The Award ‘FEIF trainer/instructor of the Year 2017’ goes to Alexandra Dannenmann from the United States of America, one of the smaller FEIF member countries considering the number of members. Congratulations!
Alexandra Dannenmann is an IPZV Trainer B and FEIF International Sport Judge, living in Florida, USA. Alex has spent her entire life pursuing her passion of riding and training horses. Her professional career began in her native country Germany, where she successfully managed a farm in a sole charge capacity, offering lessons, training and horse boarding. She was also a successful rider in competitions. Alex continues her career in the United States, where she currently manages the Florida Icehorsefarm.
Alex’s passion and understanding for the Icelandic horses helped her attain her certifications quickly and with excellent marks. She’s a highly sought-after judge and clinician for competitions and courses around the US and in Europe. She works with horses and riders up to the highest level.
Alex also sits on the Board of Directors for the United States Icelandic Horse Congress and is the Chairperson for the USIHC education committee.
On top of that, Alex works in collaboration with children cancer foundations and a local hospice, donating her time and horses for these children and their families in individual programs and by organizing beneficial events at her farm.