British Olympian Charlotte Dujardis and Valegro made history today by becoming Great Britain's first individual gold medalist in dressage, adding to her team gold medal... and to think, she only began riding Grand Prix in 2011!  Love this joyful photo and love that helmet on her head!    #Olympics #equestrian

British Olympian Charlotte Dujardis and Valegro made history today by becoming Great Britain's first individual gold medalist in dressage, adding to her team gold medal... and to think, she only began riding Grand Prix in 2011! Love this joyful photo and love that helmet on her head! #Olympics #equestrian

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

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

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.

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.

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

Modern Pentathlon - 1976 Montreal Olympics - Men's Team Riding Great Britain's Adrian Parker during the show jumping event in the Olympic Equestrian Centre, Quebec, Canada. The British team of Parker, Danny Nightingale and Jim Fox won the team gold medal. The modern pentathlon consists of pistol shooting,

Modern Pentathlon - 1976 Montreal Olympics - Men's Team Riding Great Britain's Adrian Parker during the show jumping event in the Olympic Equestrian Centre, Quebec, Canada. The British team of Parker, Danny Nightingale and Jim Fox won the team gold medal. The modern pentathlon consists of pistol shooting,

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.

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