‘Kate is really enthusiastic’ Zara lends Shetland ponies to George and Charlotte for riding training | royal | New

All toddlers in the royal family would love outdoor activities and their parents encourage them to pursue their favorite passions and sports. For Prince George, 9, and Princess Charlotte, 7, horseback riding is a much-loved fun way to spend their time, and Prince William and Kate seem very encouraging.

But Zara Tindall also had a hand in it, according to a source.

Anne’s daughter, the Princess Royal, who is a talented horse rider and Olympian herself, won silver at the 2012 London Olympics.

A source told Hello magazine“William and Kate really wanted George to ride – it’s something all royals do and the whole family loves animals.

“But obviously he’s only small, so they didn’t want to put him on a big horse.

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“They asked Zara if they could use one of his Shetland ponies and he learned how to ride one.”

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s only daughter, Charlotte, started riding at a young age, just 17 months old.

According to Hello, in 2016 Kate met Paralympic gold medalist Natasha Baker, who blurted out: “She pointed out that Charlotte has this passion for horses and while she won’t echo it, she will do her part. best to defend and encourage it.”

Prince George, who celebrated his ninth birthday on Friday, appeared with siblings Charlotte and Louis over the June bank holiday long weekend which celebrated the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

They were seen on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after the Trooping the Color ceremony when they watched a plane flyby and then sat in the royal box with their parents during the Platinum Jubilee Pageant.

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William and Kate also took their son to the Wimbledon men’s tennis final, where he held the trophy won by Novak Djokovic.

Before the finale, the couple and George hosted the ball boys and girls as well as military personnel in the Millennium Building.

Asked about the young prince’s visit to Wimbledon, Kate told her son: “Is this your first time? It is, isn’t it?” to which he replied, “Yes.”

George was also asked who he was going to support and he seemed too shy to answer, so William looked at him and whispered ‘Djokovic’, before adding: ‘We’ll see how long it lasts. He’ll support the winner .”

Clyde P. Johnson