The equestrian centre in Deodoro, Rio was the scene of Skelton's final Olympic…

The equestrian centre in Deodoro, Rio was the scene of Skelton's final Olympic…

Nick Skelton and Lastic making a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet

Horse breaking a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet

Nick Skelton and Lastic making a world record by jumping over 7 and a half feet

Nick Skelton and Big Star 2016 Rio Olympic Games - Team Show Jumping Day 2 Photos & Video | The Chronicle of the Horse

Nick Skelton and Big Star 2016 Rio Olympic Games - Team Show Jumping Day 2 Photos & Video | The Chronicle of the Horse

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.

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Just...wow...Nick Skelton and his Arko III, just jumping the standard--why not?

The Rising Prices Of Good Horses

Just...wow...Nick Skelton and his Arko III, just jumping the standard--why not?

Equestrian Skelton and Big Star Were Tops in Show Jumping  Here is Nick Skelton, riding Big Star, in the six-rider jump-off. Skelton had a flawless round, earning the 58-year-old British rider his first medal in what was his seventh Olympic Games. …

Decisive Moments at the Rio Olympics, Frame By Frame

Equestrian Skelton and Big Star Were Tops in Show Jumping Here is Nick Skelton, riding Big Star, in the six-rider jump-off. Skelton had a flawless round, earning the 58-year-old British rider his first medal in what was his seventh Olympic Games. …

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