Megan started riding at the young age of three and began competing at the age of five in hunters under the tutelage of John Bragg. At the age of eleven, she began eventing under the tutelage of Olympian Jil Walton. Megan rode with Jil for many years until leaving for college in 2006. While in college, Megan served as the chairman to the American Connemara Pony Society. She organized and ran recognized USEF, USDF, and CDS shows. In 2011 Megan received her degree in Biology from Sonoma State University. Upon her graduation Megan made the decision to move to Europe to further her equestrian education.

While abroad she studied with the British Horse Society to receive her trainers certificate, worked for Tredstep Ireland and trained with world renowned William Micklem. After returning to the states, Megan took the position as assistant trainer to Tamra Smith of Next Level Eventing. In 2013, Megan made the decision to break off on her own and began operating as Telesis Equestrian, located in Southern California. Megan currently competes at the Advanced level in the sport of Three-Day Eventing. She has and continues to take lessons and ride in clinics with several other international olympic riders such as Jimmy Wofford, Ian Stark, Buck Davidson, Pippa Funnell, Tamie Smith, Lane Clarke, Hawley Bennett, Eric Smiley, William Micklem, David O'Connor, Captain Mark Philips and several dressage riders such as Niki Hall, Sue Curry, Axel Steiner, Bekki Vrono, and Lilo Fore.


Ally has been riding for a total of thirteen years, and has ridden under head trainer, Megan Gastel, for seven years. After competing in three day eventing at Training Level, she later began assisting Megan in riding young horses. Ally has gained experience working with off the track thoroughbreds. She has participated in the hunter jumper world, competing up to 1.15 in the jumper ring. After years of riding, Ally has developed a strong passion for training horses and improving her knowledge.


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our facility 

Telesis Equestrian

We are conveniently located off the 15 freeway between the 91 and 60 freeways.



arena viewing box

indoor grooming areas

outdoor wash racks

outdoor grooming areas

Telesis Equestrian

2817 Valley View Avenue

Norco, CA 92860