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Prince George and Mia Tindall show they are already the best of friends at horse show

Cousins Prince George and Mia Tindall prove they’re already the best of friends as the adorable pair laugh and play during a day out at the Burnham Market Horse Trials in Norfolk.

There already seems to be a sense of competition between the two five-year-old cousins, with Mia boldly squaring up to George and placing an affectionate hand on his forehead to compare heights.

Mia sported a more stylish look than her male cousin, with a bright purple puffer jacket, silver sequin-embellished jeans and trendy white baseball cap with a pink heart design.

Prince George looked like a chip off the old block in a khaki green fleece jumper, dark green jeans and a pair of black and white Nike trainers.  

Meanwhile Princess Charlotte, three, was seen squealing with delight as she went for a spin on the dodgems under the watchful eye of mum Kate, 37. 

The Duchess of Cambridge was her usual stylish self, dressing informally for the occasion in tight black jeans and a Barbour quilted jacket. 

Cousins Prince George and Mia Tindall, both five, square up to compare their heights, while Mia places an affectionate hand on George’s forehead at the Burnham Market Horse Trials in Norfolk on Friday

The playful pair prove they're already good pals, with Mia sporting a more stylish look than her cousin, with a bright purple puffer jacket and sequin-embellished jeans

The playful pair prove they’re already good pals, with Mia sporting a more stylish look than her cousin, with a bright purple puffer jacket and sequin-embellished jeans

Clearly bemused by something her cousin said, smiley Mia turns her attention away from the rest of her family, who appear to be cooing over her nine-month-old baby sister Lena

Clearly bemused by something her cousin said, smiley Mia turns her attention away from the rest of her family, who appear to be cooing over her nine-month-old baby sister Lena 

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Tindalls joined up to watch Zara, a former silver medal Olympian, compete in the trials on Friday. 

Last year Zara, 37, fell from her horse but this time she finished a respectable third and fifth in her events as her relatives cheered her on.

Zara, who met husband Mike Tindall during the 2003 Rugby World Cup in Australia – won by England – was later spotted being given a congratulatory hug by William, 36. 

During the family day out, young Mia was hoisted aloft by her mother’s cousin Prince William to get a better view, and she she made a playful grab for his ears to steady herself on his shoulders. 

Princess Charlotte, three, was seen squealing with delight as she went for a spin on the dodgems under the watchful eye of the Duchess of Cambridge

Princess Charlotte, three, was seen squealing with delight as she went for a spin on the dodgems under the watchful eye of the Duchess of Cambridge

Proud mum Kate smiled as Charlotte zoomed around the colourful attraction, bumping into her fellow riders and shrieking with pleasure

Proud mum Kate smiled as Charlotte zoomed around the colourful attraction, bumping into her fellow riders and shrieking with pleasure

Wills appeared to wince as Mia clung on, perhaps fearing that he might end up like his father Prince Charles – who is often lampooned for his outsized lugs.

The Duke of Cambridge kept Mia safe by holding her ankles tightly as they followed the five-year-old’s mother Zara across parkland during the trials.  

Not to be outdone, Princess Charlotte, three, took the high road too, on the shoulders of her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, while Prince George found a perch on the generous shoulders of his uncle Mike Tindall.

Perhaps echoing Tindall’s swashbuckling days as an England rugby star, beaming George, five, raised a toy sword aloft as the family went along.

The two families, who enjoy a particularly close bond, all wrapped themselves up well to combat the chilly weather. 

Mia Tindall was hoisted aloft by her mum’s cousin Prince William (centre right), as she made a grab for his ears while Mia’s cousin Princess Charlotte, three, took the high road too, on the shoulders of her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge (left)

Mia Tindall was hoisted aloft by her mum’s cousin Prince William (centre right), as she made a grab for his ears while Mia’s cousin Princess Charlotte, three, took the high road too, on the shoulders of her mother, the Duchess of Cambridge (left)

Prince George was also involved in the family day out and found a perch on the generous shoulders of his uncle Mike Tindall, Zara’s husband

Prince George was also involved in the family day out and found a perch on the generous shoulders of his uncle Mike Tindall, Zara’s husband

The Cambridges and Tindalls joined up to watch Zara, a former silver medal Olympian, compete in the trials on Friday

The Cambridges and Tindalls joined up to watch Zara, a former silver medal Olympian, compete in the trials on Friday 

Charlotte wore a waterproof jacket, tartan skirt and black tights and her father opted for trainers, a flat cap and green anorak. 

The trials have become a popular family event, with a bouncy castle and circus workshops for children.

An onlooker said: ‘They were just like any other family, enjoying a day out and having a lovely time. There were no tantrums thrown by the kids and they all seemed very down to earth. A few people noticed them, but generally everyone just carried on as normal.’

The two families, who enjoy a particularly close bond, wrapped themselves up well to combat the chilly weather, though George dispensed with a coat in favour of a fleece jumper

The two families, who enjoy a particularly close bond, wrapped themselves up well to combat the chilly weather, though George dispensed with a coat in favour of a fleece jumper

The trials have become a popular family event, with a bouncy castle and circus workshops for children

The trials have become a popular family event, with a bouncy castle and circus workshops for children

An onlooker said: ‘They were just like any other family, enjoying a day out and having a lovely time. There were no tantrums thrown by the kids and they all seemed very down to earth. A few people noticed them, but generally everyone just carried on as normal’

An onlooker said: ‘They were just like any other family, enjoying a day out and having a lovely time. There were no tantrums thrown by the kids and they all seemed very down to earth. A few people noticed them, but generally everyone just carried on as normal’

The Cambridges and Tindalls joined up to watch Zara, a former silver medal Olympian, compete in the trials on Friday

The Cambridges and Tindalls joined up to watch Zara, a former silver medal Olympian, compete in the trials on Friday

Mike Tindall runs with Mia Tindall as mum Zara Tindall competes on day two of the Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market Horse Trials

Mike Tindall runs with Mia Tindall as mum Zara Tindall competes on day two of the Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market Horse Trials

Last year Zara, 37, fell from her horse but this time she finished a respectable third and fifth in her events as her relatives cheered her on

Last year Zara, 37, fell from her horse but this time she finished a respectable third and fifth in her events as her relatives cheered her on

Mia Tindall plays on the fairground as mum Zara Tindall competes on day two of the Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market Horse Trials

Mia Tindall plays on the fairground as mum Zara Tindall competes on day two of the Barefoot Retreats Burnham Market Horse Trials

Zara Tindall warms up for the showjumping in sleet and rain at the Burnham Horse Trials as her family watched from the sidelines

Zara Tindall warms up for the showjumping in sleet and rain at the Burnham Horse Trials as her family watched from the sidelines

Adventurous Mia Tindall rolls down the hill at the Burnham Horse Trials, Norfolk under the watchful eye of dad Mike Tindall

Adventurous Mia Tindall rolls down the hill at the Burnham Horse Trials, Norfolk under the watchful eye of dad Mike Tindall

 

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