Queen Elizabeth II: Monarch's unwavering passion for horse breeding at 90

Story highlights

  • Queen Elizabeth's passion for horse breeding started early
  • Still passionate almost a century later
  • Joy comes from the "journey" not winning

(CNN)The Queen may be entering her 10th decade but her passion for breeding racehorses is by no means diminishing.

It's a hobby that has lasted almost a century and those who know her best recall the first time her enthusiasm for horses was kindled.
"It's an in-built passion," said John Warren, Bloodstock & Racing Advisor to Queen Elizabeth II.