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By Susan Salk on May 24, 2016
Olympic three-day Eventer Boyd Martin says there was no “mystery” to his decision to compete an off-track Thoroughbred against the very best sport horses at Rolex last month. Simply put, his 11-year-old gelding Blackfoot Mystery was the best horse for the job, even pitted against “specifically bred” international sport horses who drop from their mother’s bellies with the genes to compete at all three phases: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. Blackfoot Mystery Sire: Out of Place Dam: True Mystery, by Proud Truth Foal date: April 30, 2004“I think the deciding factor in three-day Eventing is the cross-country. You need a […]