LISA BLACKSTONE graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. She transitioned into the financial world as a stockbroker and a decade later returned to law school and earned a legal degree from her alma mater.
She now has her own law practice in the Atlanta area. As a founding member of the Equine Section of the Georgia Bar, Lisa merges her legal expertise with her knowledge of the horse industry and represents many of Atlanta’s top equestrian facilities, trainers and horse owners.
Mentored by her mother Jean, Lisa began riding horses as a child, learning the fundamentals of horsemanship, judging and showing. Later, they operated a family-owned Arabian horse training and breeding business, Onyx Arabians, producing many top ten and national champion show horses.
Lisa is an active participant in the political process governing equine sport. Besides serving in the Arabian community on various boards and committees, she is currently chair of the Ethics Committee and the Legal Review Committee for the United States Equestrian Federation. She also serves as Trustee on the USA Equestrian Trust.
Devoted to the concept of using the latest technology to reach an audience, she created a website designed to teach children about horses and horsemanship through the use of online video instruction (www.HorseAndRiderClub.com) Lisa is currently developing “The Horse Show App”, a smartphone application bringing live horse show information to exhibitors and spectators on their phones. (www.TheHorseShowApp.com)
Lisa was the host of Atlanta’s The Horse And Rider Radio Show, which aired weekly with live streaming video on the internet. The show was dedicated to discussions relevant to the new horse owner with advice about how to get started. Currently, she appears as a guest host as time permits.
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