Hometown: West Grove, Pa. Birthday: 9/13/1963 Sport/Disciplines: Eventing Olympic Years: 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2020
Phillip Dutton began riding horses on his family farm while growing up in Australia. He moved to the U.S. in 1991 to prepare for the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games and continued representing his native country until 2006, when he became a U.S. citizen. Dutton has been a mainstay on U.S. teams ever since.
Dutton has competed in every Olympic Games since 1996, winning team gold with Australia in 1996 and 2000, and as a member of the U.S. team in 2008, 2012, and 2016, where he won individual Bronze with Mighty Nice. He has competed in seven FEI World Equestrian Games, representing the U.S. for the first time in 2006 and at every WEG since. He won team gold and individual silver at the 2007 Pan American Games with Truluck and team gold at the 2015 Pan Ams with Fernhill Fugitive.
Recent results for Dutton include top ten finishes with Z at the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event in 2019 and 2021. The pair finished in second place at the 2020 Adequan USEF CCI4*-L Eventing National Championship at the Tryon International Three-Day Event and in second at the CCI4*-S at Stable View in March 2021. With Fernhill Singapore, he won the 2019 Fair Hill International CCI3*-S and had top-ten finishes at the 2020 Galway Downs International CCI4*-L and the 2021 Stable View CCI4*-S.
Dutton resides in Pennsylvania with his wife Evie, twin daughters, Mary and Olivia, and stepdaughter Lee Lee.