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TRENDING List of Famous Horse Breeders

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List of famous horse breedings, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top horse breedings in the world? This includes the most prominent horse breedings, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable horse breedings is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic horse breedings were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned horse breedings.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Hirsch Jacobs and William Kissam Vanderbilt.

From reputable, prominent, and well known horse breedings to the lesser known horse breedings of today, these are some of the best professionals in the horse breeding field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous horse breedings ever?" and "What are the names of famous horse breedings?" then you're in the right place. (22 items)

Jerome S. "Jerry" Moss is an American recording executive, best known for being the co-founder of A&M Records, along with trumpeter and bandleader Herb Alpert. After graduating with a degree in English from Brooklyn College and a stint in the Army, Moss began his music career by promoting "16 ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding, Record producer

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Willis Sharpe Kilmer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Horse Breeders
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Willis Sharpe Kilmer, son of Jonas M. Kilmer and Julia E. Sharpe, was a marketing pioneer, newspaperman, and horse breeder. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he graduated from Cornell University in 1890. Kilmer was perhaps best known for advertising and promoting his uncle's Swamp Root patent medicine ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1869-1940)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding, Journalist, Entrepreneur, Physician

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Regis C. Larkin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Horse Breeders
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R.C. Larkin was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8, 1965. ...more

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Age: Died at 69 (1896-1965)

Profession: Horse breeding

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Mackenzie "Mack" Todd Miller was an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer and owner/breeder. During his forty-six-year career, he conditioned seventy-two stakes winners, including four Eclipse Award champions. ...more

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Age: Died at 89 (1921-2010)

Birthplace: Versailles, Kentucky, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding, Horse trainer

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William Kissam Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Horse Breeders
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William Kissam Vanderbilt


William Kissam Vanderbilt I was a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family. He managed railroads and was a horse breeder. ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1849-1920)

Birthplace: New Dorp, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding

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Mrs. Larkin was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. She was killed in the crash on November 8,1965. ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1900-1965)

Profession: Horse breeding

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Hirsch Jacobs was an American thoroughbred horse trainer and owner. Jacobs was the leading race-winning trainer in the United States 1933-39, 1941–44, the U.S. leading money-winning trainer, 1946, 1960, 1965, and the U.S. leading money-winning breeder, 1964-67. During his career, he saddled 3,596 ...more

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Age: Died at 66 (1904-1970)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding, Horse trainer

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Kitty Wilkins is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Horse Breeders
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Kitty Wilkins


Katherine Caroline Wilkins, aka Kitty or Kittie, was a horse breeder at the turn of the 20th century known as the "Horse Queen of Idaho." She was the only American woman at that time whose livelihood was based solely on the trade. The Wilkins Horse Company at Bruneau's Diamond Ranch supplied ...more

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Age: Died at 79 (1857-1936)

Birthplace: Jacksonville, Oregon, United States of America

Profession: Horse breeding

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