Started riding: 3 years old in California
Started competing (show jumping/ eventing): 9
Top 10 young eventers in US by age 18
Moved to England: 2010
By day: Engineering planner
Performed at various displays (usually side saddle) for English Heritage, The Royal Armouries, and Destrier. Served as Lady of the Tournament for the Royal Armouries last year, and co-organizer of The Arundel International Tournament since 2013.
Started in tournaments in 2009 as ‘Master of the Horse’ for The Tournament of the Phoenix in California, came back as the ‘Lady of Honour’ (head of judging panel for that tournament, working with a Marshall) in 2010, 2011, 2012.
Kyle is the co-organizers of the Arundel tournament, and has been one of the lady judges for the past four years, judging the horsemanship and chivalry of the competitors. In 2016 she will be the Marshall. This position is traditionally held by the individual champion of the previous year, unfortunately the 2015 champion is unable to join us, so Kyle has graciously agreed to step into the role. Kyle will be the first Lady Marshall in Arundel’s history. She will be the head judge, supreme voice of authority on the field. Kyle is well qualified to fill this role, having judged tournaments in the USA and England since 2009. In addition to her tournament experience, she is an accomplished rider, having ridden and competed as an eventer since she was a young girl. These days she often expresses her equestrian prowess sitting side saddle, displaying more gumption than sense as she has been known to leap over dining tables, run relay races, throw javelins, charge at a quintain and fire a bow and arrow, all while riding side saddle.