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List of famous equestrians, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top equestrians in the world? This includes the most prominent equestrians, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable equestrians is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic equestrians 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 equestrians.

List people range from Amy Tryon to Ian Millar.

From reputable, prominent, and well known equestrians to the lesser known equestrians of today, these are some of the best professionals in the equestrian field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous equestrians ever?" and "What are the names of famous equestrians?" then you're in the right place. (167 items)

Valentina Truppa is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Valentina Truppa is an Italian dressage rider. She is representing Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the individual dressage.

Victoria Thornley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Victoria Thornley Victoria Thornley is a British rower.

Jill Henselwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Jill Henselwood is a Canadian Equestrian Team member in show jumper. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Henselwood won the silver medal as part of the Canadian team in team jumping, ...more

Amy Tryon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
In 2004, Tryon was a member of the U.S. Eventing Team that took home the bronze medal at the Athens Olympic Games where Tryon placed sixth overall. In 2002, Tryon and Poggio II were on the U.S. ...more

Tinne Wilhelmsson-Silfvén is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Tinne Wilhelmsson-Silfvén Tinne Wilhelmsson-Silfvén is a Swedish dressage rider.

Peter Thomsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Peter Thomsen Peter Thomsen is a German eventing rider. He won the gold medal in team eventing at the 2008 Summer Olympics with his horse The Ghost of Hamish, and again at the 2012 Summer Olympics with his ...more

Abdullah bin Mutaib is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Abdullah bin Mutaib Abdullah bin Mutaib bin Abdullah Al Saud is a Saudi show jumping rider and a member of House of Saud.

Andreas Dibowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Andreas Dibowski is a German eventing rider. With his horse Butts Leon he won a gold medal in team eventing at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is based in Dohle, near Hamburg in North Germany where ...more

Frank Ostholt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Frank Ostholt Frank Ostholt is a German eventing rider. With his horse Mr. Medicott, he won a gold medal in team eventing at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is married to Swedish equestrian Sara Algotsson

Steffen Peters is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Steffen Peters Steffen Peters is a German-born equestrian who competes for the United States in dressage. He has participated in three Olympic Games, winning a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics. Peters ...more

Edward Gal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
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 ...more

Ian Millar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Ian Millar, CM is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete for show jumping. He is a two-time winner of the Show Jumping World Cup and an Olympic silver medalist. Due to his longevity and ...more

Caroline Powell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
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, ...more

Dorothee Schneider is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
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.

Carl Bouckaert is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Carl Bouckaert is an equestrian.

Vittoria Panizzon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Vittoria Panizzon is an equestrian.

Claudia Fassaert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Claudia Fassaert is an equestrian.

Eric Lamaze is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Eric Lamaze is a member of the Canadian Equestrian Team for show jumping. He and his best known horse, Hickstead, completed the rare feat of only having one rail fall during the entire Olympic

Andrew Nicholson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Andrew Nicholson is a New Zealand horseman who has competed at six Olympic Games. Nicholson's greatest success at international level has been in Three-Day Event Teams. He won a gold medal at ...more

Rich Fellers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Rich Fellers is an athlete. He represented United States of America in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Hawley Bennett-Awad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Hawley Bennett-Awad is a Canadian Equestrian Team athlete who competed for Canada at the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics in Eventing. She was also on the eventing team that won a team silver medal ...more

Joseph Murphy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Joseph Murphy is an Irish Equestrian athlete participating the 2012 London Olympics.

Billy Twomey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Billy Twomey is an Irish equestrian and is Ireland's highest ranked show jumper.

Stefano Brecciaroli is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Stefano Brecciaroli is a police officer and an equestrian.

Michael Jung is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Michael Jung is an athlete. He represented France in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Jens Fredricson is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Jens Fredricson is a Swedish show jumper.

Charlotte Dujardin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Charlotte Dujardin OBE is an elite British dressage rider. Riding Valegro, Dujardin currently holds the complete set of the available individual elite dressage titles; the individual Olympic ...more

Anabel Balkenhol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Equestrians

Michelle Mueller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Michelle Mueller is a Canadian equestrian.

Werner Muff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Werner Muff is an athlete. He represented Switzerland in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Adrienne Lyle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Adrienne Lyle is an Equestrian athlete representing United States.

David Marcus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
David Marcus is a dressage rider.

Emma Kanerva is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Emma Kanerva is an equestrian.

Andrei Korshunov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Andrei Korshunov is a Russian equestrian. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Individual eventing competition.

Ludwig Svennerstål is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Ludwig Svennerstål Ludvig Svennerstal is a Swedish equestrian.

James Paterson-Robinson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
James Paterson-Robinson is an Australian equestrian. He has been selected to represent Australia at the 2012 Summer Olympics in equestrian jumping.

Ahmad Saber Hamcho is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Ahmad Saber Hamcho is an Equestrian athlete. He represented Syria in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Atsushi Negishi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Atsushi Negishi is a Japanese equestrian. At the 2012 Summer Olympics he competed in the Individual eventing.

Taizo Sugitani is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Taizo Sugitani is an equestrian.

Katarzyna Milczarek is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Katarzyna Milczarek is an equestrian.

Henrik von Eckermann is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Henrik von Eckermann is a Swedish show jumper.

Laura Bechtolsheimer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Laura Bechtolsheimer Laura Tomlinson MBE is a German-born British dressage rider competing at Olympic level. As of 30 June 2012 the Fédération Equestre Internationale rank her 3rd in the world riding ...more

McLain Ward is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
McLain Ward is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic champion. At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Ward won the gold medal as part of the United States team in Team jumping, together ...more

Tiana Coudray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Tiana Coudray is a newly turned 21 year old, who was riding at novice level just a few short years ago. She set the U.S. eventing community on fire in a very short time. Although Tiana began ...more

Carl Hester is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Carl Hester MBE is a British dressage rider competing at Olympic level. As of 8 August 2012 the Fédération Equestre Internationale rank him 12th in the world riding Uthopia.

Jur Vrieling is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Jur Vrieling Jur Vrieling is a Dutch show jumping rider. He was born in Slochteren. He competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

William Fox-Pitt is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
William Fox-Pitt is an English equestrian. He has had notable successes at the Burghley, Badminton, Blenheim and Bramham Horse Trials. He first won the British Open Championships at Gatcombe ...more

Beezie Madden is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden is an American show jumping competitor and Olympic winner from Cazenovia, New York. She won the 2013 World Cup of Show Jumping with Simon in Gothenburg,

Jonathan Paget is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Jonathan Paget Jock Paget is an athlete. He represented New Zealand in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Paul Estermann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
Paul Estermann Paul Estermann is an athlete. He represented Switzerland in the 2012 Summer Olympics.