From 2001 through 2004, as a member of Marcel Rozier's Team Marionnaud, Casiraghi participated in a number of Junior and Amateur class show jumping competitions.
She was trained successively by both of Rozier's sons, first Philippe and then Thierry Rozier.
Despite her nickname "Posh Spice," no one's as posh as the royals.
As such, a Prince William-Victoria Adams union would have sent shockwaves through the Establishment…and maybe broken down a few of those class barriers in the process.
Charlotte and her two brothers, Andrea and Pierre, were born in the Mediterranean Principality of Monaco, ruled by their maternal grandfather, Prince Rainier III.
When she was four years old, her father was killed in a boating accident.
The British Royalty have occasionally struggled with their public image.
Royal lineage: Younger daughter of the deposed King Constantine II of Greece and his wife Anne-Marie of Denmark.
In 1936, King Edward VIII abdicated the throne of England so he could marry Wallis Simpson, an American divorcee who the British Establishment disapproved of.
While the scandal was a black eye for the monarchy, the couple was married for 35 years until his death, proving love can transcend borders and thrones alike.
Editor-at-large, Above magazine Co-founder, Ever Manifesto Amateur show jumping Equestrian sports ambassador, Gucci Patron, Public Safety Division (Monaco) Honorary President, Jumping International de Monte-Carlo Charlotte Marie Pomeline Casiraghi (born 3 August 1986) is the second child of Caroline, Princess of Hanover, and Stefano Casiraghi, an Italian industrialist. Her maternal grandparents were Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, and American actress Grace Kelly.
She is named after her maternal great-grandmother, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois.