Kathi Dancer, originally from Germany, is a life long equestrian. She began riding last the age of 6, and has been an avid competitive carriage driver for more than 30 years.
- FEI 4* competitor
- USEF 4x team member to represent the USA in Combined Driving.
- Kathi competes all over Europe with her Warmblood horses; England, Holland, France, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, Slovenia and Slovakia.
- In 2015 she was 5th in the world out of 80+ competitors, and is often the highest placing woman in a sport dominated by men.
- 2010 Reserve US National Champion and top placings at countless regional and national competitions.
- Earned the FEI Bronze medal for consecutive team placement.
- USEF HORSE OF THE YEAR: Two of her beloved driving horses, “Redford” a 1999 Hessen out of Rodgau from Germany, and “Watson” a 1999 Hanovarian out of Weltmeyer
- She and Redford have been regional ridden Amateur Dressage year end high percentage point winners
In addition to the carriage driving, Kathi has been the president and program director of Woodside Junior Riders since 2000. She was the president of the Peninsula Carriage Driving Club. You can often see her riding her horses on the local trails, or driving a carriage through Woodside.