Misdee Wrigley Miller
As a fourth-generation horsewoman, Misdee Wrigley Miller knew she would always be involved with horses. Today, she is involved in the combined driving and coaching divisions and actively competes in American Saddlebred shows in Three-Gaited, Five-Gaited, Fine Harness, and Roadster classes.
In 2009, Miller won the Intermediate Pair division at the Kentucky Horse Park CDE and the following year moved up to compete in the FEI Pair Division.
In 2010, Miller not only advanced a level, she also gained valuable international experience. That summer, she competed at the Royal Windsor International Horse Show in England and at CAIO Riesenbeck in Germany.
Miller enjoyed a successful start to the 2011 season competing in Florida. She collected fourth-place finishes in the pair divisions at both the Sunshine State CDE and Little Everglades International. At the end of March, she was fifth in the USEF National Pair Championship held at Live Oak. Miller also finished sixth in the CAIO Riesenbeck. She ended her year by winning the Advanced Pair division at the Kentucky Classic CDE.
Miller started 2012 with a bang, winning the Sunshine State Combined CDE, Little Everglades International, and Live Oak International Pair Horse divisions. In May, she traveled to Great Britain, where she finished fifth in the CAI-A2 Windsor event. The following month, she finished sixth in the CAI-A2 Altenfelden in Austria. She finished 2012 with a Reserve Champion title in the USEF National Pair Championship at the Kentucky Classic CDE.
In 2013, Miller began with wins at the Sunshine State CDE and Little Everglades International in the Pair Horse divisions. At Live Oak International, she claimed the USEF National Pairs Championship. Miller traveled to Austria to hone her skills on the European stage at the CAI-A2 Altenfelden, where she finished third in the dressage phase. At the CAIO Riesenbeck, she was a member of the U.S. team that finished fourth, also finishing 14th overall individually. In August, she traveled to Slovokia, helping the U.S. to earn a fourth-place finish at the FEI World Driving Championships for Pairs.
Miller made the step up from Pairs to a Horse Team in 2014, earning the Reserve National Championship at Live Oak. She then headed to Europe to compete gaining valuable experience at CAI3* Windwor, CAIO4* Saumur, and CAI3* Lähden.
Miller and husband, James, split time between Lakewood Ranch, Fla., and their Hillcroft Farm in Paris, Ky.