Equestrians

Check out our list of famous equestrians who have made a mark in their field. This list has people from all over the world and contains names such as Amber Marshall, Bob Baffert, Annie Starke, Zara Tindall and Jessica Springsteen.
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 1 Charlotte Dujardin

Charlotte Dujardin
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Famous As: Dressage rider, Equestrian
Birthdate: July 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London Borough of Enfield, England

 2 Isabell Werth

Isabell Werth
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: July 21, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Issum, Germany

 3 Amber Marshall

Amber Marshall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 2, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada

 4 Mark Phillips

Mark Phillips
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Famous As: Equestrian, Horseman
Birthdate: September 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tetbury
Noted British equestrian Mark Phillips is known for his Olympic gold-medal win in 1972. He also won an Olympic silver in 1988. He was married to Princess Anne from 1973 to 1992. He writes columns for Horse & Hound magazine, is the USEA chef d'equipe, and designs eventing courses. 

 5 Haya bint Hussein

Haya bint Hussein
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Famous As: Princess of Jordan, Equestrian
Birthdate: May 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amman, Jordan

Haya bint Hussein, daughter of King Hussein of Jordan, was the second wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Emirate of Dubai, before her much-publicized divorce. A skilled equestrian, she represented Jordan at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and has also headed the International Federation for Equestrian Sports.

 6 Athina Onassis Roussel

Athina Onassis Roussel
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: January 29, 1985
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
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 7 Michael Jung

Michael Jung
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: July 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bad Soden am Taunus, Germany
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 8 Zara Tindall

Zara Tindall
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Famous As: Olympian
Birthdate: May 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England, UK

Zara Tindall is a British equestrian who won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She is the daughter of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips. She excelled at many sporting activities as a young girl and represented her schools in hockey, athletics, and gymnastics. She eventually chose to pursue an equestrian career. 

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 9 Hans Günter Winkler

Hans Günter Winkler
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: July 24, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: July 9, 2018

 10 Jessica Springsteen

Jessica Springsteen
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: December 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
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 11 Ann Romney

Ann Romney
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: April 16, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: nowrap Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

 12 Red Pollard

Red Pollard
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Famous As: Horse racing jockey
Birthdate: October 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Died: March 7, 1981
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 13 Ludger Beerbaum

Ludger Beerbaum
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: August 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detmold, Germany

 14 Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten

Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: April 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 26, 1947
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 15 Annie Starke

Annie Starke
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Connecticut
Annie Starke, daughter of actor Glenn Close, is best known for her recurring role of Lily Cartwright in the Netflix series Ratched. She has also appeared in films such as We Don’t Belong Here and The Wife. A skilled equestrian, she has won the Children's Modified Jumper Championship at 15.

 16 Annette Roque

Annette Roque
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: November 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Leeuwarden, Netherlands
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 17 Ekaterina Rybolovleva

Ekaterina Rybolovleva
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Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: June 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Perm, Russia

 18 Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Ahmed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: November 17, 1958
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: July 22, 2002

 19 Alexandra Andresen

Alexandra Andresen
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Famous As: Youngest Billionaire
Birthdate: July 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway

 20 Clare Bronfman

Clare Bronfman
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Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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 21 Bill Roycroft

Bill Roycroft
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Famous As: Olympic Athlete
Birthdate: March 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Victoria, Australia
Died: May 29, 2011

Bill Roycroft was an Australian Olympic equestrian champion who won an Olympic gold medal in 1960. He learned to ride horses as a young boy and served in the army during World War II. He married a showjumper and trained his sons to ride horses as well. He then went on to participate in competitive events with his sons.  

 22 D. Wayne Lukas

D. Wayne Lukas
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Famous As: Horse Trainer
Birthdate: September 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Antigo, Wisconsin, United States

 23 Bob Baffert

Bob Baffert
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Famous As: Horse Trainer
Birthdate: January 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nogales, Arizona, United States

 24 Trevor Brazile

Trevor Brazile
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Famous As: Rodeo performer
Birthdate: November 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States

 25 Matilde Borromeo

Matilde Borromeo
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: August 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy

 26 Nick Skelton

Nick Skelton
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: December 30, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bedworth, Warwickshire, England
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 27 Philip Astley

Philip Astley
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: January 8, 1742
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Died: January 27, 1814

 28 Josef Neckermann

Josef Neckermann
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: June 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: January 13, 1992
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 29 Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa
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Famous As: Member of the Bahraini Royal Family
Birthdate: May 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Riffa, Bahrain

 30 Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: April 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Qatar
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 31 Reiner Klimke

Reiner Klimke
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: January 14, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Münster, Germany
Died: August 17, 1999

 32 Benoit Petitjean

Benoit Petitjean
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: France
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 33 Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa
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Famous As: Military personnel, Equestrian
Birthdate: September 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bahrain

 34 Edward Gal

Edward Gal
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: March 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rheden, Netherlands
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 35 Ian Millar

Ian Millar
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: January 6, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

 36 Tommy J. Smith

Tommy J. Smith
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Famous As: Horse Trainer
Birthdate: September 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jembaicumbene, Australia
Died: September 2, 1998
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 37 Mark Todd

Mark Todd
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: March 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge, New Zealand

 38 Fritz Thiedemann

Fritz Thiedemann
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: March 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Died: January 8, 2000

 39 Andrew Hoy

Andrew Hoy
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Famous As: Event rider, Farmer
Birthdate: February 8, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Culcairn, Australia

 40 Heinz Brandt

Heinz Brandt
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Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: March 11, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Died: August 21, 1944

 41 Charles Pahud de Mortanges

Charles Pahud de Mortanges
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: May 13, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: April 7, 1971

 42 Gary Stevens

Gary Stevens
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Famous As: Horse Racing Jockey
Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caldwell, Idaho, United States

 43 Cian O'Connor

Cian O'Connor
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: November 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland

 44 Henri Saint Cyr

Henri Saint Cyr
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: March 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: July 27, 1979

 45 Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia

Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: April 6, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: April 6, 1917

 46 Ben Maher

Ben Maher
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: January 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England

 47 Scott Brash

Scott Brash
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: November 23, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland

 48 Paul Schockemohle

Paul Schockemohle
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: March 22, 1945
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Steinfeld, Germany

 49 Anky van Grunsven

Anky van Grunsven
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Famous As: Dressage rider, Jockey
Birthdate: January 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Erp, Netherlands

 50 Richard Meade

Richard Meade
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Famous As: Jockey, Event rider
Birthdate: December 4, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales
Died: January 8, 2015
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