Princess Anne has spoken exclusively to Daybreak about the need to re-home horses who have been rescued from neglect and cruelty.
The Princess Royal said riders "could do an awful lot of good" by taking on rescued horses.
Her Royal Highness was speaking to Daybreak as World Horse Welfare launch their rehoming campaign.
Princess Anne attended a ceremony at Greenham Common in Berkshire to dedicate a new memorial to US servicemen killed during the Second World War.
Members of the re-enactment group Antarctic Adventurers may well have been wishing that Princess Anne had chosen a different day to visit.
As temperatures soared across the UK, the Princess Royal joined descendants of Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his team for a ceremony marking the centenary of their doomed expedition to the Antarctic, at the National Scott Memorial in Plymouth.