Lydia has been showing horses for over 20 years. Shown in 4-H, AQHA, IHSA, USEF and NSBA. She rode both seats for MTSU as a student and alumni where she won two Reserve National Championships, Congress Champion, NSBA World Champion and AQHA Naitional Hi-point winner. Lydia graduated from MTSU with BS in Agbusines and Management and has earned a Masters degree in Special Education.

Lydia assists the Natchez Bend Coaches in sales and leasing and when not working in the school system with her hard earned Masters degree in Education or showing her personal horse she assists with warm up rides at IEA competitions for the Natchez Bend Team as an associate volunteer.