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Famous Female Horse Trainers

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List of famous female horse trainers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female horse trainers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being horse trainers. There are thousand of females working as horse trainers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic horse trainers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a horse trainer then the people below should give you inspiration.

A list made up of people like Henrietta Knight and Gai Waterhouse.

While this isn't a list of all female horse trainers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female horse trainers?" and "Who are the best female horse trainers?"
  • Jill Henselwood (born November 1, 1962) is a Canadian Equestrian Team member who competes in show jumping.At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Henselwood (riding her horse Special Ed) won the silver medal as part of the Canadian team in team jumping, together with teammates Mac Cone, Eric Lamaze, and Ian Millar.She currently lives in Oxford Mills, Ontario. Her horse, an Oldenburg gelding named Special Ed, was born in 1994 in Germany....  more
    • Age: 58
    • Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
  • Ingrid Klimke (born 1 April 1968 in Münster, Germany) is a German eventing rider. She appeared at five Olympics from 2000 to 2016. With her horse Abraxxas, she won two gold medals in team eventing at the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Olympics. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, she won a team silver with Hale-Bob. She is the daughter of equestrian Reiner Klimke. Like her father, she rides in both eventing and dressage at international events, for example, she was placed seventh at the 2002 Dressage World Cup Final with Nector van het Carelshof.In January 2012 she was appointed to the position of "Reitmeister" (Riding Master, a special title of the German Equestrian Federation). Klimke...  more
    • Age: 53
    • Birthplace: Münster, Germany
  • Caroline Powell is a New Zealand equestrian. At the 2012 Summer Olympics she won the bronze medal in Team eventing. She was born in Lower Hutt, New Zealand and currently lives in Kelso, Scotland. Powell has represented New Zealand in two Olympic Games and two World Games, where she won a bronze team medal in 2010. Also in 2010, she won the Burghley Horse Trials....  more
    • Age: 48
    • Birthplace: Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • Dorothee Schneider is a German dressage rider competing at Olympic level. On 7 August 2012 Schneider was a member of the team which won the silver medal in the team dressage event....  more
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany