Dana was born and raised in upstate New York. She received her undergraduate in Equine Science with a hunter seat focus from Morrisville State College in 2016. Following graduation Dana worked for top show jumper Peter Wylde grooming and caring for his horses. She also helped to manage a small private barn in upstate New York.
Dana enjoys riding her favorite St. Andrews horse, Danny, and hiking with her dog Winston. In her free time she likes to travel and enjoy the outdoors.