The Princess Royal becomes President of The Pony Club
The Princess Royal has succeeded her father HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
as President of The Pony Club.
this capacity Her Royal Highness recently attended her first meeting
of The Pony Club Council, held at the Army and Navy Club, Pall Mall,
London. At the meeting Her Royal Highness was given short talks
on The Pony Club and the issues it is currently facing by the Chairman,
Lt. Col. Gordon Wesley (Retd.), Show Jumping Committee Chairman,
Mrs. Judy Edwards and by the Chairman of the Mounted Games Committee,
Mrs Slinger who is also Area Representative for Area 4. Her Royal
Highness then met all the members of The Pony Club Council.
Her Royal Highness with from left to right the Life Vice-President
of The Pony Club, Mr. Ernest McMillen
and the Chairman of The Pony Club Lt. Col. Gordon Wesley (Retd.)
credited to David Hartley.
Council recorded its grateful thanks to His Royal Highness for his
keen interest as their President for over five years and in particular
for his foresight in presenting The Prince Philip Cup which has
provided inspiration, enthusiasm and focus for generations of ordinary
children on ordinary ponies.