Kyra Kyrklund is Finnish and has for many years been living in England where she runs a training stable together with her English husband Richard White. Before that Kyra lived for years in Sweden and worked at Flyinge with a number of international students, among others Jan Brink. As a trainer – besides Knytkalaset and Jan Brink – she has been the team trainer for the Finnish Junior-, Young Rider- and Senior Team, her students have received several individual silver and bronze medals, she has trained more than 30 international Grand Prix riders and since 2011 she is supervisor for the Swedish dressage team.
Kyra has competed internationally for 30 years with great success, won a silver medal individually at the World Championship in Stockholm 1990, has been a Nordic Champion, she has won 10 Finnish Championships, has competed at 6 Olympic Games, 6 World Cup Finals - never placed less than 6th - and she even won the Finals in Paris 1991. Furthermore she has educated and competed more than 15 horses in international Grand Prix.
Kyra has been made a professor in equitation at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in collaboration with National Equine Centers Flyinge and Strömsholm.