Queen Elizabeth indulged her love of horse racing with a visit to the stables of trainer Paul Nicholls.
As the Syrian Civil War comes to an end, the chance for the country's equine population to recover has come.
The couple's trip focuses on initiatives to promote girl's education, women's empowerment, and bringing disabled people into the mainstream.
The ancient species has narrowly avoided extinction thanks to breeding programmes at zoos worldwide and is now gradually being re-introduced to a wildlife reserve in its original homeland.
Around 70 horses were found dead, while those which were alive were in critical condition.
Eric See-To digs up issues of rearing horses and alleged beer drinking by certain opposition leaders to say it is they who are not in tune with the people’s hardship, not the PM.
Whether their value is real or fantasy, the steep price for a buzkashi horse translates into respect for the owner because it symbolises wealth and power.
But after investigations, it turns out he meant 'kuda' and not 'ular' were to be blamed.