Master Saddlers
Association Certified
Saddle Fitter

Fun Facts About Gina>

Gina is a trained gourmet cook
She has Stag Hunted in France
She has 2 dogs and 1 cat
She is the youngest of 6
She started foxhunting at 7
She hunts with Greenspring Valley, Howard County, Thornton Hill, and many other Hunts.

The Mighty Bruno


About Gina Perilla

A certified Master Saddle Fitter since 2002, Gina Perilla works with riders and their horses to maximize horse and rider potential. Gina has evaluated and fit saddles for young horse enthusiasts, life-long riders and nationally recognized equestrians including World Cup Rider Margie Goldstein Engle, dressage professional Felicitas von Neumann-Cosel, and barns such as Glenn Ridge and Collecting Gates Farm.

Along with individual consultations and saddle evaluations, Gina has conducted workshops and speaking engagements on all aspects of saddle fit with groups throughout the country. Regionally Gina is a welcome speaker and representative at the Maryland-Delaware Horse Conference, Horse World Expo, the Washington International Horse Show and numerous local stables, 4-H and Pony Clubs. Seminars and consultations have taken Gina to Alabama, the Carolina's, Georgia, New Mexico, Virginia, Kentucky, and Washington State.

A respected rider in all rings, Gina received her instructor’s certification through the American Riding Instructors Association in 1992 and has taught both adults and children. She is an independent saddle fitter representing saddle companies throughout the mid Atlantic region. She is truly commited to working with clients to attain the best fitting saddle in their budget.

Gina is a member of the Green Spring Valley Hounds and also hunts regularly with Howard County Iron Bridge Hounds, Thornton Hill Hounds in Virginia and other regional hunts. Her passion for fox hunting has taken her throughout the United States, Gina also has spent time stag hunting in the Loire Valley of France.

A native of Howard County, Maryland, Gina grew up through the ranks of Pony Club, 4-H, and tough ponies. Gina’s recent passion includes training her first homebred Zippy, a Maryland-bred thoroughbred. Under Gina’s tutelage, the 4 year old and she can be seen competing and hunting in and around Maryland.

In addition to her equestrian accomplishments, Gina holds an A.A. degree in Culinary Arts from L’Academie De Cuisine in Washington, D.C. and a B.S. degree in Economics from the University of Baltimore.



Gina on Inci at a Jimmy Wofford Clinic

Gina Hunting in Alabama with Suzy Reingold


Gina Outriding on Sam at The Howard County Races

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Gina, John Warden Bobby Bricken, Bonnie Rosenberg

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