Famous Equestrians from the United States

List of notable or famous equestrians from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top equestrians born in the United States and even some popular equestrians who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American 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 United States is included when available.

A list made up of people like Phillip Dutton and Steffen Peters.

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

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  • Adrienne Lyle
    Photo: Adrienne Lyle / Facebook

    Adrienne Lyle

    Adrienne Lyle is an Equestrian athlete representing United States.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Coupeville, Washington
  • Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden (born Elizabeth Patton; November 20, 1963) is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic winner from Nelson, New York. She has collected four Olympic medals and won the FEI Show Jumping World Cup twice.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
  • Jan Ebeling

    Jan Ebeling is a German-American equestrian.
    • Age: 65
    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
  • McLain Ward (born October 17, 1975) is an American show jumping competitor and three-time Olympic medalist. At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Ward won the team jumping gold medal for the United States, together with Peter Wylde, Beezie Madden, and Chris Kappler. He again won team jumping gold at the 2008 Olympic Games, riding Sapphire alongside teammates Laura Kraut, Beezie Madden and Will Simpson. At the 2016 Olympic Games, Ward won team jumping silver for the United States.
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Mount Kisco, New York
  • Phillip Peter Dutton, OAM (born 13 September 1963) is an Australian-born Olympic-level equestrian rider competing in eventing for the United States of America. He is a dual Olympic gold medalist who formerly competed for his country of birth but now competes for the USA.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Nyngan, Australia
  • Reiko Takeda
    Photo: FranzVenhaus / flickr / CC-BY-ND 2.0

    Reiko Takeda

    Reiko Takeda is an equestrian.
    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois