TAMRA BROWN is Anne's Assistant Trainer.
started out as a working student at Knoll Farm
and advanced to the position of head groom for Anne in 1994.
Over the years, Tamra
has been given the ride on many talented horses, the majority of whom she
trained to the upper levels herself, and several to Grand Prix.
In 2007, she
was awarded her
USDF Silver Medal and is currently working towards her
Gold, having already achieved qualifying scores through Intermediare II.
Also, in 2007, she
became the Intermediare Champion for Region 8.
In 2009, Tamra was a featured clinician at the Midwest Horse Fair in Wisconsin, one of the largest three-day horse fairs in the country.
has also successfully shown in CDI competitions.
primary partner at the time was the Dutch Warmblood breeding stallion Leoliet (Zioliet x Dorien).
With him, she
competed in CDIs in both Prix St. Georges and Intermediare I at Dressage at Devon, Zada Enterprises' Zada Cup, and the German Equestrian Alliance Cup, a PanAm games qualifier.
After nearly 18 years with Gribbons, who was the USEF Dressage Technical Advisor to the U.S. Dressage team, Tamra has emerged from protege to Gribbons' assistant trainer and the head of Knoll Dressage's other trainers, now based in Central Florida.
is currently active on the Region 3 Florida Show Circuit, coaching several clients in nearly all levels, including FEI
, and even to earning scores for bronze and silver medals of their own.
Well-rounded and patient, Tamra
specializes in producing well-educated and competitive dressage horses as well as inspirational and informative instruction geared toward the understanding of equine mechanics and the blend of dressage art and technique.