Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Westwind South Dressage is operated by Ashleigh Luca, an FEI competitor, trainer and coach. Ashleigh divides her time between Arizona and California training with US Olympian Steffen Peters and his wife Shannon.
Ashleigh has 16 years of dressage competition experience with the honor of being the first ever Canadian National Jr. FEI Champion in 1999. At age 19 she was short listed for the Canadian Dressage Team in 2003 & 2004. Ashleigh has trained under German Master Udo Lange, Steffen and Shannon Peters, and both Canadian Olympians Leslie Reid and Chrisilot Boylen. Her many accomplishments including winning the Rancho Murrieta CDI Young Rider in 2001. Ashleigh competed this year at the Prix St. Georges, Intermediare 1 level on the California CDI circuit where she and eight year old equine partner Uniek enjoyed 4 “Top 3” finishes.