Get to Know the Trainer and Owner, Elizabeth Green

Elizabeth Green, better known as Lizzy, began taking lessons at age 4 and competing at 10 under the instruction of Linda Brown. When Linda retired Lizzy trained with other local trainers and started training young horses. At 15 she began teaching lessons to children and beginner adults.

In 1998 Lizzy was hired as a working student by Beth Perkins and made a switch to Eventing. Under Beth’s tutelage, Lizzy was given the opportunity to ride several different types of horses and coach all levels of students. She re-entered the Jumper arena under the training of Hugh White.

From 2001-03 Lizzy earned her bachelors degree at UCSC while competing successfully at the Amateur Owner level and placing well in several Mini Prixs under the instruction of Dick Widger of Waterford Farms.

Lizzy started her professional career in 2003 as an assistant to Carol Wright of Melodic Farms. In March of 2006 Lizzy became an assistant to Olympic veteran Colin McIntosh and his wife, Toni. There she helped build their 40-horse program teaching all levels of horse and rider.