Equestrian Center, armed up with four very fit, on form horses. At the moment, these are my top four advanced horses in work, and we are in the final stages of preparing them for the 2021 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event. I have picked Tryon for their final event as it is perfect timing, being three weeks before Kentucky. On top of that, the dressage and show jumping at Tryon is top notch and will be held in stadiums that have plenty of atmosphere, Read more...

Boyd Martin Eventing Videos: USEF High Performance Training Session in Ocala

Boyd spent the past several days in Ocala, Florida at a USEF Elite High Performance training session: "I had a really productive four days training with the USEF High Performance coaches in Ocala, FL. I took four of the advanced horses: Thomas (Tsetserleg), Luke (Luke 140), Ludwig (Long Island T) and Cue (On Cue). Below are some videos of me jumping with Peter Wylde and doing some dressage with David O’Connor.  I feel like I really benefited from the work we put in over the past couple of days. Read more...

Stable View Horse Trials

The 2021 season is about to start with our first horse trial. We don’t have to travel far as it is at our home base, Stable View. All of the horses are humming, and we should have some great performances.  Below are the ride times:   Read more...

Blackfoot Mystery Sold

I’ve been very lucky and grateful to have a wonderful horse like Blackfoot Mystery in my stable for the past five or six years. He’s just an unbelievable animal that has obviously taken me to my ultimate dream of competing at the Olympic Games. In 2015 I was very lucky to purchase Big Red off Kelly Prather, who had done the bulk of the training with Red since he retired from racing. In a very short period of time I was lucky to have a top placing at Fair Hill CCI4*-L, went on to win the Wellington Read more...

USEA Year-End Awards

After a challenging year rehabbing from various injuries, Boyd got back in the saddle to win the two biggest events of the year at Galway Downs (CA) and the Tryon International (NC). Ultimately he is the 2020 USEA Intermediate and Advanced Adult Rider Champion, and Luke 140, owned by the Luke 140 Syndicate, is the USEA Horse of the Year and Advanced Horse Champion! Boyd said, “Obviously it was a very unique year of eventing. All in all we had many interruptions through Covid and surgeries. I Read more...

Champions! Boyd and Tsetserleg Win at Tryon

After a long and difficult year, Boyd and Thomas pulled out all the stops to win the Buckeye Feed/USEF National CCI4*- Championship at the MARS Tryon International Three-Day Event in Tryon, North Carolina. With three horses competing in this division, Boyd had a couple of chances to get around the course and settle his nerves by the time Thomas entered the arena. They put in a foot-perfect round, and when overnight leader Liz Halliday-Sharp had the final rail down with Deniro Z, the win was in Read more...

Tryon International Underway

Photo: Boyd and On Cue, copyright Shannon Brinkman for the USEF Windurra is off to a great start at the Mars Tryon International Three-Day Event. The heavens were open all night and it kept pelting down with rain all morning, but Tryon is a solid venue, with modern stabling and sensational all weather footing, so everyone was able to carry on with the competition. Boyd had three horses competing in the dressage yesterday:Blackfoot Mystery was second to go in the premier class, the CCI4L.  Read more...

Four Windurra Horses to Compete at Mars Tryon International Three-Day Event CCCI4L

Boyd is currently on his way to North Carolina for the 2020 MARS Tryon International Three-Day Event at the Tryon International Equestrian Center, which is shaping up to be one of the most competitive events in the United States in 2020: With so many other competitions canceled, many of America’s best horses and riders have all been aiming at this one event in Tryon. That being said, I have loaded up the trailer with some very talented equine athletes! Blackfoot Mystery:  I have slowly Read more...

Groom and Working Students Wanted at Windurra Eventing

We have several job opportunities with Windurra Eventing for the 2020-2021 season.  As we’re getting close to the end of an epic 2020, I’m already getting fired up for next year. We’re looking for a few new people to join our team on the eventing side of things. Basically I’m on the lookout for one or two grooms to assist our manager, Steph Simpson, in the grooming and care of the horses. This would be a paid position that includes accommodations. We also have one or two openings Read more...
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