USA WOMEN'S NATIONAL EQUESTRIAN TEAM
Born and raised on a small cattle ranch, Lyle was active in the local Pony Club and competed in eventing before primarily focusing on dressage. She had success early on, as she was a member of medal-winning teams at the 2002 North American Junior Dressage Team Championships and the 2004 North American Young Rider’s Championships. Lyle will be pairing up with Peggy Thomas’ Wizard in London, and together have already had a great run. She started riding Wizard in 2006, and by 2008 they clinched the USEF Young Adult “Brentina Cup” Dressage Championship. The pair made a statement in 2009 as they won the Freestyle in their first National Grand Prix Championship at the Collecting Gaits/USEF Dressage Festival of Champions. By 2010, Lyle was a force to be reckoned with, sweeping the Grand Prix and Grand Prix Special. She continued her success near the end of 2011, taking home top honors at both the Grand Prix Test and the Grand Prix Freestyle. In 2012, The pair took top honors in both the Grand Prix Test and the Grand Prix Freestyle.
HEIGHT 5' 11"
WEIGHT 165 LBS
HOMETOWN Ketchum, ID
PREVIOUS OLYMPICS None
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