Gretchen Jackson

Gretchen Jackson Gretchen was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and attended the University of Pennsylvania and Neumann College. She began riding at age three and fox hunted mainly with Huntingdon Valley as a child, and then Pickering, Radnor and Andrews Bridge. She became involved with race horses as an adjunct to the hunters and managed the farm and broke yearlings, did lay-ups and foaling until 1995. She and her husband Roy own Lael Stable and have been breeding Thoroughbreds since 1978.