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List of notable or famous equestrians from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top equestrians born in the Netherlands and even some popular equestrians who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch equestrians then this list is the perfect resource for you. These equestrians are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known equestrian from the Netherlands is included when available.

List ranges from Elaine Pen to Yassine Rahmouni, plus much more.

This historic equestrians from the Netherlands list can help answer the questions "Who are some Dutch equestrians of note?" and "Who are the most famous equestrians from the Netherlands?" These prominent equestrians of the Netherlands may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Dutch equestrians.

Use this list of renowned Dutch equestrians to discover some new equestrians that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (12 items)
Adelinde Cornelissen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Equestrians from the Netherlands
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Adelinde Cornelissen


Adelinde Cornelissen is a Dutch dressage rider. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 38

Birthplace: Beilen, Netherlands

Anky van Grunsven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Equestrians from the Netherlands
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Theodora Elisabeth Gerarda van Grunsven is a Dutch dressage champion who holds the record for the most Olympic medals won by any equestrian athlete and is the only rider to record three successive Olympic wins in the same event. Along with her Olympic successes, she has won numerous medals at the World Equestrian Games, and is the only rider to have competed at every WEG since they began in 1990. Between 1990 and 2006, she competed at the Games in dressage, but in 2010 she was named as part of the Dutch reining team, marking a major change in discipline. In addition to her Olympic and World Equestrian Games successes, van Grunsven holds the record for the most wins at the Dressage World Cup, ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 50

Birthplace: Veghel, Netherlands

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Ben Schröder


Ben Schröder is an equestrian. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Almelo, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Edward Gal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Equestrians from the Netherlands
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Edward Gal


Edward Gal is a Dutch dressage rider. He and his most recent mount, the stallion Moorlands Totilas, were triple gold medalists at the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games, becoming the first horse-rider partnership ever to sweep the three available dressage gold medals at a single FEI World Games. Going into the 2010 Games, they had amassed multiple world-record scores in international competition, leading one American journalist to call them "rock stars in the horse world". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Rheden, Netherlands