Practical Horseman to Host ‘How To Be a Successful Eventer at Any Level’ Webinar with Olympian Phillip Dutton

June 11, 2013 — Award-winning magazine Practical Horseman will host “How To Be a Successful Eventer at Any Level,” brought to you by Cosequin. Olympic eventer Phillip Dutton will present the free webinar on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 8 p.m. ET. Sign up for the webinar at

This behind-the-scenes look at the successful strategies of a top-level eventer will arm you with the information you need to create your own success in the saddle. During the hour-long presentation, Dutton will discuss how to be a good learner, explain how to assess your equine partner based on your goals. He’ll review his basic horse-care program, which is the core of his own success, and touch on physical and mental fitness for both horse and rider. Finally, Dutton will delve into the training process and offer show-day advice for each eventing phase before spending about 20 minutes answering questions from attendees.

“We are thrilled to have Phillip share his wealth of knowledge with our readers,” said Sandy Oliynyk, editor of Practical Horseman. “His presentation, which is based on his new book Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton, is helpful for all riders, no matter their level of experience or discipline.”

Australian-born Dutton has competed in five Olympic Games and five World Championships. Representing his native Australia, he helped earn two Olympic team gold medals in 1996 and 2000. After becoming a U.S. citizen in 2006, he won team gold and individual silver medals at the 2007 Pan American Games. He also has earned the U.S. Eventing Association’s Rider of the Year title 13 times. Phillip and his wife, Evie, own, manage and train out of True Prospect Farm in West Grove, Pennsylvania, and Red Oak Farm in Aiken, South Carolina. 

Practical Horseman provides hands-on, instructive articles on riding and training, horse care and competition for riders of all English disciplines. Clearly written, skillfully photographed step-by-step articles bring the expertise of top riders and trainers to the magazine’s goal-oriented readers. Profiles and features create a sense of community, from top professionals to dedicated amateurs.

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