Achieve your goals
DANA WILLE - HUNTER, JUMPER & EQUITATION TRAINER~PROFESSIONAL RIDER ~ COACH
Experience the difference
Our trainer, Dana Wille, has over 40+ International, National, Zone and State division titles. She is the only Michigan based professional that has competed and shown at the FEI level in CSI 1* to CSI 4* events across the United States. Her program is for the ambitious and goal oriented equestrian who wants to be competitive. Experienced at developing young horses and riders into top performing athletes and champions. She began competing and won her first Grand Prix against top professionals at the early age of 14. She went on to earn gold, silver and bronze medals in Jumpers at USEF National Championships including USHJA Zone Finals and Prix De States. She has competed in more than seventy 1.40m+ events across the country, earning her the #3 spot in the Junior/Young Rider FEI rankings in North America in 2017.
Dana is proudly sponsored by Butet, the maker of fine french saddles to "the stars", a brand known for their performance excellence. Her balance, style and grace repeatedly earned her overall equitation champion as a Junior, she ranked top 5 in the country for the Big Eq 3'6 medals. For many years she earned invites to compete at prestigious events that included WIHS, Devon, Harrisburg, Capital Challenge and the Kentucky National Horse Show. She was unstoppable and repeatedly won the Maclay, USEF Hunt Seat, USET and WIHS classes at top AA shows across the country, from NY to FL. As an actively competing professional her skill consistently earns her top ribbons in the USHJA National Hunter Derby's and championships in the professional hunter and jumper divisions. Her riders have gone on to win equitation medal finals, attend national championships and earn tricolors at the highly competitive AA level. The program offers lessons, boarding, sales, leases, training and showing at the AA national level.
Nestled in scenic Dexter, just minutes from Ann Arbor, we are a premier equestrian facility that offers a AA program for riders that want to learn proper horsemanship, technique and be competitive at the shows. We make Champions and confident riders. We inspire, encourage and educate.
We prepare you for everything
If you are going to expect your horse to be an athlete, then you need to be one too.
At Equine Odyssey, our program focuses on training horse and rider to successfully master the fundamentals to being competitive: