After sending Otis Barbotiere to Florida earlier this year to be tried as a jumper mount, Boyd Martin confirmed that Ali Boone, a young jumper rider from Kentucky, has acquired the ride on his London...» Read More!
Allison Springer announced this morning that she has sadly withdrawn Arthur from Rolex after the 16-year-old Irish Sport Horse cross gelding sustained a minor injury. Allison posted the following statement on the Allison Springer Eventing...» Read More!
Big news, EN! Boyd Martin announced this morning on Facebook that he and his wife, Silva, are expecting their first child in September. Boyd said Silva is feeling great and plans to keep riding her dressage horses for...» Read More!
We all love a good “great save” story, and we’ve got two good ones for you from The Fork this weekend. We’re sure we’re missing some, so if you have a tip (and a photo...» Read More!
If you were out at Pine Top Spring Horse Trials this past weekend, you might have seen a certain famous chestnut with a familiar big blaze and wild eye galloping around the cross country course....» Read More!
Boyd Martin compared the inaugural Aiken Masterclass to a “rock concert” after he and Phillip Dutton entertained 350 people at Stable View Farm Tuesday night...» Read More!
Boyd Martin confirmed today that Trading Aces, who competed on the 2014 U.S. World Equestrian Games team with Phillip Dutton, has been sold in Florida to junior rider Alexandra Pielet as an equitation horse. “Oscar,” an 11-year-old Irish...» Read More!
I’m leaving the frosty forests of Minnesota for Aiken this morning, and resolved to pull an all-nighter to prepare for my trip. Fueled by caffeine and blueberry muffins, my mind is currently zipping along at...» Read More!
Last week on EN’s Got Talent, we got to know a little more about Santos, the newest upper-level prospect in Boyd Martin’s barn. Bearing a striking resemblance to Neville Bardos in both looks and demeanor,...» Read More!
The chestnut gelding with the white face and white eye caught a few eyes at Paradise Farm in Aiken last weekend. With the always recognizable Boyd Martin in the irons, a few onlookers thought perhaps...» Read More!
The final FEI World Eventing Athlete Rankings for 2014 have been released, and William Fox-Pitt finished the year as World No. 1 by a healthy margin, leading second-placed Jonelle Price by more than 80 points....» Read More!
Boyd Martin delivered the good news this morning that his 2010 World Equestrian Games partner and 2012 USEF International Horse of the Year Neville Bardos is “back prancing around” under saddle following an extended period of time off....» Read More!
Many questions faced Boyd Martin after he and Trading Aces retired on cross country at Galway Downs on Saturday. During the press conference after the conclusion of dressage, Boyd addressed some of Oscar’s challenges; despite being physically fit,...» Read More!
EN and social media went absolutely insane when photos of Boyd Martin’s big save at Fair Hill surfaced online. For those who missed it, here is Lauren Sumner’s famous photo of Boyd’s (first) Duck Incident: Of course, all’s well...» Read More!
Galway Downs is entertaining a pretty healthy field of nineteen this year, the biggest field this division has seen since 2011, when there was an extremely strong field of 36. There’s a good mix of...» Read More!
Boyd Martin regularly blogs on his website, which is great since it helps keep us in the know on the inner workings of an upper level operation. Boyd posted an update on his successful weekend...» Read More!
It’s hard to believe that the season is almost over! With Fair Hill a wrap, it’s time to start heading west for Galway. Just ten days away, Galway is sure to bring awesome weather and...» Read More!
The next time that you reach into your wallet to pull out a five-spot to buy a pumpkin-spiced latte, pause just a moment to appreciate the history that went into the piece of green paper that...» Read More!
Someone isn’t happy about the cooler weather! My barn hosted a schooling show for our students over the weekend, and I found myself bundled up in a parka with a winter hat and gloves while...» Read More!
The Advanced division at Morven Park is actually bigger and stronger than the CIC3*. I’m not entirely sure why that is, but it may be a sign that more of the pairs in the Advanced...» Read More!
A barn fire. Olympics. Burghley. Boekelo. Luhmühlen. World Equestrian Games. It’s an understatement to say Boyd Martin and Lindsey Taylor endured a lot together in her three-year tenure as head groom and barn manager at...» Read More!
With Team USA’s first five riders failing to produce a clear cross-country trip on a day that turned into Badminton 2.0, the pressure mounted on Boyd Martin and Shamwari 4 to deliver some form of redemption....» Read More!
One of the perks of teaching riding lessons is that I can see students of all ages and experience levels fuel their insatiable and – dare I say it? – insane desire to learn everything...» Read More!