Equine Professional Training since 1979

Our Philosophy

Gretchen Scott has a deep knowledge of every aspect of equestrian sport. Expert at sharing her knowledge and making it accessible to all who ride with her, Gretchen brings out the best rider in everyone. Whether your goals are in Eventing, Dressage, Hunter/Jumper shows or learning how to ride safely and with confidence, Gretchen will make sure you reach your true potential.




Gretchen Scott

About Us

Gretchen Scott is a proven event rider and trainer, competing in both dressage and eventing for over 35 years. She has competed at the CCI* level of eventing and trained through the FEI level in dressage. Gretchen is a level II ICP certified instructor through the USEA as well as a B rated member of the USPC (United States pony club).

Gretchen Scott’s first trainer, Jean (Campbell) Tugman, in her home state of Hawaii was one of the founding

forces of the ADI (American dressage institute) in Saratoga Springs. Jean (Campbell) Tugman brought her talents to Hawaii becoming a driving force of both the dressage and eventing scene in Hawaii, vowing not to let its remote location be a hindrance to top equestrian education. She hosted many top level clinicians such as Bert de Nemethy, Michael Handler, Michael Herbert, Lockie Richards and Richard Meade.

Gretchen’s early exposure to such top

international training was a guiding inspiration to seeking out a BS Degree in Equestrian Science from Stephens College.

During her years at Stephens College she spent her summers gaining further knowledge with world-renowned dressage trainer Lendon Gray and a summer with Goran “yogi” Briesner, 1984 member of the Swedish Olympic 3-day team and British Olympic 3-day coach since 1999.


Gretchen has evented for more than 35 years from Novice through the CCI* level.

Highlights Include:

Groton House, 1st Place, Preliminary ‘97
King Oak, 2nd Place, Preliminary, ’97
Bromont CCI*, 4th Place, ‘96
Essex CCI*, Completed, ’97
Area 1 Preliminary Championships: 3rd place, ‘97
Mid-South , Lexington KY CCI* completed ‘98


Recognizing Dressage as a true fundamental, she has addressed it as a separate competitive discipline.

Highlights Include:

Competed through 4th Level with consistent scores in the 60’s recognized competitions

As a young rider, was Reserve Champion at 2nd Level, Champion at 1st Level in the NEDA Championship

Qualified and competed at the Bengt Linquist Finals

Our Services

Gretchen Scott Equestrian offers a variety of services for both horse and rider.
Including but not limited to the following:


1/2 Private
45 Min Private
1 hr Private


$55 per session /
custom packages available


$85 (per day)
Groom fee
Trailer load/unload
$2.50 mile/min. $55
Horse Lease

*Cancellations made less than 24-hours in advance will be charged for the lesson scheduled.
**with nominal travel charge.

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Results & Awards

Following are a few of the awards Gretchen Scott has received in the equestrian disciplines of dressage and 3-Day eventing through the National Equestrian Sanctioning bodies.


USEA Medillion Award (top five placing in 3 horse trials at the Novice level)
USEA Blue Ribbion Award (top five placing in 3 horse trials at the Training level)
USEA Bronze Medal Award (top five placing in 3 horse trails at the Preliminary level)
USDF – Qualified Rider Patch at Training level
USDF – Qualified and competed at the Bengt Linguist Finals (Ballmullos Savannah)
USDF – Won All Breed award on Ballmullos Savannah





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