Zara Anne Elizabeth Tindall MBE is a British equestrian, an Olympian, and the daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and Captain Mark Phillips. She is the eldest granddaughter of her mother’s parents Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Zara was born on 15 May 1981 in London. She has an elder brother and two younger half-sisters. Phillips attended Beaudesert Park School in Stroud, Gloucestershire, and Port Regis School in Shaftesbury, Dorset. She also attended Gordonstoun School in Moray, Scotland. She later studied at the University of Exeter and qualified as a physiotherapist.
immediately after her schooling, she pursued her equestrian career. Tindall won the Eventing World Championship in Aachen in 2006. That same year, she was voted 2006 BBC Sports Personality of the Year by the public. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2007 New Year Honours for her services to equestrianism.
In 2012, she carried an Olympic flame at Cheltenham Racecourse on her horse Toytown. As a member of the Great Britain Eventing Team, she won a silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics, presented to her by her mother. She married rugby union player Mike Tindall in 2011.
Zara Tindall Parents
Zara Tindall is the second child and only daughter of Anne, Princess Royal, and Mark Phillips.
Her father was an award-winning horse rider. her mother is the second child and only daughter of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles.