Practical Horseman's Training with the Stars: Win a Day with Phillip Dutton


April 17, 2013–Ever wished for Olympic-caliber training for you and your horse? Would you love to get some feedback on your riding from a winner of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event? Award-winning magazine Practical Horseman, in partnership with Cosequin, wants to give you an opportunity to win a clinic for you and up to nine of your friends with Olympian Phillip Dutton. This isn’t just any clinic: Phillip will come to you!

To enter, write an essay of 250 words or less describing why you deserve to win the clinic and submit your entry at Ten finalists will be selected to submit videos of themselves and their horses, and a winner will be chosen from among the finalists. Phillip will give the clinic at your barn or a suitable local facility.

“One of our goals here at Practical Horseman is to provide our readers with a riding lesson in print,” said Editor Sandy Oliynyk. “With this contest, we’re offering a chance to win a real-life lesson with an Olympic rider. Phillip is a longtime friend of the magazine, and we’re excited to give a lucky winner a once-in-a-lifetime experience riding with him.”

A five-time Olympian and five-time World Equestrian Games team rider, Phillip is also a 13-time USEA Rider of the Year and two-time Olympic eventing gold medalist. In 2007, he won team and individual gold medals at the Pan-American Games. Based at his True Prospect Farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania, which he owns with his wife, Evie, Philip coaches many adult amateurs and several U.S. Equestrian Team short-listed riders.

10 finalists will receive a copy of Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton: The Complete Resource?Training, Conditioning, and Competing in All Three Phases. This fabulously illustrated book covers training, conditioning and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country and show jumping. The book includes full chapters describing the special needs of the event horse, with tips and advice from the top experts. It is available for purchase on

The contest is now open and will close on June 17, 2013. For more information and to enter, go to

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