Amanda "Happy" Comly has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry
Amanda "Happy" Comly has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having accrued a lifetime of experience in equestrian riding, Ms. Comly has earned distinction as a certified professional equestrian in classical riding by the standards of professionals in Muelheim an Der Ruhr, Germany. She has been ranked third in the nation by the United States Hunter Jumper Association since 2014. Recognized with awards from the Grand Prix and Hunter Derby, Ms. Comly likewise holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science and philosophy from Trinity University from 2009.
As the president and chief executive officer of Comly Sport Horses, Ms. Comly offers training tailored to individual horses and riders, and a show program that continually delivers notable results. Prior to her current role, in 2011 she commenced her career at the North Texas Equestrian Center, where she began as an assistant trainer to Christian Heineking. During the subsequent year, she advanced to become the head jumping trainer. Ms. Comly attributes the success of her career to her training in Europe at the Gestuet Eschenbruch, where she excelled in competitions with both young dressage horses and jumping horses.
Riding horses since the age of three, Ms. Comly began show jumping on the A show circuit at age six, showing her early prowess in both hunters and jumpers. She was successful at the Junior Hunters and Grand Prix jumper level, and qualified for the North American Young Riders Championships in show jumping in both 2004 and 2005, and rode for the zone seven team in 2005. Reflecting upon her equestrian career, Ms. Comly's most prominent achievement was winning a $40,000 Grand Prix at Fort Worth. What's more, she has ranked nationally every year for the past five years in Grand Prix competitions in show jumping.
Ms. Comly is a member of the United States Hunter Jumper Association, the United States Equestrian Federation and the Federation Equestrian International. Looking toward the future, she aspires to climb the national rankings list and continue to compete at the highest levels of the sport. Along with riding, teaching has remained Ms. Comly's passion, and she plans to pass along her knowledge to as many students as possible.
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