Emilie Mudd is an Area VIII based professional equestrian having ridden since the age of 5. Emilie specializes in Three-Day Eventing but also competes in Rated Dressage and Jumper shows. Emilie began riding under the guidance of eventing instructor Heidi Hewlett before transitioning to trainer Regis Webb. Under Regis’s instruction Emilie has achieved success through the Intermediate level in eventing. Following graduation from high school, Emilie moved to Hoffman, North Carolina to begin her year as a working student for Will Faudree before an accident sidelined her for the end of the 2017 season. After a gap year, Emilie moved to Lexington to attend college at the University of Kentucky. Following college, Emilie spent the year as a groom and rider for Liz Halliday-Sharp. This year allowed for growth in personal, grooming, and riding skill.
Emilie hopes to one day compete at the top level of the sport both in the United States and Europe and ride for the United States National Team in the Pan American Games, World Equestrian Games, or Olympic Games.
Quite Nice 11
Quite Nice 11 “Q” is a 16.3, 2011 Holsteiner gelding bred in Germany. After being imported by Clayton Fredericks he was purchased in the summer of 2016 and began his eventing career in the United States with Emilie. Together they have achieved numerous top placings up to the CIC** level. The pair currently compete at the Intermediate/3* level and will continue at that level tackling more competitive tracks striving for a CCI 3*L.
Cooley Thomascourt “Rowan” is a 16.1, 2018 Irish Sport Horse gelding bred in Germany. With the help of Liz Halliday-Sharp and Richard Sheane of Cooley Farm, Emilie imported Rowan in January of 2023. They intend to begin their career together in 2023, making steady progress and insuring proper training throughout each stage of development.
The Glory Music (SOLD)
The Glory Music "Glory" is a 16h, 2014 Thoroughbred gelding. He raced 19 times, winning 2 before retiring from racing when purchased by Emilie. He last raced in February 2020 and after being purchased by Emilie in April 2020 took well to the event horse life. Emilie worked on his education in proper flatwork and building steady confidence learning to jump. He was sold to continue his career with a young rider in Louisiana.
Le Cheval Royale (SOLD)
Le Cheval Royale “Natalie” is a 16.3, 2008 Oldenburg Mare. Natalie was purchased in 2013 as a 5 year old from Newtown Farm. Together Emilie and Natalie competed through the Preliminary level in eventing before transitioning to rated dressage and competing through Third Level. They have achieved top placings in both eventing and dressage. Natalie has been sold to the Giles family to continue a career in dressage.