Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her 96th birthday. The grandmother of Princes William and Harry has published a festive portrait. By the way, Elizabeth II has been on the throne for exactly 70 years, this is the longest term in the history of the English monarchy.
A photo of Her Majesty with a pony taken last month on the grounds of Windsor Castle. These two beauties are the queen's favorites named Cathy and Nightingale.
Horseback riding is a favorite pastime of Elizabeth II. The love of horses was instilled in the queen by her mother. Elizabeth II continued to practice horseback riding for over 60 years. A few months ago, the Queen had to give up her favorite hobby due to health problems.