Hailing from Gulfport, Mississippi, Claudia Billups is 25 years old and is currently planning her wedding in 2021.
She started riding competitively at a very young age, and at eleven years old, Claudia placed 8th at the Southeast Maclay Regionals. Past trainers include Holly Shepherd, Bobby Braswell, Aaron Vale, Chuck Waters, Debbie Stephens, and Alan Korotkin
She has competed across the nation including such venues as Gulfport Winter Classic, HITS Ocala, Saugerties New York, and Wellington Florida. In 2015, Claudia even worked selling horses in Belgium for a period of time. Excelling up to the Grand Prix level, she was 4th in the $60,000 Indianapolis Grand Prix and 3rd in the $25,000 Grand Prix at the St. Louis Horse Show. In 2013 she won a team bronze at the North American Junior Younger Championships.
Most recently, Claudia has coached the Mississippi College Equestrian Team and private clients near Jackson, Mississippi. She is anxious to share her love of horse and riding through teaching others