The two families were particularly complicit: while Kate Middleton was seen with his daughter Charlotte on the shoulders, his brother George seems to have enjoyed his ride on the broad shoulders of Mike Tindall, former professional rugby player. For his part, Prince William was the improvised mount of little Mia, well hung in his ears. "They looked like any other family, enjoying the day by having a good time, commented a witness at Daily Mail. The children did not have tantrums and they all seemed very down-to-earth. A few people noticed them, but generally, everyone continues as if nothing had happened.. "
In casual outfits, everyone came together to support Zara Tindall, the daughter of Princess Anne and Olympic champion medalist, at this equestrian event. After falling last year, the 37-year-old rider is this year third and fifth out of the competition, encouraged by her family.