Sneak Peek: Elisa Wallace’s Treasure Trove of Wisdom for the Nervous Horse

Elisa Wallace has been working diligently to get to the top levels of eventing for many years, and she is finally reaping the benefits of her steadfast perseverance. This year, Elisa and the Simply Priceless Syndicate’s Simply Priceless finished eighth at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event CCI 4*, and she was the top American rider at the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials, finishing 14th. Her performance in Kentucky landed her on the short list of riders to be considered for the US Olympic team in Rio, and her trip across the pond showed selectors even more so what she is capable of when put to the test.

Elisa also participates in the Mustang Makeover Challenge and retrains mustangs for new careers. Elisa is well-known for her ability to produce confident horses with a well-developed foundation.

In our latest issue, Elisa Wallace discusses how to work with a horse prone to refusing, how to use simple but effective grillwork, how to ride a coffin, easing your horse’s nerves, and creating calmness in the startbox.

Read the full article in the November issue of Heels Down Magazine. 

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