The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Elise, 34
-What made you decide to pursue a life that involved horses?
I was born and raised in the industry and I like being able to help people with their horses.
-Who or what inspired you in life?
-What is your favorite part about working with horses?
The individual relationships you get with each horse.
-What's the toughest part about working with horses?
Lack of appreciation in the hours, days and years spent with horses to master the craft.
-What do you want to be remembered for when you're gone?
I want to be remembered as someone who impacted the industry by being a successful woman trainer and mentor.
-What struggles did you have when you first started or do you still have today?
Being appreciated as an expert in my field because of my age.