My horses are my life. What started with one wonderful mare named Ariel has grown into a thriving business with multiple CCI5* horses. At Caroline Martin Eventing, we have developed a team of upper level horses as well as young horses being produced up the ranks of eventing. Explore Team Living the Dream, our sale horses, and read about their success stories!

“Islandwood Captain Jack, Cristano Z, and Danger Mouse are three talented world-class horses who’s athleticism, intelligence, and superior jumping ability have propelled them to be successful at the very highest level of the sport. Read through the following packet, which includes the details of this opportunity, and I hope you will consider joining me on this journey as an owner of three tremendous athletes in Team Living the Dream LLC.”

Meet Team Living the Dream


Danger Mouse

Danger Mouse is an 11 year old Warmblood, sired out of Kannan. He is known for his scope over fences and flashy movement in the dressage ring. This is shown in his top finishes at Red Hill International CIC2* (3rd), Carolina International CIC3* (7th), Jersey Fresh International CCI3* (5th), Morven Park International CIC3* (3rd) and Fair Hill International CCI3* (5th). In addition, Danger Mouse has a proven track record competing overseas at Bramham and Houghton Hall International. A clear cross country round at Houghton Hall brought Caroline and Danger Mouse to place in the top twenty. This carried forward to Bramham CCI3*, where the pair finished in 13th place in a competitive international atmosphere. His experience earned him ninth place on the USEA 2018 Horse of the Year Leaderboard.


Islandwood Captain Jack

Islandwood Captain Jack, a 10 year old Sport Horse gelding out of sire, Jack of Diamonds and dam, Suir Touch. His career highlights in 2018 include second places finishes at Jersey Fresh International CCI3* and the Event at Rebecca Farm International CCI3*. A sixth place finish at Great Meadow International CICO3*, and a fifth place finish at The Fork Advanced. These results put Islandwood Captain Jack ranked fourth on the USEA Horse of the Year Leaderboard in 2018. His quiet and food motivated temperament is a testament to the elite skill of this gelding.


Cristano Z

Cristano Z, a 10 year old Irish Sport Horse gelding has successfully competed through the CCI2* level and Intermediate in Eventing. He is sired out of Chippendale Z and dam, Nalan Vh Schoterhof. Cristano Z ended 2017 with a win at Stable View Oktoberfest Intermediate and wrapped up the 2018 season with wins at the Horse Park of New Jersey Intermediate, The Maryland Horse Trials CIC2* and Plantation Field International CIC1*. Cristano Z is a natural mover and a reliable ride throughout the events. In 2019 he debuted in his Grand Prix jumper career with a sixth place finish in only his second Grand Prix.

WHat we have achieved

  • 5th & 8th 2017 Bramham International U25 CCI3*

  • 3rd Place Team 2017 Nations Cup CICO3* Houghton Hall

  • 28th 2017 Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI4*

  • 1st 2017 Carolina International CIC3*

  • 2nd 2016 Richland Park CIC3*

  • USEF Developing Rider Champion 2016 Jersey Fresh CCI3*

  • 10th 2015 Bramham International U25 CCI3* (United Kingdom)

  • 5th 2014 Jersey Fresh CCI3*

  • 6th 2014 Fair Hill International CCI3*

  • Reserve Champion USEF National Developing Rider 2014 Fair Hill International CCI3*

  • Individual & Team Gold Medal 2013 North American Junior Young Rider CCI2* Championships

  • USEF High Performace Training List Team Member 2014-2017

  • 4-time USEA Young Rider Champion 2012-2015

  • USEA Rising Star Award 2011

  • ERAofNA Junior Board Founding Member