Zara Tindall looked delighted today while riding at the Tweseldown Horse Trials in Hampshire.
The Queen‘s eldest granddaughter, 40, who welcomed son Lucas on March 21 2021, sported a navy jacket with white riding slacks and black boots which she paired with a blue helmet as she sat horseback.
Looking confident, the royal, who won a Silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, joined fellow equestrians at the horse trails, during a day of show jumping, cross country riding and dressage.
Princess Anne‘s daughter, who is married to former rugby player Mike Tindall, 43, put family first last year, looking after her two daughters Mia Grace, eight, and Lena Elizabeth, three, as well as newborn Lucas.
Zara Tindall (pictured) looked delighted today while riding at the Tweseldown Horse Trials in Hampshire
The Queen’s eldest granddaughter (pictured), 40, who welcomed son Lucas on March 21 2021, sported a navy jacket with white riding slacks and black boots which she paired with a blue helmet as she sat horseback
The royal today looked the part as she donned classic riding gear, pairing white slacks with a smart navy jacket and helmet.
She completed the look with black leather boots and matching gloves.
Zara looked relaxed and cheerful as she rode and could be seen beaming as she took to the saddle for the trials.
Sticking to a regal look, the daughter of Princess Anne wore minimal make-up, and tied her long blonde hair up under her helmet.
The former Equestrian World Champion looked at home atop her stunning black and white horse.
Looking confident, the royal (pictured), who won a Silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, joined fellow equestrians at the horse trails, during a day of show jumping, cross country riding and dressage
In 2020, Zara described how riding for her country is what ‘dreams are made of’ and how she is lucky to have her horses with her in lockdown.
The silver Olympic medal-winning equestrian lives on her mother Princess Anne’s Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire.
She told a royal special edition of Horse & Hound magazine that she enjoys the pressure of competing.
She said: ‘I love riding for my country; those have been the best experiences of my career, to get your horse to that level is what it’s all about, and what we all strive for,’ she said at the time.
‘I love the big occasion because I love the pressure – sitting on a horse that you know is good enough, you are fully prepared, riding for your country, it’s what your dreams are made of.’
Zara won a team silver at the London 2012 and was presented with her medal by her mother the Princess Royal.
She was crowned world eventing champion in Germany in 2006 – which led to the British public voting her BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
The royal also spoke of not being able to compete at Badminton Horse Trials last year as it was cancelled.
‘Having horses like Class Affair and Watkins to aim at Badminton was exciting and gave everything a focus; now those goals aren’t there, it’s quite weird and you have to deal with the disappointment,’ she said.
But she added that she’s ‘so lucky’ to have been able to spend time with her horses during lockdown, and that it’s been ‘incredibly tough’ for those who haven’t had that luxury.
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