fair-winds-and-all-i-see: Happy horse, happy rider. Our London 2012 gold medalist and her amazing horse. I love the story of Charlotte and Valegro. Carl Hester is a champion, too. He took Charlotte under his wing and let her ride his horse to victory. He said he knew Valegro could win a gold medal. He knew Charlotte would be the rider to get it. She has said she owes everything to him. What a great team.

fair-winds-and-all-i-see: Happy horse, happy rider. Our London 2012 gold medalist and her amazing horse. I love the story of Charlotte and Valegro. Carl Hester is a champion, too. He took Charlotte under his wing and let her ride his horse to victory. He said he knew Valegro could win a gold medal. He knew Charlotte would be the rider to get it. She has said she owes everything to him. What a great team.

2012 Olympic Equestrian Dressage and Jumping Results

Home Team Heroes: Great Britain Rounds Up Equestrian Gold

Medal - Skelton, Nick, Fredricson, Peder, Lamaze, Eric - Equestrian - Great Britain, Sweden, Canada, Refugee Olympic Team - Jumping Individual - Jumping Individual Final Round B - Olympic Equestrian Centre

Medal - Skelton, Nick, Fredricson, Peder, Lamaze, Eric - Equestrian - Great Britain, Sweden, Canada, Refugee Olympic Team - Jumping Individual - Jumping Individual Final Round B - Olympic Equestrian Centre

Ben Maher of Great Britain riding Tic Tac jumps in the preliminary jumping team qualification at the Olympic Equestrian Center on August 14, 2016. #  Tony Gentile / Reuters

Rio 2016: Photos From the Second Weekend

Ben Maher of Great Britain riding Tic Tac jumps in the preliminary jumping team qualification at the Olympic Equestrian Center on August 14, 2016. # Tony Gentile / Reuters

Great Britain captured their first Olympic showjumping gold medal in 60 years, winning a dramatic jump-off against the Netherlands.

Olympics equestrian: Great Britain win showjumping gold

Great Britain captured their first Olympic showjumping gold medal in 60 years, winning a dramatic jump-off against the Netherlands.

Fans cheer as Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro competes in the Mens/Womens Team Dressage Grand Prix event on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Fans cheer as Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro competes in the Mens/Womens Team Dressage Grand Prix event on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Equestrian Centre on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain rides Lionheart on the final day of the Team Eventing competition at Greenwich Park.

William Fox-Pitt of Great Britain rides Lionheart on the final day of the Team Eventing competition at Greenwich Park.

Hello Sanctos, the horse ridden by Scott Brash, of Great Britain, reacts as the crowd cheers during a victory lap after Great Britain won the gold medal for the equestrian team show jumping at the 2012 Summer Olympics

London 2012 Olympics: Great Britain win team showjumping gold

Hello Sanctos, the horse ridden by Scott Brash, of Great Britain, reacts as the crowd cheers during a victory lap after Great Britain won the gold medal for the equestrian team show jumping at the 2012 Summer Olympics

The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, looks at a piece of paper held by her husband, Tim Laurence, as they, her son Peter Phillips, and his wife, Autumn, watch the team eventing showjumping phase at the Olympic Equestrian Centre at Shatin in Hong Kong, China. The Great Britain team took bronze.

The Princess Royal, Princess Anne, looks at a piece of paper held by her husband, Tim Laurence, as they, her son Peter Phillips, and his wife, Autumn, watch the team eventing showjumping phase at the Olympic Equestrian Centre at Shatin in Hong Kong, China. The Great Britain team took bronze.

Great Britain made history on Day 11 when they claimed the nation's first Olympic Games Dressage medal and rode away with gold.

Great Britain made history on Day 11 when they claimed the nation's first Olympic Games Dressage medal and rode away with gold.

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