The Queen is known to have a great love for her animals. Now the monarch shows up with a beaming smile at the traditional horse show in Windsor. After several cancellations due to health reasons, the Queen appears to be back in the chatty mood.
Queen Elizabeth II personally inspected her horses at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The horse lover was beaming with joy at the traditional event in the park of her residence, Windsor Castle near London.
The 96-year-old had canceled the opening of parliament ceremony in London on Tuesday due to health problems - only for the third time in her 70-year reign. Heir to the throne Prince Charles represented his mother. It was then speculated that the Queen would not come to the Horse Show either.
Elizabeth, wearing tinted glasses, was driven in an SUV to the grounds near the castle. There, sitting in the passenger seat, she spoke through the open car window to several people who were believed to be those responsible for the show. The Queen is a horse lover and owns several animals.
As part of her Platinum Jubilee, the Queen opens her jewel case and lends some personal pieces to the Royal Collection Trust. According to the official website, they are to be exhibited in various palaces of the royal family in the summer. In addition to several brooches and a diadem, special items of clothing will also be made accessible to the public.
The Queen's coronation gown, complete with purple velvet robe, and a total of five brooches will be on display at Windsor Castle from July 7th to September 26th. These include the maple leaf brooch worn by Queen Elizabeth II on her first visit to Canada in 1951. Both Duchess Camilla and Duchess Kate have already worn the brooch. Also on display is the flamboyant lily brooch worn by the Queen on her mourning gown when she received news of her father George VI's death. returned to Britain from Kenya in 1952.
At Buckingham Palace, the famous diamond tiara is displayed alongside official portraits of the Queen. The British Royal Palace has already announced this on its official Instagram account. The crown is regularly worn by the Queen at the opening of Parliament.
The Queen celebrates her 70th throne anniversary this year. She had recently canceled several events due to mobility problems. Most recently, the monarch appeared in public at the end of March at the memorial service for her husband Prince Philip, who died in 2021.