VERENA MAHIN - USA
FEI GRAND PRIX DRESSAGE TRAINER AND RIDER
Verena Sonstenes-Mahin of VS Dressage is a Grand Prix level rider and trainer. She has achieved her Bronze, Silver and Gold medals, and continues to compete at all levels. In 2011 she coached two riders who qualified for the Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. Representing Puerto Rico, her students achieved one of the highest levels of competition in the Americas. And in 2018, Verena proudly coached Canadian Junior rider Chase Robertson to a Bronze and Gold medal at the NAJYC.
Verena trains with three time Olympian Juan Matute when he clinics in California and has since the early 2000’s. She began working with him after she met him in Madrid, Spain while she was still based in Europe. Verena also trains with Olympian Guenter Seidel on a regular basis in Rancho Santa Fe.
Verena has had the great privilege to train with Charlotte Dujardin both partaking in SH Productions Symposium in October 2016 and training with her privately whenever she is in California.
Verena loves teaching and regularly clinics all over the US, Puerto Rico and Canada. VS Dressage is a full service top-sport company that provides training through Grand Prix, clinics, purchase consultation and complete sales services.