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Mister Glum, flanked by Robson, gets a carrot from HM The Queen

Queen’s OTTB Mister Glum is dressage star

Louise Robson was 15 the first time she rode one of The Queen’s Thoroughbreds. It all happened so fast. One minute, the tall, shy teenager from the Oxford area of England was simply searching for a horse, the next, she was approaching an indoor arena at Windsor Castle. It was 2001, and upon learning through a friend-of-a-friend that the Queen of England had an OTTB up for permanent loan, Robson wrangled a chance to try him out. The family friend knew a gardener at Windsor Castle, and through his contacts, helped her gain an invitation to a barn that few […]