Hometown: Gladstone, N.J. Birthday: 4/3/1977 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping
Lizzy Chesson has been deeply rooted in international equestrian sports for many years. As a groom for her mother, she was part of two World Championship Driving teams. At the age of 22, Chesson was selected to drive a pair of horses in the World Pair Championship in Hungary.
Chesson is a graduate of Columbia University where earned a degree in Art History. She began working for US Equestrian in 2006, first in the Show Jumping department as an assistant to then Managing Director Sally Ike. She was then promoted to Managing Director of Jumping in 2013.
Chesson as Team Leader and Robert Ridland as Chef d’Equipe have gone on to deliver many medals and successes with the U.S. Jumping Team on the worlds stage while also building a strong pathway for the future. She enjoys hunting with the Essex Fox Hounds when she has time, she is also an avid amateur gardener and her life revolves around a littler terrier named Rags who many would have seen standing guard in the Gladstone office.