Queen BEAMING as she visits Windsor horses – day after meeting royal baby for first time

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THE QUEEN looked cheery as she spent a second day at the Royal Windsor Horse show, just one day after meeting her great-grandson Archie.

Her majesty was pictured grinning in delight at double world champion dressage horse Valegro today. She has become a great-grandmother for the eighth time this week after Meghan Markle gave birth to her first son with Prince Harry on Monday. Guests at the Order of Merit service at Windsor Castle on Tuesday listened to her talk about Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor ahead of meeting him.

One guest asked: “Life is good for Your Majesty?”

The smiling Queen replied: “Yes, thank you.”

“Congratulations. Another great grandchild!” the guest added.

The Queen replied: “I know.”

Queen news Her majesty attended the Royal Windsor Horse show again today Image PA
Queen news Her majesty attended the Royal Windsor Horse show again today Image PA

Queen news: Her majesty attended the Royal Windsor Horse show again today (Image: PA)

She was then asked how many she had before replying “eight”.

Buckingham Palace said on Monday that the Queen and the duke were “delighted” at the news of the birth of Harry and Meghan’s baby son.

Prince Harry has not had much time to adjust to fatherhood as he has returned to his duties just three days after his son was born.

He arrived in Rotterdam this morning for the launch of next year’s Invictus Games.

Queen news The Queen braved the rain yesterday to visit the Royal Windsor Horse Show yesterday Image PA
Queen news The Queen braved the rain yesterday to visit the Royal Windsor Horse Show yesterday Image PA

Queen news: The Queen braved the rain yesterday to visit the Royal Windsor Horse Show yesterday (Image: PA)

Queen news Prince Harry is currently in the Netherlands Image PA
Queen news Prince Harry is currently in the Netherlands Image PA

Queen news: Prince Harry is currently in the Netherlands (Image: PA)

Harry was presented with an Invictus Games babygro for his son by Princess Margriet earlier in the day and drew laughs from the crowd by holding it against himself to model it.

The Duke of Sussex tried his hand at archery during his visit to the Sportscampus sports hall and fired an arrow close to the centre of the target on his first attempt

In a short speech, he said: “I’m absolutely thrilled that many more injured, wounded and sick servicemen and women will have the opportunity to continue the journey to their recovery.””It’s your resilience, your determination and your courage which draws crowds in their thousands leaving them more inspired, moved and proud than they ever thought possible.”

Source: EXPRESS CO UK