Prince William always said he would do everything in his power to ensure that the Duchess of Cambridge's family wouldn't be sidelined.
And the royal family are doing everything to welcome their new in-laws.
Carole and Michael Middleton were invited to join the royal procession at Ascot this week, arriving at Ladies Day in a horse-drawn carriage.
The couple rode with Fitri Hay, wife of horse owner Jim Hay, in a carriage proceeding the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.
She was also joined by Princess Anne and Princess Beatrice.
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