Today marks 20 years since the Opening Ceremony at the Sydney Olympic Games. Team Australia would win gold for the home team that year, followed by Great Britain in silver and the U.S. team in bronze. It’s not often that an 8 year old horse is tapped to take on the Olympic Games, but if you’re going to put fate in any rider’s hands it may as well be Phillip Dutton. This was the story as the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia loomed closer and an untimely lameness took Phillip’s top ride, Show Of Heart, turned the spotlight to the still learning House Doctor.
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Article written by: Sally Spickard