Daniela Moguel made history when she became the first rider from Mexico to compete at the then CCI4* level in Kentucky in 2016 and also the first to compete at the FEI World Equestrian Games. Mexico, which primarily supports eventing as a male, military activity – so Danny soon found herself packing up to move to the U.S. to pursue her dreams after seeing a poster of Karen O’Connor. Team Mexico coach at the time, Karen would later go on to coach Danny and her off-track Thoroughbred mare, Cecelia, when the pair competed at the Pan American Games in 2015.
You won’t want to miss this next interview from Frankie Thieriot Stutes as Daniela sits down to reflect on her career to this point.
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