Angela Weiss was originally an event rider, but turned to dressage after winning the Horse & Hound Search For A Star competition in 1986. One of the assessors was top dressage rider and trainer Ferdi Eilberg, with whom she has trained ever since.
Angela is a dressage trainer, runs a livery yard and competes her six horses from novice up to Grand Prix level. Angela trains para-equestrian dressage riders Sophie Wells, Emma Sheardown and Emma Kent. Angela took over the job of British Dressage Para-Equestrian Director in 2007 and trains the Podium Potential para-equestrian dressage squads and the BEF's Excel Programme.