Zara Phillips - a royal olympian on the GB equestrian team.  She's 14th in line for the throne (in case you were wondering).  Today's course included a replica of the Tower of London.

Zara Phillips negotiates tough equestrian course as royal cousins spectate

Zara Phillips - a royal olympian on the GB equestrian team. She's 14th in line for the throne (in case you were wondering). Today's course included a replica of the Tower of London.

Tina Cook from team GB showing her Olympic gold medal proudly! Do you have any pins of horsey Olympians showing off their medals?

Tina Cook from team GB showing her Olympic gold medal proudly! Do you have any pins of horsey Olympians showing off their medals?

British show jumper Nick Skelton has become Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist in his seventh Games.  The 58-year-old, who initially retired 16 years ago after breaking his neck in two places, claimed individual gold after a six-way jump-off.  It is Britain's first individual show jumping medal since Anne Moore's silver in 1972, and adds to Skelton's gold in the team event at London 2012.

Rio Olympics 2016: GB's Nick Skelton wins show jumping gold

British show jumper Nick Skelton has become Britain's second-oldest Olympic gold medallist in his seventh Games. The 58-year-old, who initially retired 16 years ago after breaking his neck in two places, claimed individual gold after a six-way jump-off. It is Britain's first individual show jumping medal since Anne Moore's silver in 1972, and adds to Skelton's gold in the team event at London 2012.

Great Britain's Bronze medalist Laura Bechtolsheimer riding Mistral Hojris during the equestrian Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle today. (Photo credits: Jorge Silva/Reuters NBC Olympics)

Great Britain's Bronze medalist Laura Bechtolsheimer riding Mistral Hojris during the equestrian Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle today. (Photo credits: Jorge Silva/Reuters NBC Olympics)

Team gold for Britain’s only openly gay Olympian Carl Hester

Princess Anne during the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

Zara Phillips selected for Team GB at London Olympics

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