Equestrian has a far-reaching and extremely cultivated tradition in England. Probably the most famous of all horse races, the Royal Ascot, goes back to the Queen Anne and has been carried out regularly since 1711. But not only racing, hunting, jumping, versatility, and polo sports are closely interwoven with English history. Horse riding lessons are being taken by kids, teenagers, adults and even elderly people.
The polosport, for example, is the most popular team sport in the UK, alongside football and cricket. Events such as “Cartier International Day” in July attract up to 30,000 spectators. Horses and sporting results are probably the second most important part of these events – the majority of visitors come from a social perspective.
Not only in film and television is the ‘Racing Day’ a welcome occasion to display both the finest English manners and exquisite robes.
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