What event do you compete in? I compete in the grand prix classes.
Hometown: Westlake Village, CA.
Number of years riding: 20
Career accomplishments to date:
Winner of the 2010 $35,000 Blenheim Summer Classic II Grand Prix
2008 Talent Search Medal Finals champion
2008 NAYRC individual gold medalist
2008 NAYRC team gold medalist
2008 NAYRC style of riding award winner
2007 CPHA Foundation Dan Abbey Sportsmanship award winner
2007 USEF National Hunt Seat Medal Finals reserve champion.
Length of time you’ve been sponsored by Ariat: This is my first year being sponsored by Ariat.
Favorite Ariat product (by name): My favorite products are the Volant Tall Boots and the Triumph Show Coat.
Proudest career moment: Winning individual and team gold medals at the 2008 NAYRC and also winning the USEF Talent Search finals.
Tell us about your first horse: My first horse was a paint pony named Taffy Apple.
You ride because: I ride because I love the competitive aspect of the sport of show jumping and also for the love of the horse.
If you weren’t a professional rider, you would be a: If I weren’t a professional rider I would love to be a marine biologist.
Favorite mentor or idol growing up: My mentors have been my trainers Karen Healey and Ian Millar.
Favorite way to unwind outside of the barn: My favorite way to unwind outside of the barn is running and yoga.