If you’re a royal family fanatic, you know Queen ElizabethHas a deep passion for horses. The Queen has been riding and caring for horses her entire life. However, recently Queen Elizabeth was forced to take a break from riding her horses.
Queen Elizabeth’s Long History With Horses
Throughout the Queen’s entire life, she’s had a fondness for horses. At four years of age, Queen Elizabeth was given her first horse, Shetland pony. The monarch was always involved in horses after that. The Queen, for example, attends every year the Windsor Horse Show and is involved in horse racing.
The Queen loves to ride casually on horses, in addition to watching horse races and other shows. It also seems it is a very popular pastime. Queen Elizabeth passed her love of horses down to her grandchildren to other royals as well. Both the Queen’s daughter, Princess Anne, and her granddaughter, Zara Tindall, have competed in the Olympics in the equestrian events.
Queen Elizabeth Did Riding Horses?
According to Silver Screen Beats, Queen Elizabeth hasn’t ridden her horses since early September during her summer vacation at her Balmoral estate in Scotland. According to royal sources, the Queen was informed by close friends that “she was in quite a bit of discomfort,”She decided to stop riding and take a break. “She adores riding, and it has been part of her ritual for most of her life,”The source stated. However, Queen Elizabeth “has been extremely disappointed not to go riding since the beginning of September,”The royal insider was also added.
But, just because Queen Elizabeth is taking a short break from riding horses doesn’t mean she’s done with the sport for good. According to the insiders, the Queen is making every effort to get back on the horse soon. Royal sources stated after Queen Elizabeth’s recent health troubles, she’s been resting so she can get back to her regular routine.
Queen Elizabeth’s Recent Health Struggles
Queen Elizabeth was seen using a cane last week on several outings. Shortly afterwards, Queen Elizabeth cancelled a planned trip to Northern Ireland because her doctors suggested that she should rest. Sources revealed that the Queen had spent the night in hospital the day before.
“Following medical advice to rest for a few days, the Queen attended hospital on Wednesday afternoon for some preliminary investigations, returning to Windsor Castle at lunchtime today and remains in good spirits,” a palace statement read. Although Queen Elizabeth returned to her royal duties on Tuesday morning, palace sources announced she’ll still need a few more days of rest and light activity.