Elissa Kate Gibbs, Trainer, originally from southern Michigan resides in Georgetown Kentucky just outside of Lexington and resides is Ocala, Fl during the winter months. A graduate from Michigan State University’s Agricultural College, Elissa started riding at age 8 and eventing at 10 years old. Elissa has become involved with the Area 8 Young Rider for the NAYRC Championships as the Chef D’ Equipe for the 2012 squad. As well as acting as the Area 8 Rider Rep. Elissa is a member of the Professional Horseman’s Council, which is composed of active members of the USEA who are professionals. Elissa has been a long list rider for the US Eventing Team since 2004 and competing at the Advance Level since 2005. Elissa trains horses and teaches students at Twin Fox Farm.