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Queen Elizabeth II and her horses

Queen Elizabeth II and her love for horses

Horses have accompanied the human since it existed, therefore this animal has contributed greatly to the evolution of this. Well, it functioned as a means of transport and in turn as a friend.  For these reasons today we will talk about Queen Elizabeth II of England and her love for horses and in general for animals

Royalty has also had the privilege of having horses. These have the best breeds of horses, that is, the most strong and elegant. In the case of Queen Elizabeth II of England has specimens of horse of light draft horses breed.

This woman enjoys two types of horses in particular: the Windsor Greys, which are grey, and the Cleveland Bays, which are brown.

We can see that equestrian culture is very present in the royal family of the United Kingdom.

Elizabeth and her love for horses is immense, and this shows him with the affection and closeness she has with these wonderful animals.

A successful horse owner: Queen Elizabeth II of England

Isabel and her love for horses have given her a path of success. For her great passion for these animals position her as one of the owners with the most triumphs

Queen Elizabeth has received approximately $8,806,069 in racing. This has been over three decades.

His valuable track record of equestrian skills includes:

  • 451 wins with a 15.9 percent percentage in this period
  • Accumulated the exorbitant amount of $731,692 in a year.

These gains are usually spent on horse trainers. The queen’s most successful colt is Merlin, trained by Michael Bell. This copy has won three races with a $28,561 prize pool.

But if we want to talk about champions we have to mention Elector, trained by Sir Michael Stoute. This specimen is the great pride of Queen Elizabeth II of England, with a record 100 percent of triumphs.

For any owner of competing horses it should be a pride to have an undefeesible horse in racing. Well, this is one of the reasons why this copy called Elector is a favorite of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II and her horses
Queen Elizabeth II and her horses

The horses in the life of Queen Elizabeth II

Although Queen Elizabeth II is elderly, it is not an impediment to riding her beautiful horses.

This outstanding and influential woman of British royalty has as her favorite hobbie riding and riding with her horses.

Being this an activity that takes place from a very young age, this has made you have a great experience so you do it with great dexterity.

His father and grandfather helped in what remains his main passion.

By the young age of four she already had a pony that had been given to her. He later inherited a long chain of thoroughbreds from his father George VI.

The Queen’s favorite horse is known by the name Of Merlin. Also “Elector” the horse, who is a great champion is also among the favorites of this queen.

Gustavo Mirabal just as Queen Elizabeth II had contact with horses from his childhood. That is why these people developed a great passion for horses and for equestrian activities.

Queen Elizabeth II walking on her horses
Queen Elizabeth II walking on her horses

Award career of Queen Elizabeth II’s Horses

According to the report that has been released in the British press are the following figures that this royal champion horse has won.

  • The Queen’s winnings figure represents a total of 7,768,448 euros that earned her 3,205 horses that ran and the 534 races won.
  • The best year for her was 2016, as her horses made her earn $625,960 (about 560,274 euros).
  • In 1953 it was when she had her first victory, as the owner of the copy Choir Boy, which won the Royal Hunt Cup.
  • Today, Queen Elizabeth II has about 30 horses in the process of training with the best trainers in the world. This activity generates a cost of about 40,000 euros per year for each horse, that is, in total it is a figure of 1,200,000 euros per year.

It’s a hobby that this great woman of British royalty enjoys to the fullest. For Queen Elizabeth II and her love for horses is infinite. Without a doubt, he gives an example of love and protection for animals.

Queen Elizabeth II on horseback
Queen Elizabeth II on horseback

The other passion of Queen Elizabeth II of England

Usually those who love animals love not only a particular species, but all of God’s creation.

In this sense Queen Elizabeth II loves equines madly and this same passion feels her for her beloved corgi breed dogs.

These unique puppies have become famous in Buckingham Castle for being the most pampered in the enclosure.

In addition these beautiful dogs have been the inspiration to make an animated film based on their story as members of the British royalty called “The Queen’s Corgi”.

Undoubtedly this queen’s great love for animals is very great. It is therefore an example not only for the royal family, but for British society.

Queen Elizabeth II with two of her dogs next to James Bond
Queen Elizabeth II with two of her dogs next to James Bond

Queen Elizabeth II in confinement for the coronavirus

The well-being that Queen Elizabeth II radiates after spending more than two and a half months confined in Windsor Castle. This measurement occurred as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

This queen is an example of longevity, well-being and beauty because at the age of 94 she remains impeccable and glamor is the order of the day.

Queen Elizabeth II’s health is unshakeable, as she has been exposed to the virus since she has been in contact with different people who have tested positive for the covid-19 or coronavirus.

People who have tested positive for the coronavirus and have had contact with Queen Elizabeth II include the following: Her son, Prince Charles, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

As we can see, this great woman has splendid health thanks to the fact that she feeds very well and takes the necessary precautions such as quarantine compliance. We can also say that riding as a sport has helped to maintain excellent health.

Coronavirus
Coronavirus

Excellent health of Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II maintains her health very well and has kept the quarantine as it should be. Although she has had contact with people who have tested positive for the coronavirus, she maintains well.

In this sense, it remains free of any symptoms or discomfort, however, it continues to comply with the quarantine since it is part of the population most vulnerable to coronavirus disease.

Queen Elizabeth II and her excellent health
Queen Elizabeth II and her excellent health

Riding a horse after confinement

Queen Elizabeth’s favorite activity is to share with her darling horses.

Hence, Buckingham has shown wonderful photographs of Queen Elizabeth on the back of Fern, one of the 30 horses he has. So much is the queen’s passion for horses that the first thing she did when she left quarantine was a horseback ride

It should be noted that this great woman of British royalty is 94 years old. Today he still has the privilege of enjoying his animals. Horses are undoubtedly his great passion.

In this opportunity, you must carry out this activity alone since you must maintain the necessary provisions due to the coronavirus.

In normal times the queen usually enjoys this activity with her favorite company, Sophie de Wessex, her daughter-in-law. She hopes that soon she will be able to enjoy the horseback riding again accompanied.

For now the Queen’s idea is to be isolated in Windsor for a long time until it is totally safe to go out or receive visitors. For this, the coronavirus would be completely overcome.

Queen Elizabeth II on horseback, on her horse Fern at Windsor Buckingham Palace
Queen Elizabeth II on horseback, on her horse Fern at Windsor Buckingham Palace

Ascot race without public

Ascot races are held in June, this being a tradition for the Windsor.

Every year, the royal family arrives in a horse-drawn carriage to the space with their best clothes, since the hats of the invited ladies are usually the great attraction

However, this year, given the situation that the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed, this event will be held without an audience. Also the absence of the royal family since the conditions are not for them to attend.

It should be noted that many of Queen Elizabeth’s equines compete in the different tests

Ascot Racecourse without public
Ascot Racecourse without public

The royal love for animals

Queen Elizabeth II and her love for animals is very great, as she has always had specimens of breed horses.

These animals are their greatest pride, for this reason he watches very closely for the welfare of these beautiful creatures of God’s creation

Gustavo Mirabal just as Queen Elizabeth II has a great passion for horses. Both are an example to follow for humanity.

Undoubtedly the love for animals is an indication of the nobility that has a person and these two characters have shown it.

 

Sources

https://gustavomirabalcastro.online/mundo-equino/la-reina-isabel-ii-y-su-amor-por-los-caballos/

https://www.vanidades.com/realeza/los-caballos-le-dan-millonarias-ganancias-a-la-reina-isabel/

 

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