Birthday: Liz Edgar
We wish Liz Edgar a very Happy Birthday!
Liz Edgar (* April 28, 1943 in Cardiff, Wales), sister of David Broome, wife of Ted Edgar and mother of Marie Edgar is one of the most talented and successful lady show jumping riders of all time. She quickly established herself as a talented rider making her first appearance at the Horse of the Year Show at the age of 12. Three years later she was sweeping the board at various County shows.
In 1960 and 1961 Liz Broome Edgar won the Young Riders Championship. She has also won the Queen Elizabeth II Cup a record five times; 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982 and 1986. She won the Ladies National Championship at Royal Windsor in 1975 on Everest Maybe, and in 1982 on Everest Forever. On the American tour in 1977 she won the prestigious New York Grand Prix on Wallaby. In 1980 Liz Edgar broke another record by becoming the first woman to win the Aachen Grand Prix, on the brilliant Everest Forever. She was sixth in the 1982 World Cup Final in Gothenburg on Everest Forever. She has also competed in the Nations Cup 16 times and has lifted the cup on three occasions, in 1979, 1980 and 1985.
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