Beth and Paul’s daughter, Laura, has been helping in beginner lessons since she was old enough to run beside a pony.  She has a great way with children and horses.  Laura enjoys sharing her knowledge, desire to learn, and passion for horses. She has ridden with Michael and Sharon Poulin; working with Michael and Sharon Poulin in the fall of 2009 at their facility in Deleon Springs, FL.  She has also ridden with Riding Master from Portugal, Rodrigo de Matos, and S judge Charlotte Trentelman. She currently trains with her mother and FEI Trainer Gunnar Ostergaard.

Laura has successfully trained and competed her American Warmblood mare, Taylor Rose, to Grand Prix. She is currently competing and showing two horses at recognized shows and advancing through the levels.  Laura has other horses in training as well.  She is excited to be training her  RPSI Stallion, Brilliant Fynale and will be showing him in 2017. She also has a new Grand Prix horse, Donzetti, and they will be looking to compete this fall.


Laura currently trains in Florida with Gunnar, January – March, training horses and riding client’s horses for both herself and Gunnar Ostergaard and in Maine the rest of the year.  Laura also attends clinics and symposiums when her schedule allows.

Laura Brainerd