Queen’s Favourite Pony says Last Goodbye
As horse lovers we couldn’t help but be moved when the Queen’s favourite pony, Emma, made an appearance as the funeral procession made its way to St George’s Chapel in Windsor on Monday 19 September.
The Fell pony mare stood as the procession marched past her, accompanied by her handler Terry Pendry, stud groom and manager to The Queen at Windsor Castle.
The Queen was, of course, a keen horsewoman, who was often spotted riding in the grounds at Windsor, wearing a headscarf rather than a hat – and the scarf draped across Emma’s saddle was particularly touching.
Read more about Emma at www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/the-queens-fell-pony-emma-attends-her-majestys-funeral