Nine years after the royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William, the tabloid The Express returned to an anecdote. Their union could have turned into disaster because of a panicked horse.
The royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William resembled a true fairy tale. On April 29, 2011, the two lovebirds promised each other love and loyalty until death parted them. In front of screens around the world, they passed the ring on, for better or for worse. And the worst, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge narrowly avoided it the day of their union. Nine years later, British tabloid The Express returned to this delusional unforeseen. According to the revelations of journalist Caroline Gammel, Kate Middleton was “Scared by a runaway horse”, After having propelled his rider near the royal carriage.
The scene, to say the least absurd, would have taken place when the newlyweds were leaving the abbey of Westminster to take part in the royal procession through the streets of London. Reported by the Telegraph, the cheering crowds around Parliament Square and Whitehall frightened the nag. “A lot of people took their breath away when the soldier fell”, Remembered a spectator. Despite his vertiginous fall, the rider would have stood up a few moments later in order to “To prevent (editor’s note: his horse) don’t get into the crowd ”. Still according to this same source, entrusted to the Telegraph, “it could have been a disaster ”.
An allergy to horses
If the scene was impressive for the spectators, it was more for Kate Middleton. According to The Express, the mother of George, Charlotte and Louis had “look alarmed when the horse catapulted its rider on the ground”. Especially since the Duchess of Cambridge would be allergic to horses, as the journalist Caroline Grammel reminds us. Problem, her husband, Prince William is passionate about polo, one of the royal family’s most beloved sports.
Kate Middleton et William JLPPA / Bestimage