Horse-owning Queen indulges equestrian passion

Horse-owning Queen indulges equestrian passion

It certainly wouldn't grab as many headlines as the other parts of her historic Ireland trip.

But the smile on her face said it all – the Queen was thrilled to be visiting the Irish National Stud in Kildare.

There was a huge round of applause as the monarch arrived at the thoroughbred horse breeding facility.

She had chosen a cornflower blue jacket and white hat to take part in the most relaxed part of her itinerary – and probably her favourite.

Thursday May 19, 2011

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