Gloria is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College. She was introduced to horses at the age of five. Today she owns and operates a 30 horse facility in quaint Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania. Over the years she competed and received many awards in hunters, jumpers, competitive trail riding, endurance and also fox hunted. In 1989, she earned a special award from ECTRA for accumulating the most (760) miles in one year on her well known horse Flash. She was also the Grand Champion lightweight rider that year. Gloria has enjoyed training and working with hundreds of students ages 2 to adult over the past 25 years. Many of Gloria's students have received championship and year-end awards in hunter and hunt seat equitation. The Trails End Farm student team has also won numerous year-end stable awards at different show facilities.
Tim is a graduate of East Stroudsburg University. He performs numerous duties at Trails End Farm on a part time basis.
Alexis Clelan Liskey
Alexis is Gloria’s oldest daughter and an accomplished rider. She was sitting on poniesbefore she could walk. Alexis successfully competed in her first lead line class at age one. Every pony or horse she competed with was green. She did her own training and riding of these animals with the assistance of Gloria. Alexis was named “Most Promising Jr. Rider” at age 9 and 10. She participated in 4-H and showed in the State Competition at Harrisburg and successfully competed at Devon. Through the years she has received hundreds of champions and awards. She has successfully competed in hunters, jumpers, dressage and 3 day eventing. She trained for several years with Steve Wolgemuth of Graemont Farm and credits much of her success in the dressage ring to his coaching and leadership. Additionally, she has spent time in Holland working and riding at the farm of Eugene Resink. She is employed at Trails End Farm as the Barn Manager and Trainer. Additionally she trains horses and ponies for students as well as outside clients. She enjoys the challenge of working with green or problem horses and ponies. Alexis has also been a catch rider for local trainers. Her students have qualified for National Pony Finals and successfully competed in Zone II Hunter Finals, CCHSA Medal Finals, H&H Equitation Finals and produced multiple PA State 4-H Grand Champions as well as year-end champions in USEF, EPPHA and PHSA.
Olivia is Gloria’s youngest daughter and already has her own list of accomplishments. She also has been riding since before she could walk. She competed successfully in her first Lead Line class at age 1. She has won many year-end awards and champions in her equestrian classes. In 2005, she began competing at A rated shows and has been successful in Children's Pony Hunter and Green Pony Hunter with her pony Eeyore. She was Grand Champion at the Devon Horse and Pony Show. Olivia is a six time PA State 4-H Champion. She has qualified twice for National Pony Finals, H&H Equitation Finals and successfully competed at Zone II Hunter Finals and CCHSA Invitational Medal Finals. She has earned multiple year end awards in USEF, EPPHA and PHSA as well as having her pony Lite As A Feather named Horse Of The Year in 2008. Olivia is an important asset to Trails End Farm. She supports Alexis with the many duties involved in running the farm including helping her work the young horses and ponies.