Niki Clarke, Dressage Unlimited, Professional Dressage Rider
AZ & MT
Niki Clarke originally began her riding career as an eventer, training with notable equestrians such as Amy Barrington and David and Karen O’Connor. Her natural talent and hard work helped her earn numerous Eventing awards, including being long listed for the Sydney Olympics. In 2004, Niki decided to focus solely on Dressage and so she began moving up the ranks of the Dressage world. She moved to Holland to continue pursuing her passion for Dressage, where she worked under Bert Rutten. In 2005, Niki came back to the U.S. to continue her training and her program, Dressage Unlimited, was born in 2006. Niki is a highly respected FEI rider and her career accomplishments include USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medals, and a Centerline Scores 5* rated rider. She was Reserve Champion at the Brentina Cup in 2007, third place at the 2010 Brentina Cup, and has multiple wins throughout the FEI levels. Niki was named to the USEF Dressage Development Program in 2018 and 2019 with Coral Reef Ranch’s Coral Reef Scoobidooh. In 2019, the pair was invited to compete in the 2019 U.S. Dressage Festival!