Lydia competed and trained horses to CCIO* and Intermediate H.T. level eventing. She also trained horses to Third level dressage. In 1990 she had the glorious opportunity to ride FEI level dressage horses in Sweden. She taught beginning students through Preliminary level eventers and Second level dressage. She has worked directly with Mike Huber, Jim Graham, Gorel Nyman, Walter Zettl and Steuart Pittman. She has cliniced with Karl Mikolka and Jimmy Wofford.
Lydia helped to financially support her way through acupuncture school by teaching and training full time at Reddemeade Horse Center, a well known dressage and eventing academy in Ashton,Md. Since graduation she goes there regularly to keep horses at their best.
Lydia and "Keeper" having a double clean round at Seneca Horse Trials.
Coach Lydia poses with Mandy on "Equishare Emmitt" at the 2002 Regional Dressage Championships.
North GeorgiaCCIO* in 1991. Lydia and "Keep N Mind" placed 13th out of 45 competitors.
Lydia is presently competing her
2001 Thoroughbred mare, "Acu-Goodkeeper," in Eventing and Dressage. She recently moved her horse, "Keeper," to Reddemeade in Ashton, Maryland.