Simon Tainsh grew up on a family farm West of Geelong and studied Rural Business Management at Melbourne Uni, Glenormiston Campus before going onto working for Stock & Station agency, Landmark in Ballarat & Geelong as Store Manager and as a Key Account Manager.

While his passion has always Equestrian & Three Day Eventing, after his time at Landmark he went on to become a profession rider and NCAS coach. Simon has been the coach of the Victorian Eventing Squad and ridden multiple horses up to FEI 4* level (old 3*).