20 photos of royals playing sports while hilariously overdressed
Royal engagements can involve members of the royal family meeting world leaders and dignitaries, giving speeches to support charities, or going on “walkabouts” where they greet members of the public.
Sometimes, though, royals get to have a little bit of fun and show off their athletic prowess — albeit while very overdressed.
Here’s what it looks like when present and future monarchs play sports.
Queen Elizabeth was an avid horseback rider back in her day.
Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, and Prince Edward riding at Ascot Racecourse, UK, in 1968.
She still enjoys a good trot every now and then.
Queen Elizabeth rides her horse on the grounds of Windsor Castle in 2002.
She also participates in less strenuous forms of physical activity.
Queen Elizabeth holds a ball as she meets residents using it for exercise during a visit to the King George VI Day Centre in 2018 in Windsor, England.
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