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.
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
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.
Queen Elizabeth II's granddaughter Zara Phillips is competing in the Olympics. An experienced equestrian, Zara is one of five members of Great Britain's eventing team, according to a statement released Monday by the British Equestrian Federation
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.