Royal Equestrian Show
Written by ACM   
Thursday, 17 May 2012

Some 550 horses and 1,000 dancers and musicians from around the world have performed at the Royal Equestrian Show at Windsor over four nights for the Queen, a well-known horse lover.

Among the stars at the event, staged inside the private grounds of Windsor Castle, were Helen Mirren, singer Susan Boyle and Australian entertainer Rolf Harris.


[To view the Telegraph's video report, click here.]

Celebrating more than 250 Commonwealth and state visits the Queen has made during her reign, the show travelled across the globe, with performances from a Maori troupe from New Zealand to Middle Eastern stunt riders.

On Sunday 13 May 2012 The Queen attended the finale accompanied by Prince Philip and other members of the royal family including the Duke of York, Princess Beatrice, Prince and Princess Michael of Kent, Princess Alexandra and the Duchess of Cornwall.