About Lisa

LISA B. 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 gained experience working with small businesses and private investors.

Lisa began a family-owned and operated Arabian horse training and breeding business. Bringing her expertise in corporate finance to the horse business, she developed limited partnerships and stallion syndications for investors.

Additionally, she competed on a national level in horse show competitions and earned national honors as an equestrian. Lisa engaged in the political process governing the Arabian horse industry and served as a Director on the Board of the International Arabian Horse Association for many years.

Lisa was elected to serve on the Ethical Practices Review Board, a hearing panel adjudicating allegations of rule infractions by members within the industry. During her tenure on this panel, Lisa served as Vice-Chairman for six years, hearing cases involving violations from horse abuse to fraud, embezzlement, theft, and bribery.

Lisa received her license to judge horse shows in 1994 and continues to judge competitions internationally.

She currently serves as Trustee on the USA Equestrian Trust as well as Chairman of the United States Equestrian Federation Ethics Committee.

Lisa received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Georgia School of Law and has her own practice, focusing on real estate, probate and estate planning, and business law.

She is a Georgia Certified Mediator as well, possessing an exceptional ability to bring about resolution to conflict between parties in dispute.

As a founding member of the Equine Section of the Georgia Bar, Lisa merges her legal expertise with her wealth of knowledge of the horse industry.   She represents many of Atlanta’s top equestrian facilities, trainers and horse owners.

She conceived and implemented a website designed to teach children about horses and horsemanship through the use of online video instruction.  Visit her site at  She also maintains over 30 horse related blogs.

Lisa is the host of The Horse And Rider Radio Show, which airs weekly with live streaming video on the internet.  The show is dedicated to discussions relevant to the new horse owner with advice about how to get started.

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