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Clea Phillipps

Clea has competed very successfully to 4* level eventing and Grade A level show jumping.

Since winning a gold medal in Juniors and being a member of the Young Rider British Event Team Clea has continued in the senior ranks finishing 7th in the World Rankings in 2000. Major successes include:

Reserve for Senior British Teams for European Championships in 2001 and 2009.
Accredited for the British Event Olympic Team in London 2012, before tragically losing her top horse “Lead the Way”, whom Vere and Clea bought in Ireland as a green 4 year old. Along the way, he also became a successful Grade A show jumper.
9th Burghley 4* 1996 and top first timer (Nortons No Relation)
3rd (Highest placed British Rider) and 14th Burghley 4* 2000 (Feast of Florios and Daws Willowherb)
1st Blair Castle 3* 2006 (Lead the Way)
6th Burghley 4*2008 (Lead the Way)
8th Burghley 4* 2010 (Lead the Way)
6th Burghley 4* 2011 (Lead the Way)
6th Chatsworth World Cup
5th Bramham 3*
2nd Chatsworth 3* 2008
5th Blenheim 3* (Feast of Florios)
8th Gatcombe British Open
1st & 2nd Gatcombe Advanced 2000
Eglington Advanced and Polly Phillipps Memorial 2008, 2009, 2010
Placed Badminton with double clear 2002.
Won and placed in numerous advanced classes throughout her career, with multiple horses. Produced many horses from 4 year olds to advanced level eventing, and Grade A level show jumping.

Classically trained to advanced level dressage including with Arthur Kottas, chief riding instructor with the Spanish riding School of Vienna.

Trained pony riders through to compete at 4* level.

Broke in yearlings for Sir Henry Cecil, including Derby winners and listed winners on the flat.

Hunted all her life with different packs, but predominantly with the Quorn since 1997.

Retrained ex racehorses to intermediate/advanced level eventing.