Queen Elizabeth Rides a Horse at 90, Proving She's a Total Badass

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How do we love Queen Elizabeth? Let us count the ways. Or rather, let us concentrate on one particular reason we adore her for an activity she participated in recently that has given us goals. Queen Elizabeth rode a horse at 90 like a total boss.


Well, she is the boss of the royal family for all intents and purposes, and with badass stunts like this, she's the boss of our hearts too. Seriously -- most nonagenarians are lucky if they can get in a round of shuffleboard, but Queen Liz takes the cake. She probably eats it too, because that's just how she rolls.

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Take a look at Prince William's grandmum, just out for a casual canter on the bank of the River Thames at Windsor Castle on Monday.

Queen Elizabeth horseback riding

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The queen has been a lifelong rider since her first lesson at the age of 3, and it doesn't look like she's going to give it up anytime soon. Even her daughter-in-law Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, commented last year, "Who else is riding at 90? That's what's so incredible."

You keep being you, Queen Elizabeth. We'll keep admiring your badassery.

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