Queen Consort Camilla is ensuring she carries on the reminiscence of the late Queen Elizabeth.
The royal attended the Cheltenham Pageant on Wednesday, some of the high-profile horse racing occasions of the spring. For the event, Camilla bundled upon in opposition to the chilly climate in a fur-trimmed tan suede hat and matching overcoat which she accessorized with a silver brooch that includes a galloping white horse and jockey. The accent previously belonged to the late monarch as she was a passionate horse proprietor, racer, and breeder all through her life.
The rationale for Queen Consort Camilla’s go to to the races was particularly to attend the Queen Mom Champion Steeplechase, named for Queen Elizabeth’s mom. Previous to the race, she additionally visited the paddock to test on the day’s equine rivals earlier than presenting the winner with a trophy on the finish of the race. Along with supporting the sporting occasion, Camilla can be holding the monarch’s legacy alive by personally supporting quite a lot of equestrian charities, together with the Ebony Horse Membership, the Brooke Hospital for Animals, and the British Equestrian Federation.
Whereas Camilla has been attending the Cheltenham races for years, Queen Elizabeth was extra involved in flat racing and was often a particular visitor on the Royal Ascot held in June. And the queen consort is not the one member of the royal household who’s a fan of the annual racing occasion. On Tuesday, King Charles‘s niece Zara Tindall additionally attended together with her husband Mike Tindall to kick off the week-long occasion, returning the subsequent day as nicely to absorb much more races.
Queen Consort Camilla has needed to cancel a number of public engagements over the past month after testing optimistic for COVID-19 for the second time because the begin of the pandemic. However in latest days, she’s began slowly venturing out once more, becoming a member of King Charles and different royal relations, equivalent to Prince William and Princess Kate, in commemorating Commonwealth Day on Monday with a service held at Westminster Abbey. And on Tuesday, she headed off to Birmingham the place she met with a neighborhood ballet faculty. In fact, each she and Charles are additionally gearing up for his or her official coronation in Might. Earlier this month, Buckingham Palace introduced that forward of these festivities, the royal couple will make their first go to abroad beneath their new titles, touring to each France and Germany for a five-day tour on the finish of the month.
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