Annelise grew up in a small rural town in New Hampshire. She was born with the love of horses and has had an eye for fashion from early on. Annelise began showing Morgans in Deerfield, New Hampshire. She has competed on state and regional levels as well as going onto being top 5 at the Grand National & World Morgan Horse Show in OKC as a junior exhibitor as well as the ladies division.
Annelise attended college at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri where she majored in Equine General Studies and Business Administration. Her curriculum also encompassed the USEF Regulations to include the acceptable attire in various breed associations.