Her Royal Highness, Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, The Princess Royal, KG., KT.
reached the milestone age of 60 today.
Here is wishing her many happy returns of the day!
Born, on August 15, 1950, the Princess Royal has being in the public eye since then as the Queen's first daughter; as a wife , mother and an active sponsor and Patron of numerous Charity Groups.
She is now acknowledged as one of the most respected and hardworking members of the Royal Family.
Asked recently, if she would at 60 ,slow down or cut down on her numerous engagements, her response was:
"Look around at the members of my family who are considerably older than me and tell me whether you think they have set an example which suggests that I might - unlikely!"
Princess Anne is among the fittest 60-year-olds in the land.
At 5ft 6ins tall, she still wears size 10 clothes and there’s not an ounce of fat on her lean figure.
Princess Anne is a passionate dog and horse lover and rides at every opportunity, like her mother .
The Princess Royal in her ceremonial uniform is a main attraction at the annual Trooping the Colour ceremony in London; when she joins the Troop to celebrate the Queen's birthday.