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Elizabeth Niemi, Grand Prix Dressage Rider/Trainer

  • Hobbies: Visiting museums, (turn of the century paintings) and art galleries

  • Favorite Pastime: Going to antique shops because I like to decorate my own homes. I enjoy going to the Ballet, when time permits.
  • Favorite Book: anything by Tami Hoag, especially liked Alibai Man and Dark Horse
  • Favorite Memory: too many to choose just one
  • Favorite School: Disliked all of them - they kept me out of the stable
  • Favorite Colour: Hunter green
  • Favorite Holiday: New Year’s Eve
  • Superstitions: I’m not one bit superstitious, but I do believe in karma.
  • Favorite Meal: Fresh lobster and a salad
  • Favorite Movie: The English Patient
  • Favorite Drink: Veuve Clicquot
  • Favorite Vacation: A spring wedding I attended with a boyfriend in London, England, at the Berkeley Hotel in Hyde Park. What could be better?
  • Favorite Possession: Wellington Niemi, a corgi who owns me.
  • Favorite expression, saying or mantra: “Quality versus quantity.”
  • Extra Comments or additions: “Like me for who I am - or don’t”


  • Robert and Christina Baker
  • Trevor Davis’ Cogi Farm in Pawling, New York
  • Oakcroft Fine Trunks and Stable Accessories - Naomi Despres, President of Oakcroft, and Elizabeth Niemi have been friends for years. Niemi Dressage has always used Oakcroft Trunks and Stable Accessories, considering them a perfect compliment to the pristine stable she runs.


Favorite Equipment

  • Trilogy Saddles and Bridles
  • Passier Bridles
  • Herm Sprenger Bits and Spurs
  • Seamsrite Saddle Pads
  • Triple Crown custom sheets and blankets
  • Baker Sheets in the Tartan Plaid
  • Oakcroft Custom Trunks and Stable Accessories

Favorite Riding Apparel

  • Kentucky Full-Seat breaches from Sho Clothes
  • Custom Konig dressage boots from Woody's
  • Pikeur riding jackets (show and schooling)
  • Rokel riding gloves