Queen Elizabeth Visits the Irish National Stud

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (L) views horses and riders from the Irish Army Equitation school with Chryss O'Reilly, Chair of the board of the Irish National Stud, at the Irish National Stud in Kildare, on the third day of the Queen's four-day visit to Ireland, on May 19, 2011. Queen Elizabeth II expressed regret and 'deep sympathy' to the victims of Britain and Ireland's turbulent shared history in a speech seen as setting a new tone in relations between the two countries. Getty Images.
Photo Right: KILDARE, IRELAND - MAY 19: Queen Elizabeth II, John Osbourne, CEO of The Irish National Stud, Chryss O'Reilly, Chair of the Board of The Irish National Stud, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Simon Coveney, Shane McEntee and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh view Stallion handler Paul Croke with 'Jeremy', in the Stallion Yard of the Irish National Stud, during the third day of the state visit to Ireland, on May 19, 2011 in Kildare, Ireland. The Duke and Queen's visit to Ireland is the first by a monarch since 1911. An unprecedented security operation is taking place with much of the centre of Dublin turning into a car free zone. Republican dissident groups have made it clear they are intent on disrupting proceedings.between the two countries. Getty Images