Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have arrived in Edinburgh on their first official go to to Scotland, and tartan-wearing troopers and a Shetland pony had been there to greet them.
Lots of of spectators had gathered outdoors the fort, braving the chilly and moist Scottish climate within the hope of seeing Prince Harry and Markle. The couple are visiting Edinburgh Fort for his or her fourth public look collectively, following visits to Nottingham, Brixton and Cardiff.
They had been serenaded by the band of the Royal Marines, earlier than Pony Main Mark Wilkinson launched the couple to Cruachan IV, a Shetland pony and mascot for The Royal Regiment of Scotland.
Prince Harry initially appeared taken with Cruachan, who wore inexperienced tartan for the event; the prince stroked the horse’s mane and was seen chatting with Wilkinson.
Nonetheless, on the finish of the video launched by Kensington Palace’s Twitter account, Prince Harry seems to obtain a small nip from the horse, which he shortly laughs off to Markle’s amusement.
Final yr Prince Harry was appointed Captain Common of the Royal Marines, a task beforehand held by his grandfather, The Duke of Edinburgh, for greater than 64 years.
Prince Harry and Markle not too long ago revealed extra particulars of their upcoming nuptials. The couple will marry at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Fort, England, at noon on Could 19.