Clara Etzel is an FEI dressage competitor who has owned Clara Etzel Dressage, LLC. since June 2010. Clara has been riding dressage for over 15 years.  Based at beautiful Hidden Creek Ranch in Saline, Michigan, Clara offers training, lessons and sales services. 

My Story


  • Bachelors of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University
  • BHSAI (British Horse Society Assistant Instructor)
  • L Graduate with distinction 
  • 2016, 2014, 2012 Selected Participant in the USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program


  • USDF Silver and Bronze Medalist
  • 2015 The Dressage Foundation Region 2 Reserve Champion for The Two-Tempi Challenge
  • 2013 AQHA High Point Champion at FEI Intermediate I with More Coffee Please 
  • Numerous national, regional and local accomplishments from the national levels to FEI.