Tailwind Equestrian Center

About Us:

  Tina Brown has been in the equine industry for many years. Some of her ventures have included Fox Crest Farm, The Willows Equestrian Center, Hermann’s Royal Lipizzaner Stallions and Trinity Equestrian Center.

Tina spent a year with Herrmann's Royal Lipizzaner Stallions performing in hand work, airs above the ground and dressage training.

Tina has a wealth of experience with horses, owning her own for more than 30 years. She has previously worked with Lipizzans, Friesians, Morgans, Arabs and many Quarter Horses. Tina now focuses on dressage and prefers the baroque breeds.

 She enjoys taking top notch care of the horses under her responsibility and prefers to work with youngsters under 2.

  Tina is training her two Friesians in Dressage. One shows currently at training level and the other at third level. She also enjoys introducing beginner adults and children to the world of riding.

 

Anna Gosnell  began her competitive riding career as a young member of the local Lost Hounds Pony Club in which she participated in Show Jumping, Cross Country and Dressage as well as competing Nationally at Kentucky Horse Park and Virginia Horse Center.

Completing college at Meredith Manor in West Virginia, Anna graduated with Riding Master III, Teaching and Equine Massage Therapy Certifications in 2004.

Her experience grew as she worked other equestrian centers in Maryland and West Virginia including Breezy Meadows Stables, Stables at Camelot and Savage River Stables teaching, training, barn managing and assisting in breeding operations. In 2008, Anna returned to the area and continue to work in the equine industry. 

Anna focuses on Eventing with a combined passion of dressage and jumping. She currently competes a horse she has trained from a 3 year old. At this time they have received two Gold Medals from the United States Eventing Association as they move up the levels.

 Each competition year, the pair has qualified for the American Eventing Championships as well as the USEA Area 8 Championships.

Anna has been a participant and coach in the local NE Ohio and NW PA eventing community for 10 years, managing a traveling show team of four riders at a time. They are known as "Between the Flags" Event Team.

 She has ridden with experts such as Lendon Gray, David O'Brien, Ron Postleb, Stephen Bradley, Peter Atkins and Francesca Nicoletti. 

Anna also trains and teaches from Tailwind Equestrian Center as her full time employment. Riding 4-6 horses daily, she is able to confidently work on rider and horse development.