Debbie McDonald

Two Women File Civil Lawsuit in California Against Bob & Debbie McDonald Seeking Damages in Alleged Sexual Abuse Case in Mid-1970s

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Two women who allege sexual abuse in the mid-1970s by Bob McDonald, husband of U.S. team coach Debbie McDonald, have filed a civil lawsuit in California seeking damages. The suit names Bob McDonald for alleged rape and sexual battery and Debbie McDonald for alleged failure to supervise the then-teenage girls. Debbie was a teenager at the time. Read More

Debbie McDonald On USA Success at Tokyo Olympics–Part 1 of 2

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For Debbie McDonald, the Olympic team silver medal caps the most illustrious era of American dressage so far, beginning as a rider on  Brentina leading USA to silver at 2002 World Games, in 2003 first American to become World Cup champion, coach of three of four riders on the silver medal team at 2018 world championships and coach of Tokyo squad Read More

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

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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

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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

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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

7 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

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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