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About Amanda Lane-Sommer

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Amanda Lane-Sommer is a Certified Horse Trainer of the Minnesota Horse Training Academy in Mora, Minnesota, "The Only School of its Kind" completing this in October 2008. visit www.mnhorsetrainingacademy.com

In March 2009 she was hired as the trainer at Woodlands Pony Farms, currently the top USEF Pony Hunter Breeders, hunter-jumper pony breeding farm located in Virginia. There she started and rode, on average, 10 ponies a day, ranging from yearlings to five and six year olds. Amanda worked there for about three months until moving back to Wisconsin.

In summer of 2009 Amanda started training for the public and began her own training and lesson business, where she has gained experience working with all sorts of horses and disciplines.

Amanda has competed in several Horse Training Competitions around the country including Food4OurHorses, Extreme Mustang Makeover, Mustang Magic, Mustang Million and the American Horsewoman's Challenge. She has placed in the top 10 finals in several of the events.

www.extrememustangmakeover.com

In 2014 Amanda was accepted to compete in the first ever American Horsewoman’s Challenge in Oklahoma placing 7th overall among the top woman horse trainers in the country. The competition focused on Liberty, Cowboy Dressage, and Extreme Cowboy Race. www.horsewomanschallenge.com


Amanda and her mustangs have competed in the 2016 and 2018 WDAA (Western Dressage Association of America) World Show, earning several top 10's for Inrto Level, and Level 1. 


2014 was when Amanda got involved in North American Western Dressage (NAWD) which has given her a new purpose and foundation to her training that she applies to all of her horses.

Amanda believes you can always learn when it comes to horses so she is constantly looking to continue her knowledge and experience to up her game and to do what's best for the horse. She enjoys participating in clinics and local shows with her client horses and is a Professional Member of North American Western Dressage, has earned her Intro and Basic Level Training Star and has recently become a North American Western Dressage Licensed Judge. She is licensed to judge for NAWD Western Dressage, NAWD Long Reining, NAWD Trail, NAWD Freestyle and is currently working on her license for Ranch Horse Dressage. Amanda's involvement in NAWD has grown over the years providing her with great learning opportunists and she currently works as the Test and Program Coordinator and Writer for NAWD.  www.nawdhorse.org

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