Phillip Dutton with Amber Heintzberger

Phillip Dutton is a 12-time USEA Leading Rider of the Year, seven-time Olympian, and two-time Olympic Gold Medalist. He has represented Australia in four World Championships, competed at the 2010 World Equestrian Games, and been named the top FEI World Event Rider. He is a founding member of the Professional Riders Organization (PRO) and was voted the 2009 Developing Rider Coach of the Year, having coached many adult amateurs and USET shortlisted riders. He lives in West Grove, Pennsylvania.

Amber Heintzberger is a freelance writer and photographer specializing in equestrian subjects. A lifelong horsewoman, she is a Graduate H-A of the US Pony Clubs; has competed at eventing, dressage, and other disciplines; and has worked at farms in the US, UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Amber has retrained several off-the-track Thoroughbreds and is coauthor of Beyond the Track: Retraining the Thoroughbred from Racehorse to Riding Horse. Amber lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband and two children.