Krissy has been riding for 38 years, and professionally training horses for film, television and the sport of showjumping for the last 30 years.
She has represented Australia as a showjumping rider at the World Cup Final in 1997, and again at the World Championships in 1998 on the thoroughbred Mr Popeye. Krissy is just at home promoting and producing the shows as she is riding in them.
As President of Central Coast Showjumping Club for 5 years and now part of the committee, Krissy assists the CCSJC in running their annual show. The Ashbrookes Farm Showjumping weekend is held annually on the last weekend in November. It has been running for 10 years – and has now moved venue to Heath & Krissy Harris’s new property – Stonewall Farm at Mangrove Mountain.
After travelling extensively with horses overseas, both for film work, live show and showjumping, Krissy is very experienced in the logistics and coordination of the movement and care of large amounts of horses. In 2004 after returning from the last major film job “Legend of Zorro” in Mexico – Krissy & husband Heath started Hawkesbury River Saddle Company – which they still run today – along with their new property Stonewall Equestrian and a team of young competitive showjumpers including 2 thoroughbreds and 2 warmbloods.