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 Michael Jung

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

 4 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

 5 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. 

 6 Amber Marshall

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

Ludger Beerbaum
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: August 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detmold, Germany
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 8 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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 9 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

 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 Bob Baffert

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

 12 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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 13 Ann Romney

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

 14 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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 15 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

 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 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.

 18 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.  

 19 Ekaterina Rybolovleva

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

 20 Alexandra Andresen

Alexandra Andresen
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Famous As: Youngest Billionaire
Birthdate: July 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
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 21 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

 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 Trevor Brazile

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

 24 Matilde Borromeo

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

 25 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

 26 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
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 27 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

 28 Benoit Petitjean

Benoit Petitjean
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: France
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 29 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

 30 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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 31 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

 32 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
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 33 Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski

Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski
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Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: January 2, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 19, 1966

 34 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
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 35 Paul Schockemohle

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

 36 Pat Smythe

Pat Smythe
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: November 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: England
Died: February 27, 1996
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 37 Christian Zimmermann

Christian Zimmermann
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: December 12, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

 38 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

 39 Marcus Ehning

Marcus Ehning
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: April 19, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Südlohn, Germany

 40 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

 41 Christian Ahlmann

Christian Ahlmann
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: December 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marl, Germany

 42 Andrew Ducrow

Andrew Ducrow
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: October 10, 1793
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 1842 AD

 43 Alwin Schockemohle

Alwin Schockemohle
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: May 29, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Meppen, Germany

 44 Franke Sloothaak

Franke Sloothaak
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: February 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Heerenveen, Netherlands

 45 Sonke Rothenberger

Sonke Rothenberger
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: October 14, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany

 46 Earl Sande

Earl Sande
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Famous As: Jockey
Birthdate: November 13, 1898
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Groton, South Dakota, United States
Died: August 19, 1968

 47 Marco Kutscher

Marco Kutscher
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Famous As: Show jumper
Birthdate: May 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Norden, Germany

 48 Daniel Deusser

Daniel Deusser
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: August 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany

 49 Latifa bint Ahmed Al Maktoum

Latifa bint Ahmed Al Maktoum
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Famous As: Equestrian
Birthdate: September 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United Arab Emirates

 50 Billy Haughton

Billy Haughton
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Famous As: Horse trainer
Birthdate: November 23, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gloversville, New York, United States
Died: July 15, 1986
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