Rattner Bloodstock, formerly Martha Murdock Stables, is home to Champions across many divisions and breeds, and has been for over two decades, since its inception. Martha Rattner began her riding career
at the age of six and has
been training and showing horses professionally for over 35 years in Hunter, Show Hack, Driving, Park, English Pleasure,
Side Saddle and Native Costume. While she is most well known internationally
for her accomplishments training and showing Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo
Arabian horses, amassing multiple US and Canadian National Champion and Reserve
Champion honors, Martha has also shown American Saddlebreds and won a Reserve
World Championship with a Hackney. One
of her many career highlights was being recognized in 2013 by the United States
Equestrian Federation as an “Equestrian of Honor” and the recipient of the
Vaughn Smith Trophy. Martha earned her
BS in Equine Science and pursued graduate studies in Biochemistry at Northwest
State University in Louisiana.
In addition to her achievements as a trainer
and exhibitor, Martha
has been a certified judge for 34 years; judging at such prestigious shows as
the U.S. and Canadian Nationals, Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, and the Australian National Horse Show. She has expertise in judging Arabians,
Hackneys, National Show Horses and American Saddlebreds. Revenue derived from judging is captured
under the Rattner Bloodstock umbrella.
Martha is also currently listed among the top twelve riders from whom
the United States Equestrian Federation’s team will be chosen to compete in the
World Equestrian Games in Normandy, France in the fall of 2014.
Rattner Bloodstock is committed to the finest of care, including training, breeding and showing, for all horses that grace its facility, and is consistently involved in the founding, furthering and bettering of associations and initiatives that promote horses and their well-being. We are currently in the process up updating the information on our website. In the mean time, please "Like" us on Facebook by following the link below.
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