Happy birthday to horse lover Queen Elizabeth II — Tuesday’s Horse

This is a lovely blog post from Tuesdays Horse that I wanted to share with you.

As a child, Elizabeth was given her first horse, a Shetland pony named Peggy, at age 4, which she was riding by the age of 6. By age 18 she was an accomplished rider, and has continued to ride for pleasure into her Diamond Jubilee year. Ceremonial horses In her role as monarch, Queen Elizabeth […]

Happy birthday to horse lover Queen Elizabeth II — Tuesday’s Horse

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Alli Farkas says:

    Wow, the Queen rode sidesaddle! Who knew??

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    1. anne leueen says:

      There was one incident when she was still riding in the Trooping of the Color and a bystander fired a gun. Her horse spooked and police got hold of the man and took him away. The Queen comforted her horse and rejoined the procession!

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  2. Emma Cownie says:

    Great thing about animals is that they have no idea “who” you are, just how nice you are.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Exactly! And they don’t care if you wear fashionable clothes or what your hair looks like! Thanks for this comment Emma.

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  3. Even Coronavirus stopped her usual birthday celebration. Fantastic lady now 94. May God bless our gracious Queen.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Happy and glorious. Long to reign over us.

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