Duchess Kate taking riding lessons

Last Updated: Sun, Nov 04, 2012 09:50 hrs

Duchess Catherine is taking horseriding lessons even though she is allergic to the animal.

The 30-year-old royal is said to have decided to take lessons, because of her husband Prince William, who would love her to share his love of horses.

"William has always wanted her to ride with him. Horses are a big part of his life. He grew up watching his mother Princess Diana ride and he learned very young. He even had a pony of his own since before he could even ride," Contactmusic quoted a source as telling America's OK! Magazine.

"He would love to share his love of horses and horseback riding with Kate and she really wants to make him happy," the source said.

The source also asserted that Duchess Catherine is "really looking forward to being able to join in all the family activities that involve riding."

"She feels it's more than worth it to feel like part of the family," the source added. (ANI)

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