Adrian Lyle and his Grand Prix horse in the United States Salvino (s. Sandro Hitt) was named Rider and Horse of the Year. The 38-year-old rider won the William C. for his achievements at the world championships in Herning last week. Received the Steinkraus Trophy. With Salvino he helped Team USA get tickets to the Games in Paris.
It’s been a good year for Adrian Lyle and Salvino. He was the top American with a sixteen-year-old Hanoverian stallion at the World Championships in Herning. The pair advanced to the freestyle, in which they finished sixth with a near personal best. Both had a successful start to the World Championships with victories in Wellington and a second place finish at the Grand Prix in Aachen. After Herning, Lyle returned to the World Cup circuit with four wins in four starts.
Lyle’s talent and commitment to the future of the sport was on display at the 2022 US Dressage Festival of Champions, where she took home two national championships. Lyle won the national title in four-year-old dressage horses with Fürst Dream (s. Fürstenball) and gold in the five-year-old division with Vier (s. Vitalis).
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