For a royal child, the only proper way to break a limb is by falling off his or her personal pony (gifted to him or her by the Queen of England, of course) while riding around on a grand estate. This is exactly what befell eight-year-old Lady Louise Windsor last week during a private riding lesson at Windsor Castle: Lady Louise was riding about the estate, on a pony gifted to her by the Queen, when she fell from her mount and broke her arm.
“Louise took a very heavy tumble,” a source told the Daily Mail. “But because most Royals now wear the same body protectors as jockeys – which cushion the back and upper torso – she was saved from more serious injuries. Her hard hat also protected her.”
“She often goes riding with the Queen and has had a few tumbles in the past, but this was the worst. She’s black and blue from bruises on her left side,” The Mail’s source added.