For Immediate Release

January 01, 2020, Los Angeles, CA

Dana Kanstul leads the F.T.E. Youth Division as its Official Technical Advisor

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Professional trainer and Multi-National Champion, Dana Kanstul takes the reins as the official Technical Advisor and Coach for the Youth Division USA Chapter.


For over two decades, Kanstul has taken her leadership role as a professional trainer and competitive athlete through a committed and dedicated program garnering her as well as her students many National Championship Titles in various riding disciplines.  

Operating out of a private facility in Southern California, Kanstul will spearhead a training program focused on each youth athlete's goals, paying close attention to each horse's abilities alongside their riding partners.  Her philosophy of Natural Horsemanship is centered around Dressage as the foundation for all riding disciplines which include English Pleasure, Equitation, Western, Saddleseat, Huntseat, and Dressage.  

Aside from a very busy training operation and highly-involved show career, Kanstul is oftentimes seen aboard the USC Mascot Trojan horse during college football season.  She is the first woman in USC's history to ride the mascot, as well as its first female trainer.  

To read more about her, click the link here 

Dana Kanstul riding Saddleseat atop her horse,

Balitor, an Andalusian Stallion known to be the first in recorded history

to carry the rare and coveted pearl gene.  

October 20, 2019

The F.T.E. incorporates revolutionary technology into their training program and daily regimen. The "Vert" was developed by Equine Biomechanics expert, Dr. Hilary Clayton and Co-Founder, Dominic Lombardo. 

To learn more about this technology, click here

The Vert by Equla
The Vert by Equla
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USDF Gold Medalist and world-renowed research Dr. Hilary Clayton BVMS, PhD, DACVSMR, MRCVS is the co-founder and Chief Science Officer of equla.

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May 5, 2019

The FILAM NY Magazine Featured Article* 

Filipino Team of Equestrians