ZARA PHILLIPS AT THE LONDON OLYMPICS COMPLETES A CLEAR ROUND AT CROSS COUNTRY

On Day 3 (July 30, 2012) of the London Olympics, Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter, Zara Phillips, a member of the British Olympic Equestrian team, participated in the Cross Country portion of the Equestrian eventing, riding High Kingdom at historic Greenwich Park.  Zara completed the dangerous course designed to  challenge horse and rider in 9 minutes 55 seconds, well within the 10 minute 3 second time limit.   Zara is quoted as saying of High Kingdom, “He did amazing.”  She was cheered on by thousands of spectators including Zara’s mother, the Princess Royal; the Duchess of Cornwall; the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge; Prince Harry; and the Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie of York.  Photos by Getty Images.

The Duchess of Cornwall and the Duchess of Cambridge

Prince Harry with his cousins, Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice of York

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