- in 2012, her eventing competitor and trainer entered a Mustang Makeover competition on the encouragement of a friend. Elisa won the compatition and purchased her mustang, and she was hooked!
- In January 2015 she participated in the Magic and she was paired with a mustang mare she named Hwin and they placed 4th. Although she wasn't planning on keeping her, their bond and Hwin's knack for eventing with weeks of training sealed the deal!
- Currently competing at Preliminary level, Elisa can see how far she and Hwin can go in their next event which is dominatd by Sport horses and Throughbreds.