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Individual rider: Adrienne Lyle and Peggy Thomas’ Wizard

 June 18 - Coach Debbie McDonald and her protege Adrienne Lyle share their reactions to making the U.S. Olympic Team... Listen on Chris Stafford Radio. 

 Adrienne Lyle’s Journey to London With Wizard

by Kenneth J. Braddick in

 Adrienne Lyle of the United States at the age of 27 one of the youngest Americans to compete in dressage at an Olympics joins a swelling number of under-30 year olds in the 100 years the sport has been in the Games.

Adrienne and Wizard earned a place on the American squad to compete as an individual and becomes the second rider from Hailey, Idaho, population fewer than 8,000, to be on an American Olympic dressage squad. The other was her coach and mentor, Debbie McDonald on Brentina at the 2008 Beijing and 2004 Athens Games. Hailey is also the hometown of Picaboo Street, the Olympic multiple gold medal skier.  Read more …