Kate Middleton is an epitome of a woman with substance. Not only is she known for her classy beauty but she is also branded as a natural athlete. As a matter of fact, the wife of Prince William was a standout sportswoman in boarding school, running cross country, swimming, and playing field hockey and tennis.
The mother of Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis even trained with the Sisterhood Cross Channel rowing team. However, Kate Middleton was forced to drop out of the race due to safety concerns.
Recently, a royal commentator claimed that Kate Middleton does not share Queen Elizabeth’s love for a particular sport despite her love for adventures. Keep on reading to know more details.
Kate Middleton Doesn’t Like Horses, Unlike Queen Elizabeth?
Majesty Magazine editor-in-chief Ingrid Seward said that Kate Middleton is much more athletic than Prince William as she could do “practically any sport there was.” Interestingly, the Duchess of Cambridge reportedly does not get involved with horses.
Ingrid said of Kate Middleton:
"By the time she left school, she could do practically any sport there was. She's very athletic - much more than William. He is a very good swimmer like his mum, a rider and he played football and water polo. The only thing she doesn't do is get involved with horses."
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Unlike Kate Middleton, Queen Elizabeth remains an avid horse rider. In fact, Her Majesty is often sighted enjoying a ride on the grounds of her many estates. The monarch, during her younger years, used to join the Trooping the Color military parade on horseback while donning her ceremonial uniform.
Princess Anne, interestingly, is an avid horse rider just like Queen Elizabeth. The aunt of Kate Middleton’s husband, Prince William, debuted in a public competition at the age of 11, wherein a series of victories followed.
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Lady Louis, the cousin of Kate Middleton’s better half, is also known for her love for horse riding. As a matter of fact, the daughter of Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex took part in the Champagne Laurent-Perrier Meet of The British Driving Society in July 2021.
Kate Middleton Takes Over Prince Harry’s Role Following Megxit In 2020
Meanwhile, Kate Middleton breaks another record as the first-ever member of the royal family to replace one of Prince Harry’s patronages. The wife of Prince William was recently announced as the new patron of England Rugby.
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Taking the announcement to Twitter, Kate Middleton said she is thrilled to support “two fantastic organizations who are committed to harnessing the power that sport can have in bringing communities together and helping individuals flourish.”
A clip accompanied the said post where the Duchess of Cambridge was seen dressed in exercise gear and showed off her skills with a rugby ball on the grounds of Kensington Palace.
The shocking replacement of Kate Middleton came just days before the official kick-off of the Six Nations tournament. Prince William, for his part, has been the patron of the Welsh Rugby Union since 2016.
Prince Harry, who is known for his fondness for the rugby sport, inherited the roles from Queen Elizabeth. The brother-in-law of Kate Middleton had initially retained the positions after their infamous Megxit two years ago and wanted to keep them as part of the departure deal.
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