Norway’s Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took home the first gold of the Rio 2016 para-dressage competition.
Following Monday’s tests Great Britain leads the team competition, ahead of Belgium and Germany.
Ann Cathrin Lubbe and Donatello took the Grade III test while Lee Pearson and Zion topped the Grade Ib test.
Para-equestrians from 29 nations will compete for the most coveted medals in the sport starting on Sept. 11.
A total of 60 equine samples–30% of the 200 competing horses–were tested during the Games.
Nick Skelton, aboard Big Star, becoming the first British jumping rider to win individual gold.
Team USA finished in silver medal position, while Germany won a jump-off for the bronze.
Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, and Team USA tied for the lead on a zero score after the first round of team jumping.
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro posted an Olympic record score of 93.857% to claim their second individual gold medal.
Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) hold the lead with a score of 85.071.
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