Joie is one of the leading competitors on the national show jumping circuit. A brief overview of a few of her victories supports this statement. As a junior competitor, she won the United States Equestrian Team Medal Finals, the Rhulen Rookie of the Year, as well as several other national championships.
As a professional, she has ridden several hunters to Horse of the Year Awards, won Grand Prix Show Jumping classes, represented the United States in World Cup competitions, and competed in the Olympic Trials. As a member of the West Coast Active Riders European Tour, Joie won several European Grand Prix. She also received the Leading Lady Rider Award at Royan, France.
Like other talented professionals, Joie loves Grand Prix horses, made and developing. She carries a reputation for improving experienced horses as well as successfully developing young, talented jumpers into Grand Prix show jumpers.
Joie loves horses, competing, teaching and traveling. Her successes are a direct result of combining her love for the sport with natural talent, focus and determination. She is a well-respected role-model for professionals and non-professionals.
Morley has coached several students to be consistent winners in the equitation, hunter and jumper divisions. His students have won classes at major shows across the country, including indoors. Horses trained by Morley have captured USEF’s year-end awards in the 3’3” and A/O hunter divisions.
Morley has been the chef d’equipe for the USHJA Zone 10 NAJYRC teams. In 2016, he guided them to Young Rider team bronze and Junior Rider team silver. For his efforts, Morley was awarded the Caristo Cup, an award given to the chef d’equipe who best exemplifies Caristo’s enthusiasm and professionalism.
Lisa grew up in Bad Soden, Germany. After graduation she successfully completed an apprenticeship in the field of ¨Classical Riding” at the barn of Markus Wenz .
Lisa competed up to 1.35m classes and also rode dressage. She worked with a lot of young horses, breaking them and getting them ready for the show ring.
In 2007, Lisa started working as an international groom at Dietmar Gugler’s barn. At this time, Dietmar was the trainer of the young riders in Germany. Later, Lisa took over the tasks of the stable manager at his barn.
Lisa has worked with international riders such as, David Will (successful in many Nations Cups for Germany) and Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli (Team bronze for Sweden , 2013 at the European Championship in Denmark).
In 2018, Lisa came to the US and started working for Joie Gatlin - Morley Abey Showjumping. In 2019, Lisa became the barn manager and has been making everything run smoothly since then.