Duchess of Cornwall visits a horse charity supporting care workers and veterans

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Photo credit: WPA Pool - Getty Images

The Duchess of Cornwall has visited the Horses for People equine therapy in Northern Ireland which works with many veterans, care workers and others who benefit from their support.

Photographs of the Duchess alongside some of the horses from the centre, as well as footage of her speaking with staff about their work, was shared to the official Clarence House Instagram account.

The post explained that, “the charity offers courses to help people to deal with stress, increase resilience and promote team building.”

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It also added that, “many of the participants on Horses for People’s courses are veterans who are re-adjusting to civilian life. During the pandemic, the charity has also worked with many care workers.”

Members of the public congratulated the charity for its amazing work and commended Camilla for supporting the cause.

“Horses are incredible empathic creatures. It's always so heart-warming to see our lovely Duchess in her element,” said one.

Another added, “the Duchess of Cornwall always has a love of [horses], it's a huge pleasure for her to be involved in charities such as this.”

The Duchess’ visit to Horses for People was part of her visit to Northern Ireland alongside Prince Charles.

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Camilla also visited the Kilcooley Women’s Centre in North Down who offer, “an array of activities, encompassing health and wellbeing, peace and reconciliation, arts, and personal development to build self-esteem.”

While there, the Duchess met members of the “Camilla Club” reading group which was inspired by her own Reading Room series.

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