Robert Ridland

Hometown: Irvine, Calif. Birthday: 11/7/1950 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping

The show jumping community always knew Robert Ridland as a great rider, but now they also see him as the brilliant, strategic mind guiding the NetJets Show Jumping team to unprecedented success. Ridland brings several decades of international experience to the U.S. Show Jumping. As an athlete he competed in the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games and won several grand prix competitions throughout his riding career. Ridland has been extensively involved in the governance of the sport, including several terms as a board member of US Equestrian and the United States Equestrian Team Foundation.

Team Leader

Lizzy Chesson

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.


Lucy Deslauriers

Hometown: New York, N.Y. Birthday: 7/15/1999 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping

Lucy Deslauriers was a member of the Lima 2019 Pan American Games U.S. Jumping Team, as well as a member of several FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Teams. Deslauriers had many top results and titles throughout her junior and young rider career, including 2014 Randolph College/USEF Junior Jumper National Championship Zone 2 team silver medalist, FEI North American Youth Championships junior individual silver medalist, 2015 USEF U25 National Champion, Neue Schule/USEF Junior Jumper National Champion, FEI NAYC Zone 2 young rider team silver medalist and individual gold medalist, ASPCA Maclay Finals Reserve Champion, and WEF Excellence in Equitation Champion. Deslauriers was the 2016 recipient of the United States Equestrian Team Foundation’s Lionel Guerrand-Hermès Trophy. Deslauriers is currently a student at University of Pennsylvania.


Bliss Heers

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nev. Birthday: 8/7/1987 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping

Bliss Heers is a jumping athlete from the West Coast, where she operates Bridgeside Farms LLC. Since 2015, Heers has split her time between North America and Europe. Her career highlights include a victory in the $50,000 Adequan® WEF Challenge Cup Round 4 CSI4* in February of 2021 and a win in the Spruce Meadows Continental CSI5* in 2019 with Antidote de Mars. She made her NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team debut at the 2021 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4*, where the team claimed top honors.


Brian Moggre

Hometown: Flower Mound, Texas Birthday: 8/7/2001 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping

Brian Moggre began riding at a young age and found success early in his junior career, including a junior individual bronze medal at the 2016 FEI North American Youth Championships, a young rider team gold medal at the 2017 NAYC, and team gold medals in 2017 and 2018 at the USEF Junior Jumper National Championships/Prix des States. In the equitation arena, he was the 2018 Dover Saddlery/USEF Hunter Seat Medal National Champion and ASPCA Maclay Finals Reserve Champion. Moggre’s FEI grand prix wins include the FEI Jumping World Cup qualifiers at Live Oak CSI3*-W and the National Horse Show CSI4*-W with MTM Vivre Le Reve in 2019. Moggre was part of the winning U.S. teams at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* in 2020 with MTM Vivre Le Reve, as well as in 2021 and 2022 with Balou Du Reventon.


Adrienne Sternlicht

Hometown: Greenwich, Conn. Birthday: 5/9/1993 Sport/Disciplines: Jumping

Adrienne Sternlicht was a member of the NetJets® U.S. Jumping Team for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 riding Cristalline, where she helped the team secure the gold-medal, the first team win at the event in more than three decades. She has been part of several Nations Cup teams, including representing the the NetJets U.S. Jumping Team at the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* in 2019 with Toulago, the gold-medal winning team at the 2020 FEI Jumping Nations Cup Wellington CSIO4* with Just a Gamble, in 2021 at Sopot, Poland, and Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with Benny’s Legacy, and in 2022 at CHIO Aachen with Cristalline.