Gigi is a USDF Silver Medalist as well as an "L" program graduate with Distinction. She grew up in South Florida and started riding in her early teens, successfully competing in the "A" circuit Hunter/ Jumper and Equitation divisions at the Winter Equestrian Festival held each year in Wellington, Florida.
Once Gigi discovered the discipline of Eventing, she competed in Training Level, which led to her passion for Dressage. She went on to compete to the FEI (international) levels, winning numerous local and USDF Regional Championships. She has learned from many incredible trainers and instructors including Lendon Grey, Bent Jensen, Patrick Burssens, Robert Dover, Sue Blinks, Jane Savoie, Lars Petersen, Nancy Smith, Uwe Steiner, Jeremy Steinberg,and George Williams.
Gigi has a degree in Business Administration, practical knowledge in equine sports medicine and rehabilitation, as well as management of equine boarding and training facilities. She works with students and horses of all levels from Training to Grand Prix. Gigi joins DE to teach students and boarders interested in Dressage, train horses for clients, and provide continuing education for our talented instructors. She enjoys teaching horses and riders of all levels to help them reach their goals.