Elissa Gibbs

Discipline: Eventing

Awards: Several top awards at events as well as multiple team medals coaching at NAJYRC

Hometown: Milford, MI

Number of horses: 10-12

What is your first memory of horses?

The movie Sylvester.

When was the first time you got bucked off?

I got bucked off by a school horse when I was 8 and thought it was awesome and wanted to ride him every week.

If you weren’t a horse trainer, what would you be?

A restaurant owner.

What did you want to be when you were a child?

A scuba instructor.

What is a must have at horse shows?

My dogs.

What do you love most about horses?

How trusting they are to trying new things.

What is your favorite Starbucks drink?

Fat Free Chai Latte.

What is your favorite movie?  

Wizard of Oz because it reminds me of my Grandma Dona.

If your life was a song, what would it be?  

“Dream On” by Aerosmith as I am truly living my dream.

What is your go-to meal at horse shows?  

Always pasta, so we can carb up before cross country!

Where would you go on your dream vacation?  

I have always dreamed of going to Greece, it’s such a beautiful country with such a rich history.

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