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).
Below, you can follow Mikala’s career progression so far.
Mikala completed her apprenticeship at one of the 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.
Originally Mikala and her family moved to Wellington to introduce 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 the lead Trainer of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, Ernst Hoyos, Mikala worked her way into the international dressage scene.
Since she moved to the US Mikala has shown over 40 different horses at National shows and several others Internationally. She showed successfully in CDI’s for Horses Unlimited, Bobby Moran, Maria Aponte, Virginia Alling and Janne Rumbough.
During her time training Leonberg, owned by Horses Unlimited and My Lady, owned by Janne Rumbough, Mikala rode several Danish National Championships as well as the famous Aachen CDIO, in Germany and Rotterdam CDIO in the Netherlands.
She was placed on My Lady at the World Cup Finals in Lyon, France and Las Vegas, USA. On My Lady Mikala represented Denmark at the World Equestrian Games in France and European Championships in Germany.
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 Paul Bint, into CDI Grand Prix horses.