The Gritty Bit – A Series on Real Horse People – Elise, 34

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?

My parents.

-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.