Lisa Barry

Pittsburgh, PA


I am a four-star event rider who has produced more than 20 successful sport horses to date. Many of them have become FEI level event horses and 3 have successfully competed at the Advanced/CCI3*/CCI4* level. I competed at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky There Day Event aboard my beloved FIS Prince Charming, aka “Peanut,” a tiny, feisty New Zealand OTTB. I have been riding and competing horses for 29 years, and have 16 years of international competition experience. I rode on the Area 8 NAJYRC CCI* team in 2002, and earned a Silver medal on the Area 2 CCI2* team at the NAYRC in 2005. My horses have had top placings at many FEI events. I've trained with Karen O’Connor for 25 years, and have worked for and ridden with Karen and David since I joined the O’Connor program as a working student when I was 17. I recently moved my own training and teaching business to Lexington, KY. I enjoy breaking and training sport horses for competition, teaching and coaching riders at all levels, and producing horses for sale. I love the journey of bringing horses to their full potential, starting them with natural horsemanship techniques and continuing their education using the skills I've gained through my training and work experience. I'm grateful for and proud of my reputation as a friendly, honest horsewoman who produces happy, successful students and lovely, well-trained horses. In addition to competing, I have also traveled around the world to groom at major international competitions, including the Pan Ams, the WEG, Rolex and Badminton, for American riders and the Canadian team. My ultimate goal is to represent the US in international competition, and I'm looking for people who would like to share that journey with me in an ownership or syndication partnership role. I invite you to join our team and have fun with us!

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American Thoroughbred
Lisa Barry
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