Grace was born and raised in Rockford, Michigan. She began riding at the age of five and eventually began competing on the AQHA circuit. She participated in nearly every event but focused on the hunter/jumper classes. She attended Michigan State University, Ellen's alma mater, where she attained an associates in Horse Management. After graduation, Grace has worked at a western pleasure/reining barn, AQHA all around barn, and at a cutting horse ranch. She has learned so many skills in each discipline, which she is very excited to share with her students. When she isn't at the barn, Grace enjoys taking her 2 dogs on adventures or to dog parks  and being involved in Community Life Church in Rockwall

Assistant Trainer & Barn Manager

Grace DeGelder

The Welcoming Committee

FIVE star level Event Rider. USDF Silver & Bronze Medalist.

Competed through Prix St Georges Dressage & Grand Prix Show Jumping.

USEA ICP LEVEL III Certified Riding Instructor.
Ellen Doughty-Hume operates Pegasus Eventing out of Rockwall Hills Equestrian Center in Rockwall, TX. When she is not campaigning Obie at the top levels of the sport, Ellen retrains OTTBs for the sport of eventing. She has a current string of young thoroughbreds making their way up the levels, currently competing from Beginner Novice through 2*. She also coaches students of all ages and riding levels in eventing, as well as straight dressage and jumpers.

Head Trainer, Owner of Pegasus Eventing & CEO of Rockwall Hills

Ellen Doughty Hume

Operating a first class facility requires a first class staff.  Our team works tirelessly ensure the very best environment for you and your horse.  Read more about us here, or stop by anytime to learn more!

Our Staff