- Liza Boyd
Event in which you compete: Hunter and Hunter Derby
Hometown: Camden, SC
Number of years riding: 35, all my life. My parents placed me on top of a horse shortly after birth- the day I came home from the hospital.
Career accomplishments to date:
- •2x winner of USHJA International Derby Finals 2013 WCHR winner of Pro Finals
- •3x winner of WCHR Hunter Spectacular of Palm Beach
- •Winner of the WCHR Pony, Junior, and Pro finals
How you got started in your event: My parents have operated Finally Farm, Inc., a hunter/jumper barn for many years. My interest in the family business provided a great start for me with the hunters.
Favorite Ariat product (by name): Olympia riding pants.
Proudest career moment: 2014 Hunter Derby Finals win which was 2 months after I had my baby girl
Tell us about your first horse: My little pony named cash n carry taught me determination.
You ride because: I enjoy the excitement of competition, and I love the relationship between horse and rider.
If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: Nutritionist
Favorite place to travel: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Name one fun fact that people don’t know about you: Avid fan of rodeo sports, especially bull riding.
Good luck charm: Lucky necklace