Home base: Chesapeake City, Maryland
Farm name: Hassler Dressage
#ProElitePro Sara Hassler, a successful competitor and trainer, is the assistant trainer for Hassler Dressage based out of Chesapeake City, Maryland and Wellington, Florida. With Harmony’s Boitano, Sara ended 2019 tied for Reserve Champion for Intermediare I at the national Festival of Champions, and by sweeping the three CDI small tour classes at Devon. In May 2019 the pair had their first win in a CDI Intermediare I in Canada receiving scores of 72+ and 73+ percent in a panel of 5 Olympic judges. Earlier in Wellington, Florida they finished second in their debut CDI small tour competition with scores above 70 percent and continued their successful winter tour always in the ribbons.
A lifelong dressage rider in training with international trainers Scott and Susanne Hassler, she has also trained in Germany and in clinics with international trainers including Steffen Peters, Michael Klimke, and Ingo Pape. Sara has had success training horses to Grand Prix level – but enjoys working with horses of all levels. Sara is a gifted trainer and coach with a special ability to make learning fun for horses and riders of all ages.