A passionate and professional hunter / jumper trainer, coach and clinician, Margie Gayford generously shares her talent and life-long expertise with each horse or student she encounters.
An NCCP certified Level 3 (high performance) coach, Margie thrives on teaching green to Grand Prix level riders and developing young and experienced horses. She shares the same competitive spirit as her father, gold medal Olympian Tom Gayford, in her friendly, personable way.
Career highlights aboard some of the horses Margie selected and developed include:
2012 - 1st - $20,000 Alberta Premium Open with Calando Z
2011 - 4th - $90,000 Ram Equestrian Grand Prix with Showgirl
2010 - 1st - Camden Grand Prix with Showgirl
2010 - Champion - Talent Squad Final with Winston
2010 - Champion - Eastern Division Talent Squad with Winston
2008 - Champion - 7&8 Year Old Young Horse Finals with Showgirl
2006 - Champion - Jump Canada Series with Stuntman
2006 - Champion - $60,000 Kubota Cup with Stuntman
A multi-faceted horse woman, Margie holds her degree in Economics from York University and spent 12 years working for Horse Publications Group as the Manager of Mail Order Sales. She now devotes her efforts to the horse industry full-time assisted by her two dogs, Annie and Zena.
Margie is thoroughly dedicated to her riders and
horses and skillfully provides them with the tools
they need to get the most out of their performance.