Jan Ebeling of the U.S. riding Rafalca laughs after competing in the equestrian dressage individual grand prix special at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park August 7. Ann Romney, right, wife of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, applauds as her horse, Rafalca, competes in the equestrian dressage at the Olympics in London on August 7.

With a tip of the hat, Romney’s horse, Rafalca, is out of the Olympics

(Photos: Mike Hutchings / Reuters)

The three owners Beth Meyer, Amy Ebeling and Ann Romney watched from the stands as their horse, Rafalca, made her final appearance at the 2012 London Olympic Games.  Ridden by Amy’s husband, Jan Ebeling, Rafalca’s score wasn’t enough to make the cut for Thursday’s dressage medal event. Only the top 18 move on to the freestyle portion of the competition.  They all seemed to enjoy the ride – with Jan tipping his top hat at the end and the three women cheering from the stands.

"It was wonderful. She was elegant and consistent again. We just love her," said Ann Romney.

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(Source: MSN)