Owner, Head Trainer & Coach at Gardy Training Centre.
Jamie has over 15 years of experience in the industry, starting out her riding and showing career from a very young age!
Jamie started out showing within the Quarter Horse circuit and excelled in her youth show career winning multiple year-end awards in both Area 3 and Ontario, and placing 7th at the All American Quarter Horse Congress in Novice Youth Hunt Seat Equitation.
After finishing her youth show career, Jamie attended Georgian College and completed her certification for Veterinary Technician, all while apprenticing under Kelly at Kelly Simpson Training Centre. Jamie worked alongside Kelly as her assistant for several years and progressed to a Head Coach position; gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience in multiple disciplines. In 2017, Kelly announced her retirement, and at this time Jamie, along with her husband Chris, took this as an opportunity to open their very own training centre.
Fast forward to the present, where Jamie and Chris own and operate Gardy Training Centre, located on beautiful private acreage in Severn, ON. Home to over twenty horses of varying breeds and schooling, GTC prides itself on top quality care for their equines and professional training. The fun and thorough riding lessons provided by Jamie and her team cater to the complete beginner to advanced riders. It has been an incredible journey thus far, and Jamie is excited to continually share her knowledge of horses and riding through teaching young minds and helping others achieve their goals.