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Queen Elizabeth indulges her love of horseracing

Queen Elizabeth indulged her love of horseracing on Thursday (March 28) with a visit to England's west country, where she toured the stables of trainer Paul Nicholls.

Six of his horses were paraded before the 92-year-old monarch, who fed them carrots.

Elizabeth has been passionate about horses ever since she was given a Shetland pony as a child. She is a keen rider and owns racehorses herself. She also officially named a horse of the local Avon and Somerset police force.

Her trip ended with a tour of Hauser & Wirth Somerset, a gallery and multi-purpose arts centre.