Phillip Dutton being awarded the key to the city of Aiken. Photo by Shelby Allen.
In a special ceremony over the weekend at the Grand-Prix Eventing at Bruce’s Field, the Mayor of Aiken, Rick Osbon, awarded Phillip Dutton the key to the city. The Mayor celebrated Phillip’s commitment to the sport and Aiken.
“The Key to the City is something that we hold in high regard and we reserve for special occasions and special people,” The Mayor told The Aiken Standard. “We are excited that Phillip has made Aiken his winter home. He is such a remarkable ambassador for us and the local equestrian community throughout the world.”