Sunday, June 06, 2010

Lindsay Graham - Full Article

Born: May 4, 1982 Residence: Napa, CA

Lindsay Graham began riding horses as a young child and soon began competing in hunter/jumper competitions up through college. She was first exposed to endurance riding back in 1993 as crew member for her mom and horse Phoenix Affair. In 2004, roughly the time that she had to retire her horse from jumping, her mom needed to have surgery on her back. Lindsay decided to continue to keep Phoenix going for the year as she continued to ride in intercollegiate jumper shows. During that year, Lindsay became hooked on the sport of endurance riding and switched over to the sport in its entirety, leaving jumping in her past.

In the past seven years of endurance riding Lindsay has had many incredible experiences. One of her biggest achievements was a 7th place finish at the prestigious and world re-known 100 mile Tevis Cup Ride, where Phoenix at 19 years and so many months old, was and still holds the record for the oldest horse to Top Ten this ride...

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