Dr. Elizabeth "Liz" Ashton, (born 1950) is a Canadian horse rider famous for her accomplishments in Equestrian.
As president of Victoria’s Camosun College since 1994 Elizabeth (Liz) Ashton has played a vital role in post-secondary education in British Columbia and Canada.
As a Canadian equestrian athlete Dr. Ashton has represented Canada around the world most notably as Canadian team captain for a Gold Medal win at the World Championships in 1978. Liz was chosen for the 1980 Olympic team but did not compete.
Dr. Ashton was awarded the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation Medal in 1992 and the Majesty Queen Elizabeth’s Golden Jubilee medal in 2003