Alejo Maddalena is an United States Hunter Jumper Association Certified Trainer. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alejo has been a competitor and trainer since 1987. He is also certified as an Advanced Level instructor and trainer by the Argentine Equestrian Federation and was a Professional Horseman, Riding Master and Director in several equestrian centers in Italy.
Alejo has coached and competed in events in Argentina, Europe, and across the continental United States and Puerto Rico. He has trained with Carlos Dodero, Dr. Hugo Liaryora, and U.S. Olympian Joe Fargis. Alejo also received further European equestrian education while riding in clinics with Hans Horn, Hervet Goudignon and at the Kelleth Riding School in Ireland.