SOTERIA TEAM RIDERS

Elisa Wallace is a four star three-day eventer and American mustang trainer based out of Rock Creek Farms in Jasper, GA. A past recipient of the Riders4Helmets Craig Ferrell M.D. Equestrian Safety Award, Elisa is a long-time public advocate of helmet use, and of rider safety in general. Photo: Tylir Penton.

 

Lainey Ashker - Lainey is an International event rider that competes at the highest level of the sport, having campaigned her horse Al at the Rolex CCI**** and Badminton CCI****. She can also be seen at top level dressage shows across the east coast. Photo: Jj Kansas Jayhawk Sillman

Justine Dutton - Justine is a British event rider who is based in the United States. She has represented the U.K. on Nations Cup teams in eventing and is a champion for safety in the sport. Justine is currently focusing on producing quality, safe horses in eventing and show jumping based in Florida.

Dan JamesDouble Dan Horsemanship has been noted for performing at every major Royal show in Australia and many large equine events in the United States, earning championships at the “Way of the Horse” at Equitana Asia Pacific in 2008, Road to the Horse International 2012 and the Mane Event 2012 Trainer’s Challenge. They have been crowd favorites in the opening ceremonies of the World Equestrian Games, Australia’s Got Talent, Australian National Cutting Horse Futurities, Equine Affaire and many others.

Daniela Moguel - competes in eventing across Mexico as well as in the United States. She represented Mexico at the 2015 Pan-American Games, where she finished in 12th place individually as the highest-placed Mexican and the best finish by any Mexican rider since 1975. In 2016, she completed the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* in 28th place as the first rider ever to represent Mexico at the event. Photo: Callie Heroux.

Chenoa McElvain - is a talented 25 year old Grand Prix show jumper from New Mexico. She has been greatly influenced by her parents and grandparents’ interest in breeding and training horses. This legacy has served her well as she traveled to the West Coast to compete. 

Emily Beshear - is a CCI**** event rider and a winning Advanced level competitor based in Somerset, Virginia. Emily's husband Jeff Beshear, is a top rated equine veterinarian and event rider and their son, Nicholas, also is an active competitor through the Preliminary level. Photo: Callie Heroux.

 

Avery Klunick - Avery is one of the most exciting young event riders in the US, at just 24 years of age she has competed to the CCI4* level with a bright future. Photo: Lisa Takada.

David O'Connor - has represented the United States in Eventing, competing in two Olympic Games, winning a team silver at the 1996 Olympics and and an individual gold and team bronze at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. David is also the former technical advisor for both the US and Canadian Eventing teams and was president of the USEF from 2004 to 2012. In 2009, he was inducted to the USEA Hall of Fame. He is currently serves as an FEI Bureau Member and the Chair of the Eventing Committee.

Will Coleman - Will has won the North American Junior Young Rider Championships, placed 4th at the Rolex Kentucky CCI**** in 2012, placed 8th at the Land Rover Kentucky CCI**** in 2018, competed overseas at many prestigious events including Burghley CCI****, and represented the United States at the 2012 Olympic Games. He is also an avid show jumper and has competed through CSI** in Holland. Photo Credit: US Equestrian.

Sharon White - is an international four-star event rider with over 20 years of competitive experience. She is known for her absolute dedication to her horses, her students, and her business Last Frontier Farm located in Summit Point, WV, where her passion for the sport of eventing is evident everywhere you look. Sharon is consistently ranked among the top 10 riders in the country. She has competed extensively in the United States and in Europe and is a USEA ICP Level 4 instructor with distinction. In addition to being an accomplished event rider, Sharon has her USDF Silver Medal and has competed successfully in Show Jumping through the Mini Prix level. Sharon also believes in the importance of giving back, and currently sits on numerous USEA committees. Photo Credit: US Equestrian.

Kate Chadderton - Kate is an international 3 day event competitor hailing from Australia. As well as eventing she has competed Prix St George dressage and Grand Prix show jumping. From mid January to the end of November Kate, her horses and her students compete in all levels of recognized competition up and down the East Coast of the US and Canada.

Sandy Ferrell - Sandy runs Royall Show Hunters out of PA & Wellington and is ranked among the top professional hunter riders in the country. She's won Devon's Leading Lady Rider award and the Professional World Championship Hunter Rider Finals. She rides and competes in her Racesafe Provent believing that riding in safety and style is paramount, no matter the discipline.  

Jonathan Holling - is a four star event rider based in Ocala Florida. He runs Holling Eventing at Willow Run Farm along with his wife, Jenn, producing horses and young riders to the top levels of the sport. In 2012, he won the Volvo Bromont CCI*** and was a member of the 2012 Nations Cup Team at Boekelo in the Netherlands. Jon currently sits on the U.S. Equestrian Federation Eventing Sport Committee and chairs the Cross-Country Safety Task Force for the U.S. Eventing Association.