Philesha Chandler, the head trainer at Chandler Dressage Inc., has been riding since the age of 8. As the winner of Robert Dover's reality TV show "The Search for America's Next Equestrian Star: Dressage" she had the opportunity to be Robert Dover's assistant trainer for a year. A life forming experience, she embraced the knowledge and skills acquired and chance to learn with the Olympian.
Philesha went on to become the assistant trainer for Arlene "Tuny" Page at Stillpoint Farm where she continued to learn and grow as a rider. With many of the top riders in the nation training at the Stillpoint Farms facilities, she was fortunate to be able to learn and ride with some of the best riders and trainers the US has to offer. During her time in Florida, she also worked as a flat rider for show jumper Kent Farrington.
Over the years Philesha has been offered the opportunities to work with a host of quality national and international riders and trainers, including Oded Shimoni, Lisa Wilcox, Minna Telde, Conrad Schumacher and Dorothy "Dottie" Morkis.