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AboutWho is Mikala Munter?

Mikala Münter is an international Grand Prix Dressage rider and has been competing for decades at the highest levels in the sport. Born in Denmark, Mikala relocated to Wellington, Florida in 2004.
Mikala is the owner of Bell Tower Farm, located in Wellington. Bell Tower is a full boarding facility and includes a newly installed covered arena. In addition, Bell Tower has on-site accommodation for grooms and students. Mikala also leads the training on the farm (www.belltowerfarm.com).

AboutMikala's Story

Below, you can find how Mikala’s developed through her life.

2004
Relocation to WellingtonBorn in Denmark, Mikala relocated to Wellington, Florida in 2004.
2004
Her Life Mission At the age of six, Mikala knew which direction she wanted her life to develop – her aim was to work with horses.
2004-2021
Following YearsOver the years, she has focused on becoming one of the top-performing riders and trainers in the sport. She is known for her ability to train young or complicated horses and elevating them to the highest level of their capability.
2004-2021
Training and Development These skills were developed over many years riding young stallions in Europe, as well as her 6-year formal education as a professional trainer and rider in Denmark.
2018
US Citizenship In 2018, she became a US citizen, and now rides under the flag of the USA.

Her Mentor

During her apprenticeship at one of the then highest regarded equine facilities in Denmark, the Barthahus Equestrian Riding Club. It was while studying there that Mikala met 2-time Olympian Lis Hartel, who took her under her wing and became her long-term trainer and mentor.

Her Present

Originally, Mikala and her family moved to Wellington to introduce the HorseGym Treadmills to the US.
Mikala quickly build up a highly successful dressage business. While training with her close friend, US Olympian Lisa Wilcox, as well as Trainer of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, Ernst Hoyos, Mikala worked her way into the international dressage scene.
She showed horses successfully in CDI’s for Horses Unlimited, Sonja Ucci, Bobby Moran, Maria Aponte, Virginia Alling, Cara Broderick and Janne Rumbough.
While in Denmark, Mikala showed the Horses Unlimited stallion Leonberg and Janne Rumbough’s My Lady at several Danish Championships as well as Rotterdam CDIO , Aachen CDIO, two World Cup Finals , World Equestrian Games and European Championships.
Mikala’s most successful ride, My Lady, who was particularly known for her fun Burlesque Freestyle, retired in 2017, and Mikala has since then spent time developing her own Danish bred Skyfall and British bred Salsa Hit who she owns with Cara Broderick, into CDI Grand Prix horses.