HUNTER/JUMPER SALES : TRAINING : IMPORTS - SE, USA

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 RIDING 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 & PREPPING OF CLIENT HORSES. THROUGH THE REST OF HER JUNIOR YEARS SHE GAINED EXPERIENCE IN THE USEF TALENT SEARCH, WIHS PHASES AND 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. 

‚ÄčAT AGE 19, LIZ WAS OFFERED A RIDING POSITION UNDER ELEANOR BOATWRIGHT IN AUSTIN, TX. AND LATER BECAME THE PRO RIDER FOR AUSTIN TRI-STAR, ATX EQUESTRIAN AND SCATTERED OAKS FARM. IT WAS AT THIS TIME THAT ES SPORTHORSES WAS ESTABLISHED AS A CORPORATION FOR LIZ AS AN INDEPENDENT ATHLETE AND EQUINE SALES AGENT. AT SCATTERED OAKS FARM SHE ALSO ASSISTED IN THE BREAKING AND HELP TRAINING OF TOP HUNTER BLOOD LINES AND HALTER TRAINED THE CONSECUTIVE YEARLINGS. ALSO LEARNING THE INS AND OUTS OF THE A.I. AND LIVE COVER  BREEDING PROCESSES.

THIS LEAD TO THE 2015 IMPORT  OF A  4 YO STALLION THAT LIZ STOOD AND DEVELOPED UP THROUGH THE YJC 6 YO DIVISION, NATIONAL HUNTER DERBIES & WELCOME STAKES.

AT AGE 24, SHE MOVED TO ATLANTA TO CONTINUE HER CAREER AS A RIDER, TRAINER AND EQUINE SALES AGENT OUT OF SHAMROCK MANOR EQUESTRIAN FOR 5+ YEARS AS THE ASSISTANT TRAINER AND BARN MANAGER.