Team great britain olympic equestrians

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.

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History-making victory gallop: Team GB dressage gold medalists Laura Bechtolsheimer on Mistral Hojris, Charlotte Dujardin on Valegro, and Carl Hester on Uthopia. Photo by Jennifer Bryant.

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Laura Bechtolsheimer and Mistral Hojris (Great Britain) I'm not into the olympics at all, but this is a GORGEOUS horse.

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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

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.

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Scott Brash, of Great Britain, rides his horse Hello Sanctos, during the jump-off in the equestrian show jumping team competition at the 2012 Summer O

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Scott Brash of Great Britain riding Hello Sanctos competes in the 3rd Qualifier of Individual Jumping on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park.

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