About Allie

DSC_8242 - Version 2Alexandra “Allie” Knowles has established herself as one of America’s most promising Three-Day Event riders. Allie is a Pony Club “A” graduate and Level 3 ICP certified trainer. Her tremendous work ethic and competitive edge have gained her the attention of her peers and the U.S. Team Selection Committee in recent years. She continues to earn numerous wins and titles with the goal of representing her country at the Olympic Games.

Allie’s love of horses, dedicated attitude, strong fundamentals, and passion for the sport of Eventing make her the choice of many owners and riders for her training and coaching services.

Allie was named the recipient of the Rebecca Broussard International Travel Grant for the 2012 season, winning $10,000 to pursue her international competition goals. In 2013, Allie added a number of wins to her record and competed at the Rolex Kentucky CCI4* event for the first time. She was as the highest placed American after the dressage phase in her first 4* competition! In 2014 and 2015, Allie competed at the Advanced and Three-Star level, adding multiple top finishes at the level to her record aboard her two upper level mounts, Sound Prospect and The Dark Mark.

In 2016, Allie and Sound Prospect continued their competitive ways, including a 7th place finish in the Advanced at Rocking Horse, and an 8th place finish at Carolina International CIC3*. Allie took Sounder to the 2016 Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, where they finished 16th out of over 70 entries in Sounder’s CCI4* debut. They then capped off their year with a 13th place finish in a highly competitive field at the inaugural Great Meadow CICO3* Nations Cup. In August, Allie and Sounder finished 9th in the highly competitive CIC3* division at Richland Park. At the 2017 American Eventing Championships, Allie and Business Class finished 3rd in the Preliminary Horse division and Ms. Poppins finished in 13th. Allie also rode Looks Like Lotte to a 5th place finish in the Training Horse division.

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