Debbie McDonald

USA Dressage Team Riders, Horses Accustomed to Florida-Type Weather Ready for Tokyo Olympic Grand Prix Without Spectators in Two Days

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Dressage Team Riders, Horses Accustomed to Florida-Type Weather Ready for Tokyo Olympic Grand Prix Without Spectators in Two Days
United States Olympic dressage team riders Adrienne Lyle, Steffen Peters and Sabine Schut-Kery said Thursday their horses that were accustomed to the Florida-type subtropical weather were fit and ready for the Grand Prix beginning in two days in Tokyo in the stadium they described as "stunning." Read More

Steffen Peters, Heading to Olympics, On American Dressage Since His First Games Quarter Century Ago

4 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Steffen Peters, Heading to Olympics, On American Dressage Since His First Games Quarter Century Ago
Steffen Peters on his way with Suppenkasper to his fifth Olympics, is "amazed" at the development of dressage in the United States that required scores equal to the gold medal performances at his first Games a quarter century ago to even be considered for the American team this year. Read More

Brentina’s History-Making Career with Rider Debbie McDonald

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Brentina’s History-Making Career with Rider Debbie McDonald
Brentina and her partner Debbie McDonald strode across the globe in a decade of appearances that included two Olympics, two World Equestrian Games, the first U.S. partnership to win the World Cup and along the way become beloved not only to Americans but horse lovers everywhere. Read More

Brentina, America’s Sweetheart, Olympic, World Championship Medalist Ridden by Debbie McDonald, Euthanized at the Age of 31

3 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Brentina, America’s Sweetheart, Olympic, World Championship Medalist Ridden by Debbie McDonald, Euthanized at the Age of 31
Brentina, the mare that became America's sweetheart when ridden by Debbie McDonald in two Olympics, two world championships and the first United States World Cup champion, has been euthanized at the age of 31 after the horse had difficulty standing. Read More

Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination

7 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Wellington’s Global Dressage Festival Preparing to Celebrate 10th Anniversary as a Premier Equestrian Destination
The Adequan Global Dressage Festival World Cup will be the first international event of 2021 and mark the 10th anniversary of the Wellington, Florida shows that have grown to become one of the world's premier circuits Read More

UPDATE–US Federation Confirms Robert “Bob” McDonald “Fully Reinstated” After SafeSport Clears Him of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

12 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on UPDATE–US Federation Confirms Robert “Bob” McDonald “Fully Reinstated” After SafeSport Clears Him of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct
Robert “Bob” McDonald, the husband of U.S. dressage team coach Debbie McDonald, has been "fully reinstated" by the U.S. Equestrian Federation after the Center for SafeSport cleared him of allegation of sexual misconduct that led to a lifetime ban on equestrian and hockey activities. Read More

Robert “Bob” McDonald Cleared of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Lifting of SafeSport Lifetime Ban

12 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Robert “Bob” McDonald Cleared of Allegations of Sexual Misconduct, Lifting of SafeSport Lifetime Ban
Robert “Bob” McDonald, the husband of U.S. dressage team coach Debbie McDonald, has been cleared of allegation of sexual misconduct that led to the Center for SafeSport imposing a lifetime ban on involvement in equestrian and hockey activities. Read More