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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Queen Elizabeth

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13. Queen’s love towards horses

Her love of horses began at age four, Queen grandfather King George V, gifted her first pony, a Shetland named Peggy. Since then she knew everything about horses.

Queen's love towards horses

Queen used to attend race meetings publicly. In 1975, at Chantilly, her horse Highclere famously won the Prix de Diane. She breeds horses and also has about 25 horses training at the royal studs every season.

 

12. Queen Elizabeth visited China

In 1986, Queen Elizabeth was the first British monarch to visit China.

Queen Elizabeth visited China

During her stay, Queen also saw the Terracotta Army soldier statues.

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