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About Margie

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.




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