Gretchen Tolbert has been with Common Ground from the very start. She plays keyboard, sings and leads worship. By trade, Gretchen is an equestrian trainer. Originally from Centreville, Virginia, Gretchen has been riding and competing in Hunters and Jumpers since age five. She attended Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Studies. As a member of the highly successful Intercollegiate Riding and Interscholastic Dressage Teams, Gretchen brought home national titles in both 2000 and 2001. She owns and runs Tolbert Equestrian in Bristol, TN.