Philippe began riding aged ten, he was encouraged by his father, who competed in jumping at Olympic level. His father Marcel competed at three Olympic Games in show jumping, winning gold at the 1976 Games in Montreal, and is also an international level coach. His brother Thierry is a national level jumper, and his uncle Hubert Parot also competed at the Olympic Games in jumping.
His most memorable achievements are two Silver medals in the team event at the European championships, his silver medal in the World Championships and a 2nd at a FEI World Cup Final at Bercy, France.
Competed in the 1984 and 2000 Olympic Games, finishing 4th in the Team event in Sydney
1994 World Championship Team Silver with Baiko Rocco V
1989 European Team Silver medallist with Oscar Minotíe
1987 European Team Silver with Jiva
1997 Mediterranean Games Team Gold medallist with Flyer Baiko
Competed in the 1983 European Championships
Competed in five FEI World Cup Finals
2015 LGCT Grand Prix of Madrid Silver medallist with Rahotep de Toscane