Queens Elizabeth II‘s final procession had thousands of onlookers as her casket made it way down the Long Walk toward Windsor Castle, but perhaps none were as touching as the attendance of her beloved corgis and her favourite pony.
Two of the queen’s favourite pooches, Pembroke Welsh corgis named Muick and Sandy, were led out to witness the procession. Her favourite Fell pony, Carltonlima Emma, was also standing amongst the floral tributes lining the road as her coffin was driven past.
Queen Elizabeth’s life was chock-full of impressive achievements and interests over the course of her 70-year reign, but one of the most enduring and long-spanning was her love for animals. Read more: How the royal ladies used jewelry to pay poignant tribute to the queen Over the course of her life, the queen owned more than 30 dogs — the majority of them being corgis, many of which she bred herself and were descendants of her first corgi, Susan, which had been a gift on her 18th birthday.
In addition to Carltonlima Emma — or as she’s usually known, Emma — the queen’s final procession was flanked by dozens of soldiers on horseback surrounding the hearse carrying Her Majesty’s coffin.