Based in Virginia,
GHD specializes in management of
Joanna Gray-Randle is a USDF Gold, Silver, Silver Freestyle and Bronze Medalist and a Graduate of the USDF "L" Program for Judges, with Distinction. Joanna has earned many National, Zone, Regional and Local Championships and has coached her students to many awards, including USDF Gold, Gold Freestyle, Silver, Silver Freestyle, Bronze and Bronze Freestyle Medals.
An avid trainer, coach, judge and competitor, Joanna has trained and competed in Dressage, Combined Training, Hunter/Jumper, Sport Horse Breed Shows, Driven Dressage and Combined Driving Events. Joanna also choreographs musical freestyle rides and assists clients in horse purchases. Joanna stands the licensed Hanoverian stallion, Royal Tourmalet SPF and in 2018, she officially became a breeder with the birth of her first foal, Royal Madeleine CG.
Joanna has managed and judged Dressage Shows since 2000 and brings a wealth of expertise and knowledge to planning and managing the GHD Clinics and Competitions.
When not bringing world class clinicians and competitions to the East Coast horse communities, Joanna can be found judging, coaching her clients, riding and competing.
Julie Cannova was a big part of the Long Island Dressage Community since the early 1990s, competing with her horses, Frisco, Madison Ave, Schatzi and, most recently, Tempo. With Julie's recent relocation to Virginia, GHD hopes to be able to offer even more educational opportunities to the local horse community.
Julie has served numerous times as a volunteer for LIDCTA, now LIDA on the Horse Show Committee, the Education Committee, the Membership Committee, as Secretary, and twice as VP. In addition, she managed schooling shows for Hillcrest Sport Horse Stables.
When not in the barn or show ring, Julie runs her own, highly sought after, consulting firm specializing in Customer Satisfaction research. Prior to entering corporate market research, Julie headed a marketing consulting firm, which specialized in producing events such as the LI Psychic Fair, the LI Music Awards and Recording Industry band showcases and A&R Events for The Village Voice.
Julie brings her skills in corporate marketing, corporate management and event production to Gray Horse Equestrian Event Management.
Julie currently boards in Middleburg, Virginia and trains with Joanna Gray-Randle.