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Hero with a hip replacement: Tributes to Great Britain's 58-year-old gold medallist

His sons - who are also horse riders - have led the tributes on social media, writing,

"All my dreams have come true"

– Harry Skelton, Nick Skelton's son

" I may be biased but I think this is what a hero looks like"

– Dan Skelton, Nick Skelton's son

Jockey AP McCoy added his congratulations.

Along with Olympics commentator Clare Balding.

Members of the public have been inspired by his success:

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