About Raquel Santos
Raquel Santos is an assistant rider at Carlos Santos Dressage. She has opened her business here at Palos Verdes/Rolling Hills in June 2019. She is based in multiple facilities, Peter Weber Equestrian Center and works in the majority of the community arenas (Dapplegray and Ernie Howlett) with clients having their horses based in those areas.
She assists Carlos with the training and teaching of his students and their horses.
During her younger years in riding and training, Raquel has done clinic sessions with Sabine Schut-Kery, Kathleen Raine, and Joao Morreira.
Raquel has worked with Carlos since as a child. Since 17, she has shown on several occasions with multiple show horses.One of her accomplishments is competing at a CDI,Festival of the Horse in third level test 3 in 2017. In a huge class with top SoCal riders, she placed 4th.
In 2018, Raquel left the States to become a working student for Coby Van Baalen in the Netherlands, Dressuurtal Van Baalen, for six months.
With much fortune, Raquel is planning to show again in 2020 with some exciting prospects. She has joined an exciting partnership with one of Carlos's main clients that spearheaded his career, and is doing the same for her, Double Joy, Hanoverian (Desperados FRH x Weltmeyer).
Contact: (310) 357-1434