Kelli started riding ponies at the age of 5. Her passion and dedication as well as natural talent has earned her the reputation as being one of the top junior riders in the sport of show jumping.
In 2009 Kelli was grand hunter champion with her mount "Q" at the Capital Challenge horse show and was named best child rider. Kelli continued over the next several years to add to her impressive list of accomplishments and in 2013 she was Reserve Champion at the coveted Maclay finals in Lexington, KY.
From 2013 to 2015 Kelli was in the top ten of every major equitation finals on the east coast, ending her elustrious junior equitation career by winning the USEF Pessoa medal finals in Harrisburg Pennsylvania.
In addition to Kelli's equitation and hunter accomplishments, she excelled in the junior jumper ring, winning many championships and classics. In 2015 Kelli surpassed all expectations and won the prestigious Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon on her mare Chamonix H. Kelli was and is the youngest rider in the histroy of this class to ever do so and marked the first open grand prix she had ever ridden in.
During the same year, Kelli won several other National Level Grand Prix's and was gold medialists on many junior and young rider Nations Cup teams to add to her already alustrious junior resume.
In 2016 Kelli started her professional career and continued her success. She was gold medalist on the young rider Nations Cup team and won the coveted Artisan Farms U25 series in Wellington Florida and was awarded a trip to Chantilly France to compete overseas in the Longines Global Champions Tour. During this trip to Europe, Kelli impressed the European community by placing in several International Grand Prix's in Eindhoven and Sentower.
Kelli finished out her international trip by competing at Spruce Meadows where she won the Encana $50,000 U25 Grand Prix as well as top placings with several other of her jumpers in various classes.
Kelli has embraced the beginning of her professional career as passionatlly and successfully as she has over the past 12 years. She is a dedicated, talented horsewoman that has committed her life to the improvement and success of her family's "SerenityFarm" and to the industry as a whole.
Kelli completes the Serenity Farm team with her success and knowledge of the Grand Prix jumpers and will continue her quest for an Olympic Gold Medal in 2020.
2016 Artisan Farms Under 25 Grand Champion
2016 WEF: FEI Young Riders Gold Medal Winner
2015 Pessoa Finals Champion
2015 Winner of the North American Junior Equitation Finals.
2015 $50,000 Summer in the Rockies Grand Prix
2015 $100,000 Sapphire Grand Prix of Devon
2015 Winner of the Under 25 Artisan Farm $25,000 Grand Prix