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Michael Barisone, USA 2008 Olympic Team Reserve Rider, to be Tried for Attempted Murder

Michael Barisone, the United States dressage team reserve rider at the 2008 Olympics, will be tried early next year for attempted murder of a student and her boyfriend at his New Jersey horse farm two years ago.

The attorney for the 57-year-old, who also was a coach of a rider on the American 2016 Olympic bronze medal team, told the Morris County Superior Court Friday he intends to present evidence of insanity and self-defense, as reported by equestrian journalist Nancy Jaffer.

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