HM Queen Elizabeth II receives inaugural FEI Lifetime Achievement award
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 26th November 2014 became the first recipient of the FEI Lifetime Achievement award in recognition of her leading role as supporter of equestrian sport throughout her reign as British monarch.
Image Caption: Queen Elizabeth II is presented with the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) lifetime achievement award for her devotion to equestrian sport by Princess Haya of Jordan (left), as the Duke of Edinburgh looks on, at Buckingham Palace, London. Photograph Copyright: PA Wire/Press Association Images)
The award was presented to Her Majesty by FEI President HRH Princess Haya at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace in the presence of former FEI President the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip, and Keith Taylor, Chairman of the British Equestrian Federation.
Image Caption: A ‘well done’ pat for Doublet as the Queen congratulates Princess Anne and her mount after they had taken fifth place in the Badminton Horse Trials. Photograph Copyright: PA Wire/Press Association Images)
Image Caption: Queen Elizabeth II attracts the attention of Ed, a two month old Irish Draught colt foal, shown by Katherine Montgomery from Augher, County Tyrone at the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show, Balmoral on the final day of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee visit to Northern Ireland. Photograph Copyright: PA Wire/Press Association Images)