Train with Olympic Medalist Captain Mark Phillips

Chef d’Equipe and Coach to the USET Three Day Event Team

At The Gleneagles Hotel, Scotland

November 14-19, 2008

Captain Phillips has had an outstanding career, winning a Team Olympic Gold medal in Munich in 1972 and Gold medals at world and European championships, as well as four Badmintons and one Burghley. Riding for Britain, he won the Team Silver medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He is the former husband of Britain’s Princess Anne and the father and trainer of the world champion Eventer, Zara Philips.

Since becoming the Chef d'Equipe and technical advisor for the USET’s Eventing Team in March of 1993, the team has amassed an impressive number of medals including the 1994, 1998 and 2002 World Equestrian Games (Team Gold); the 1995, 1999 and 2003 Pan American Games (Team and Individual Gold); and at three Olympic Games-1996 (Team Silver and Individual Bronze), 2000 (Individual Gold and Team Bronze) and 2004 (Individual Silver and Team Bronze).

Today Capt. Mark Phillips is known as an outstanding equestrian course designer and teacher, whose services are in great demand across the United States, Europe and Australia.

Capt. Phillips designed the Mark Philips Equestrian Center on the grounds of the world renowned Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland, with its famous championship golf courses! The Gleneagles Equestrian School is one of the finest riding facilities in the world. The facility was completed just before the 2004 Olympics, and has two indoor schooling arenas with air conditioning and seating for 700. There is also an outdoor arena, a cross country course for novice through intermediate level event riders and 30 horses.

Gleneagles makes the perfect resort destination for equestrians and non-riders alike. The Gleneagles Hotel is a Five Red Star golf resort set in 850 acres of stunning scenery in Perthshire, Scotland. For more information about Gleneagles, check out our Luxury Golf and Riding Vacation

Bring your non-riding travel companion along with you, and let them enjoy all Gleneagles has to offer. There are activities for everyone, including Champion golf courses, shooting, fishing, falconry, off-road driving, tennis, croquet, and mountain biking - all with expert help and tuition. After a day of riding and other activities, reunite to enjoy the five-star luxury at Gleneagles new Luxury Spa, a fabulous dinner and your beautifully appointed Estate room.

All packages include:

Train with Capt. Mark Philips in your choice of disciplines: Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross-Country

Ride for a total of 4 days (including 3 day clinic and evaluation session) with opportunity for an extra day.

Training sessions are limited to a maximum of six riders.

Spend five nights at the luxurious Gleneagles Hotel in Scotland (More Info), with full breakfast and dinner each day. (More Info)

Attend a private gala evening hosted by your clinician including a four-course dinner, whiskey tasting and Scottish Bagpiper!

Extended stays and non-riding companions are welcome.

Choose from one of two package options …

Package A: $4995

Train for a total of 9 hours - two ninety-minute sessions each day for three days. Each day, one session will be on the flat/dressage and the other session will be jumping (either show jumping or cross country).

Packages B: $3995

Train for a total of 4.5 hours - one ninety-minute session each day for three days either on the flat/dressage, show jumping or cross country.

PACKAGES INCLUDE: Horses & tack, 5 nights five-star accommodations, breakfast and dinner each day, gala dinner and tax. All prices are based on double occupancy and there is an additional charge for a single room.

Don’t miss out on this exciting offer to train with one of Britain’s best clinicians while enjoying Scotland’s finest hotel*. Make your reservations today as this vacation is only available November 14-19, 2008.

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