Road to Olympics

usa dressage team



June 16, 2012 near Gladstone, NJ ·
  • "In the words of the Zac Brown Band:" ""You only get one chance in life to leave your mark upon it, so when the pony comes riding by, you better sit your sweet ass on it!""

    "Can't believe I'm actually going to ride in the Olympics!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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This competition was the culmination of a long road, one which which continues onto London for the Olympic Games. Adrienne Lyle had to outdo herself to keep her Olympic dreams alive and she did with a score of 74.889%- in the Grand Prix Special.  The cumulative score was 72.558%.


Lyle (Ketchum, ID) and the 13-year-old Oldenburg gelding train under the tutelage of two-time Olympian Debbie McDonald. They excelled today in what Peters referred to as a 'life-changing ride."

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