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

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin on horse Valegro

Britain follow up Olympic glory with European gold

Ben Maher and Tripple X III. Beautiful color #olympics2012 #showjumping

London 2012 Olympics: Great Britain win team showjumping gold

Ben Maher and Tripple X III. Beautiful color #olympics2012 #showjumping

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - Gold medalists Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain (C), silver medalists Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Sprehe and Helen Langehanenberg of Germany (L) and bronze medalists Anky Van Grunsven, Edward Gal and Adelinde Cornelissen of Netherlands celebrate with their medals during the medal cerermony for the Team Dressage on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England…

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos: Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - Gold medalists Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain (C), silver medalists Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Sprehe and Helen Langehanenberg of Germany (L) and bronze medalists Anky Van Grunsven, Edward Gal and Adelinde Cornelissen of Netherlands celebrate with their medals during the medal cerermony for the Team Dressage on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England…

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - (L-R) Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal cerermony for the Team Dressage on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. - Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos: Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - (L-R) Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain celebrate with their gold medals during the medal cerermony for the Team Dressage on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. - Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro competes in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. - Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos: Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

Charlotte Dujardin Photos Photos - Charlotte Dujardin of Great Britain riding Valegro competes in the Team Dressage Grand Prix Special on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Greenwich Park on August 7, 2012 in London, England. - Olympics Day 11 - Equestrian

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.

Micahel Whitaker - Amanda - LA 1984  Here’s Michael Whitaker on Amanda in second round of team competition at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1984. Great Britain won the silver medal.

Micahel Whitaker - Amanda - LA 1984 Here’s Michael Whitaker on Amanda in second round of team competition at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles 1984. Great Britain won the silver medal.

Ann Moore (* August 20, 1950 in Birmingham, England) won a silver medal in the individual show jumping at the 1972 Munich Olympics on her horse Psalm. Ann Moore was the last British rider to win an individual medal at the Olympic show jumping event since 1972 (this does not include team Gold for Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics).

Ann Moore (* August 20, 1950 in Birmingham, England) won a silver medal in the individual show jumping at the 1972 Munich Olympics on her horse Psalm. Ann Moore was the last British rider to win an individual medal at the Olympic show jumping event since 1972 (this does not include team Gold for Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics).

Great Britain's Zara Phillips celebrates with her Silver medal during the Team Eventing Medal ceremony on day four of the London Olympic Games as the crowds cheer her on.

Great Britain's Zara Phillips celebrates with her Silver medal during the Team Eventing Medal ceremony on day four of the London Olympic Games as the crowds cheer her on.

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