Gammon Castellvi grew up in Venezuela where she spent most of her childhood riding jumpers with an amazing partner, her Grand Prix jumper "Tex". She moved to Virginia for college and was introduced to the wonderful world of eventing and got hooked! She has successfully ridden several horses to Preliminary level, completing her first CCI* in 2005 since then her wonderful partner "Doug" has retired and she is riding a wonderful string of up and coming young event horses, including "Jessie" who is currently competing at Intermediate with the goal of competing at a CCI** in the fall and possibly even tackling her first Advanced HT in the fall.
Gammon currently instructs the Virginia Military Institute Equestrian team as well as her regular students thru Preliminary level. She is also manages the popular horse show series "Eventing in Virginia"
Most recently Gammon has earned her "r" Eventing TD License as well as her "r" Eventing Dressage Judge's License.
Tori Nuckols, Gammon's daughter and Intermediate CCI3* level rider, has joined the team at GC Equestrian, under her own name of "Dragonfly Eventing". Tori helps with the coaching of the VMI team, teaches younger children and trains horses on the farm as well. Tori and her beautiful partner "Osbourne 9" are currently competing Intermediate and hope to tackle a CCI*** in the fall! Tori has also earned her Bronze Medal in Dressage and her and her dressage partner :CCS Boromir", just made their debut at 3rd level at Dressage at Lexington. .