Kate Phillips

Kate Phillips



I am a "R" dressage judge and own Mississippi View Farm,  a dressage training facility in Minnesota. I have taught dressage for over 30 years, with many clients competing through FEI levels.  

I became a "Lipizzan person" seven years ago when I became the rescue home for a 7-yr-old unbroken Lipizzan stallion Neapolitano Wandosa ll. I have since acquired a number of mares, and now have the largest number of young Lipizzans in the US, and have sold young horses throughout the country. I have also taken 8 Lipizzans to USEF dressage competitions, with several Regional Champions, and placings at US Nationals. 

Most importantly, I have developed a passion for this breed that makes me want to increase my involvement with the  national and international Lipizzan community. I truly believe this breed has a place in the dressage community, especially amongst the fastest growing demographic, the adult amateur.

Since I was elected as a USLF Director, I have been part of two USLF Lipizzan evaluations and helped to launch the 2018 Masterclass for evaluations.  In 2018 I also attended the LIF meeting and Judges Training Programs. 

As Chair of USLF Promotions, I and my team have helped the USLF become a greater presence on Facebook and across social media.  I am also a  member of the USLF Breeders committee and hope to continue my work there to insure the future of our breed in this critical time. I firmly believe that exposure to the public is critical, whether it is showing, expos, mounted archery, or trail riding, and will continue to encourage people in all these endeavors. 

Click here to return to 2019 USLF Elections