Amy Tryon had a competitive record that few can match. With her beloved Poggio II, Amy represented the United States Eventing Team no less than five times, contributing to team gold medals at the 1999 Pan American Games and the 2002 World Equestrian Games and the team bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. She and Poggio also took the individual bronze in Aachen at the 2006 World Equestrian Games and were again called up for the team at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.
Under Tryon’s care, Poggio was named the Best Conditioned Horse at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in 2002. In 2006, Tryon was named The Chronicle of the Horse Eventing Horseman of the Year and Poggio was named Eventing Horse of the Year. Tryon also volunteered on a number of USEA and USEF committees and was very active on the USEA Safety Committee. Her contributions to the growth of the sport in her own Area VII were immense.