Carl Hester, Laura Bechtolsheimer and Charlotte Dujardin.
British dressage rider Carl Hester put it all in one sentence: "It takes a lot of courage and willingness to risk, if your want to score 8, 9 and 10 in your test, but the high marks are necessary".
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Charlotte, Laura and Carl all landed very high scores in both Grand Prix and today's Special and with an impressive average of 79.979% they secured Great Britain their first dressage team champion title.
The German team consisted of Helene Langehanenberg, Kristina Sprehe and Dorothee Schneider and each of these three lady riders all produced very strong tests and landed an average of 78.216% and Olympic team silver. The bronze went to the Dutch team; Adelinde Cornelissen, Anky van Grunsven and Edward Gal.