Founder of the Horse Agency, Felix brings many years of specialised experience to the horse purchasing experience in Europe. Operating his own successful stable in Borken, Germany, his horses have garnered recognition at the highest levels of sport.
He began his career as an eventer and show jumper up to the international level as a young rider. Through his university education in economics in Munster, he was passionately involved in the student riding programs, which are a significant and competitive series in Germany. First as a rider and then as an active team trainer. Through his hard work and dedication his teams won several coveted German Championships.
In the years after his success as a university team rider and trainer, Felix worked for Paul Schockemoehle and the PSI Auction where his connections in the horse world went global.
Over the years Felix has also been a main organiser for the giant equine convention Equitana, horse competitions, and manager for the stallion approvals in Munich.
His connection with the warmbloods of Germany run deep having worked directly for both the Holstein Verband and Oldenburg Association as sales manager and breeder inspector for the USA and Canada resulting in a keen eye for top horses around the world.
In more recent years, Felix has been working independently with his own successful stable, training horses, riders, and managing a successful sales program. He has sold horses all over the world with success in Global Tour, World Championships, Nations Cup, and Olympic competitions.
A Canadian by birth, Aletia made the move to Europe in 2014. Before the big move to Europe, Aletia was the head trainer and coach at Leatherstone Equestrian Center in Guelph Ontario- A premier equestrian facility catering to dressage and jumper clients. In Canada, Aletia developed horses from training level to advance levels of dressage- also including FEI young horse competitions in the USA and Canada.
Upon moving to Europe, Aletia has been dedicating her time to developing horses in sport as Hunters, Jumpers, and Dressage.
Aletia quickly developed a keen eye for scouting horses for America. Having used her platform of the Jaxson and Berry Show Podcast to interview top riders from around the world about their career- it developed her network for finding the perfect horse for the discerning rider.
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Rider and stable manager at the Horse Agency, Anika’s start in the horse world was inevitable as her grand parents owned and operated a little restaurant at the local pony club.
In the south of Germany and with the support of her family, the hobby of horse riding got serious very quickly as she earned a place on the provincial young riders team at the 1,30 level.
Following high school, Anika began her education in the horse world with a coveted apprenticeship at the stable Klatte. While working for Klatte she learned a great deal about young horse development, Oldenburger breeding programs, stallion selection and licensing and the inner workings of the ESI Auction.
Upon the completion of her equestrian education, Anika took the opportunity to broaden her knowledge by travelling the world and visiting equestrian centres in such places as: Sweden, America, and Australia.
Deciding to continue her education, she enrolled in a Bachelor or Arts in Marketing close to home and simultaneously also ran a small stable developing young horses and coaching riders.
Anika completed her Bachelor of Arts in 2017 and immediately came on board with the Horse Agency. You will see her often out at competitions developing young horses and competing up to the 1.45/1.50 level.