About Us

With a combined total of 50 yrs. in the horse world as competitors, trainers, barn managers and breeders, Brandon and Jocelyn bring a unique perspective to the sport. Horses are at the center of their lives, and they feel blessed in their relationship because they share the same goals and aspirations for themselves and the business they've created together. Their passion is what sets them apart from the majority of professionals in this business. 

Brandon GIBSON

Trainer & Coach

Brandon is a USHJA Certified Trainer who grew up competing with Beth Repass in Bristol, VA and has since ridden with such notable trainers as Aaron Vale, Liza Boyd, Jack Towell, Louise Serio, Bill Schaub and Chris Hickey.  Brandon has had tremendous success at major competitions in both the hunter and jumper rings. He was a junior medal winner and has won, placed, and received year-end awards in the High Performance Hunters, National and International Derbies, IHF, Grand Prix Jumpers, and on the line.

Brandon has a rare talent with horses. He has been very successful at preparing many youngsters to stand on the line, and has started numerous horses under saddle. He is also excellent at schooling and preparing more established horses for any discipline. Brandon is well respected by his students and peers because of his great attitude and knowledge about the sport. Students of Brandon’s are currently competing and winning at all levels from short stirrup to the 1.30m jumpers. 


Sport Horse Investments, Consulting & Coaching

Jocelyn grew up riding and competing very successfully on both the national A rated circuit and the AQHA circuit. She has a degree in Equine Management and Reproduction and has trained and managed at several top-class facilities. In 2019 she became a USHJA Certified Trainer. Her talent with both horses and people enabled her to become a successful professional trainer, which resulted in many of her students going on to consistently win year-end honors.

With over 20 years in the business, Jocelyn’s primary focus is the management of the SSH facility, which is maintained with the highest standards in nutrition and horse care. She also works with a huge network of internationally recognized professionals and agents to help her clients find their dream horse or next big investment. Jocelyn has previously been a co-chair on the USHJA Sallie B. Wheeler Hunter Breeding Committee and has served as the president of the East Tennessee Hunter Jumper Association.

SSH at a glance

Visit our photo gallery for a trip down memory lane of some of our most beloved people, horses, and competitions.