Twins, medals and Irish-breds: eight things you didn’t know about three-time Olympic medallist Phillip Dutton
5th January 2021
Olympic eventing medallist Phillip Dutton is one of the US’s leading event riders – find out all about him here…
Originally from New South Wales, Australia, Phillip moved to the USA in 1991 and changed nationality to ride for the USA in 2006.
He has twin daughters, Olivia and Mary, with his wife Evie and a stepdaughter, Lee Lee Jones. Lee Lee is in rehabilitation following a serious brain injury just before Christmas 2016, when a horse she was cantering bucked, slipped over and landed on her.
Phillip has ridden at six Olympics – three for Australia, winning two team golds in 1996 (on True Blue Girdwood) and 2000 (on House Doctor) – and three for the USA. He has also won two Pan American team golds with the US squad and individual silver in 2007 on Truluck.
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