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Boyd Martin: Reflections on Team USA Training Camp in Aachen

The last two weeks have been fantastic here in Germany as the US Eventing Team has undergone a training camp during Pre-Export Quarantine at the grounds where the CHIO Aachen is held each year. There aren’t many times in my life I can completely focus on a couple of horses and get dialed in on every aspect of their training performance. The time in Aachen has been invaluable for really fine tuning things with both Tsetserleg TSF and On Cue, who are both owned by the fabulous Turner family. I Read more...

Boyd’s Update from Aachen

Training in Aachen is going well so far. Both of Chris and Tommie Turner's horses, Thomas and Cue, have arrived in good form after traveling well from the States. The first couple of days here in Germany, I just did some light flat work with team coach Erik Duvander helping me. As the horses were still adjusting after travel, we worked on very simple stretching and suppling work. Yesterday the Bride, Silva Martin, arrived and we started working on the dressage test movements. Both horses are Read more...

2021 US Olympic Team Mandatory Outing

We just finished up a great couple of days at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia for the US Eventing Team's mandatory outing. The Great Meadow Foundation were generous enough to put on a spectacular event for the 12 horses in training towards the Olympic Games. This was a perfect time to give them a practice run as the Olympics will be run in less than a month. I took Tsetserleg TSF and On Cue, both owned by the Turner Family, to this event. My game plan was to give them a nice, solid run Read more...

US Equestrian Federation Statement on the 2020 Olympic Games

USEF STATEMENT: We have received confirmation that the IOC and Organizing Committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games have jointly decided to postpone the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games to 2021. While we are all extremely disappointed the Tokyo 2020 Olympic & Paralympic Games will not move forward as planned this summer, we fully support the decision to postpone to 2021, prioritizing athlete, staff, and spectator safety and health during this challenging time. We Read more...
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