Adwers was born into a life of travel and change. Emmy was born in
Los Angeles, California to a screenwriter mom and a lawyer dad.
When Emmy was 9, her mother decided Emmy should learn her independence
and sent Emmy to live with an unrelated family of a railroad
worker in England for 6 months. Emmy was enrolled in various
experimental learning schools, such as one where the class sang
bingo in a church basement every day. Then the family went on
location with her mothers films, leading to schooling
in Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and stays
in Mexico and New York City.
studied Economics in college at the University of San Diego,
where she was a Macroeconomics teaching assistant and worked
as a horse trainer and part-time security guard on campus parties.
In 1986, while at UCSD she was able to ride on the region 7
team for young riders, bringing back the first of many team
gold medals for that region. Emmy went on to earn an MBA, with
a focus on Finance, at USC, and then a CFA (chartered financial
analyst). For the past 10 years Emmy has been an equity analyst
and portfolio manager focusing solely on technology stocks.
got her first horse, a Morgan/Arab called Joker, at age 11.
Emmy and Joker competed in Western, Gymkhana, English, Hunters
and Jumpers, Drill (jumping courses with 7 other riders with
no bridles or saddles, only a wire around the horses neck),
dressage, and 3 Day Eventing. Joker was Emmys mothers
companion and salvation during her final illness. Joker remained
in the family until his death at 31 years old.
trained with Dietrich Von Hopffgarten of Langley, Canada for
19 years. Emmy joined Dr. Cesar Parra in july of 2001, having
never shown higher than PSG, and not having done that since
1987. Within 2 months Emmy was high score adult amateur at 4th
level at dressage at Devon riding her former horse Martinique.
Within 6 months Dr. Parra found Ali Baba and trained Martinique,
such that both horses were competing at Intermediare 1 in January
of 2002. One year later Dr. Parra had Emmy showing two horses
at the Grand Prix level.
Emmy owns Ali Baba and PF Robinson.
Alibaba is a 1989 Danish Warmblood gelding by Alibi out of Hjerte
dame XX. Robinson is a 1990 Oldenberg gelding by Rubenstein
I out of Lamorata by Zeus. She competes both horses at Grand
Prix. In 2002 Emmy and Ali Baba were region 8 adult amateur
Champions at PSG and Intermediare I. In 2003, Ali Baba and Emmy
were #1 USDF at Grand Prix for adult amateurs for the country,
region 8 open champions at Grand Prix and Intermediare II, and
Emmy earned her Gold Medal on Ali Baba.