ES SPORTHORSES, LLC

About the rider,

ELIZABETH BEGAN RIDING AT THE AGE OF FOUR IN SOUTHERN LOUISIANA, BUILDING HER EQUESTRIAN FOUNDATION UNDER TRAINER AND AUNT, KIRSTIN FOUST (MURPHY). SHE QUICKLY BEGAN SHOWING IN THE LOCAL AND A CIRCUIT PONY DIVISIONS. AS HER SKILLS PROGRESSED, SHE WAS RECRUITED BY SEVERAL OWNERS AND OTHER TRAINERS AS A WARM UP RIDER AND LATER ASKED TO ASSIST IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND SHOWING OF YOUNG SALE HORSES. AS AN EARLY TEEN, LIZ'S AUNT MOVED OUT OF STATE AND SHE CONTINUED HER TRAINING UNDER JANET TALMADGE OF RAVENWOOD STABLES. THROUGH THE REST OF HER JUNIOR YEARS SHE WAS COMPETITIVE IN THE USEF TALENT SEARCH, WIHS PHASES UP THROUGH THE JR/AO JUMPER DIVISIONS; QUALIFYING ANNUALLY FOR ZONE 7 FINALS IN THE HIGH CHILDRENS AND AO JUMPER DIVISIONS WITH HER OTTB, DAKOTA. COMPETING ACROSS THE COUNTRY WITH PLACINGS IN SEVERAL MINI PRIXS, SPEED STAKES AND JUMPER CLASSICS ALLOWED HER TO COMPLETE USEF'S HIGH SCHOOL EQUESTRIAN ATHLETICS PROGRAM WITH FOUR STARRED YEARS. 

AT AGE 19, LIZ WAS OFFERED A PAID RIDING POSITION UNDER ELEANOR BOATWRIGHT IN AUSTIN, TX. AND LATER BECAME THE PRO RIDER FOR AUSTIN TRI-STAR, ATX EQUESTRIAN AND SCATTERED OAKS FARM. AT SOF SHE ALSO BROKE AND TRAINED TOP HUNTER BLOOD LINE OLDENBURGS AND HALTER TRAINED THE CONSECUTIVE YEARLINGS. ALSO LEARNING THE INS AND OUTS OF THE A.I. AND LIVE COVER  BREEDING PROCESSES.

LEADING TO THE 2015 FALL TRAVEL TO GERMANY WHERE ES SPORTHORSES IMPORTED A 4 YO STALLION THAT LIZ HAS TAKEN UP THROUGH THE YJC 6 YO DIVISION, NATIONAL HUNTER DERBIES AND ONTO THE WELCOME STAKES AND 1.30MS.

AT AGE 24, SHE MOVED TO ATLANTA TO CONTINUE HER CAREER AS A PRO RIDER AND SALES AGENT FOR HER OWN BUSINESS, ES SPORTHORSES AND NOW STERLING CREEK JUMPERS AS OF SPRING 2017.


LIFE LONG ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE YEAR END AWARDS FROM LHJA, GCHJA, SLHJA, MHJA, THJA, CTHJA, CHERYL & CO NAL, NHJL, USHJA ZONE 7 FINALS FOR LOW + MODIFIED + HIGH CH/AD JUMPERS AND LOW + MODIFIED JR/AO JUMPERS, USEF JR/AO JUMPER CHAMPIONSHIPS, YJC 6YO QUALIFIER WINS, NATIONAL DERBY WINS AND COUNTLESS JUMPER STAKE WINS AND PLACINGS.


SHE HAS ALSO PARTICIPATED IN CLINICS AND RECIEVED TRAINING FROM KIRSTIN FOUST (USA), DENNIS AND PETE MURPHY (USA), MEGAN O'DWYER THIEL (USA), HOLLY SHEPHERD (USA), GLENN HARTIGAN (CANADA), DAVID Q. WRIGHT (USA), JEANETTE CORBEEK (HOLLAND) AND ELEANOR BOATWRIGHT (USA).


LIZ IS A LEAD PRODUCT ADVISOR FOR DOVER SADDLERY, TEACHES AT RIVER MIST EQUESTRIAN (ALPHARETTA, GA), HAS JUDGED LOCALLY FOR CENTRAL TEXAS HUNTER JUMPER ASSOCIATION, CHERYL & CO, ELITE SHOW JUMPING AND HUB CITY HUNTER JUMPER ASSOCIATION. SHE HAS WORKED VARIOUSLY FOR SHOW NET, LLC, STOOD AS THE CTHJA STATISTICIAN/WEB DIRECTOR FOR 2 YEARS, AND IS A USA AMBASSADOR FOR JUST WORLD INTERNATIONAL.

HUNTER/JUMPERS I SALES I TRAINING