Elrita has over 40 years experience with horses and has personally ridden and shown different breeds and disciplines. She started her show career at Miles River Riding School with Mrs. Barner and Mrs. McNeil starting with Leadline, progressing to Short Stirrup, then Adult Hunt Seat Equitation and has shown in other disciplines since then. For many years, Elrita showed Class A Arabians. She has also trained in reining, cutting and roping plus obtained her foundation quarter horse judge’s card and has judged these events. Elrita has no breed prejudice and appreciates the fine qualities of all horses. There is a special place in her heart for the Welsh since she learned to ride on the Welsh ponies at Miles River.