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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
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Valentina Truppa is an Italian dressage rider. She is representing Italy at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the individual dressage. ...more

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Victoria Thornley


Victoria Thornley is a British rower. ...more

Jill Henselwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
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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, together with teammates Mac Cone, Eric Lamaze, and Ian Millar. She currently lives in Oxford Mills, Ontario. Her horse, an Oldenberg gelding named Special Ed, was born in 1994 in Germany. ...more

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Amy Tryon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Equestrians
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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. team that won the gold medal at the Eventing World Championships at the World Equestrian Games in Jerez, Spain. However, the medal came with a price as she had a serious fall at those Games, injuring her back. She made a difficult choice to have risky back surgery and could not work or train for five months; however, Tryon returned with a vengeance to the sport. ...more

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