Lisa Anderson begins her fourth season as an assistant equestrian coach at Georgia, where she coaches and trains Georgia's Equitation Over Fences riders.
Since the 2011-12 season, Anderson has guided the Equitation Over Fences squad to a 20-13-3 dual-meet record. Last season, she helped to lead the team to its sixth National Championship title in program history. Previously, she has helped coach the team to two Reserve National Championships. Anderson has coached several riders in the WEF Collegiate Challenge including a high-score award winner and semifinalist.
After graduating cum laude from Barnard College, Columbia University in New York, Anderson managed her own horse business for over thirty years. During this time she coached hundreds of top students at the highest levels of United States Equestrian Federation competition.
While beginning her riding career in equitation and hunter/jumper divisions, Anderson also successfully competed and coached in international three-day events and was named sixth leading rider in the US in 1989.
Before coming to coach at Georgia in 2011, Anderson trained riders and showed horses out of Glory Farm in Georgia, as well as, Lamplight Equestrian Center, Grove Place Farm and Copper Ridge Farm in Ill. She has trained numerous horses and riders in qualifying for national USEF equitation, hunter and jumper competitions.
Anderson received her USHJA Trainer Certification in 2012 and has been accepted into the 2013 USEF Judges Mentor Program.
Anderson is married to Tim Reed since 1992 and they live on a farm with their four sons, Marshall, MacArthur, Louis and Pierre Reed.