Aida is a graduate of the University of the South, or Sewanee college. She has been riding since she was a young child, first on ponies and then graduating to the junior jumper, hunter, and equitation ranks. She currently shows and represents the Dominican Republic internationally. After college, she concentrated on riding and showing horses for a range of professional horsemen in the southeast as well as competing on her own horse, Castlerock in a number of grand prixs (1.35 m-1.40 m) at horse shows such as Conyers, Tryon, and Aiken. Aida is an excellent, confident, kind rider and an equally good coach. She brings a great deal of energy, commitment and expertise to her position as trainer.