Mallory started riding at the age of 8 in her hometown of Greenwood, Indiana at a nearby barn called Dan-Hobyn Stables. She participated in Pony Club from age 8 until she went to college at Purdue University. She attended rallies, clinics, ratings and credits Pony Club and long days at the barn to much of her knowledge and experience with horses.
After graduating college, Mallory worked for Indiana Horse Racing Commission for 3 years working as the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Breed Development Coordinator. She quite when she realized working with horses full time is what she was meant to be doing.