Martin started riding at age 5. Born & raised in Austria, Glis Ranch was the first reining horse facility that he rode reiners at. Glis Ranch was considered “reining horse” central of Austria. After finishing engineering school at the age of 19 Martin went to work for Rudi Kronsteiner (Germany), then moved to the United States in 2001. After moving to the US he worked as an assistant trainer for Lynda Adlof, Bob Avila, Todd Sommers, and Dell Hendericks. In January 2007 Martin started his own training business. Specializing in open, non pro, futurity, and derby horses, Martin has taken on great accomplishments such as; open finalist in NRHA Derby, NRBC Classic, Congress Futurity, and NRHA Intermediate Open Futurity. Recently he won the Int Open Derby at the 2011 Cactus Classic, Reining By The Bay and The High Roller Reining Classic. He also took home the titles of the 2011 NRBC Challenge, NRBC Open, and CRI2. Martin has also represented Austria for the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky 2010.
Kim was born and raised in Scottsdale, Arizona. She started riding horses at age 8. Beginning her show career at the age of 11, Kim entered the show pen showing all around horses. At age 17 she fell in love with the reiners. Kim is a very competitive non pro who holds titles such as AQHA World Champion, Limited, Intermediate, and 2 x Non Pro NRBC Champion, NRHA Non Pro Derby Champion, Non Pro Derby Champion Reining by the Bay, Non Pro Derby Champion High Roller Reining Classic & more.