Queen heads out on a shoot with friends on the Sandringham estate

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The Queen wrapped up warm as she headed out on a shoot with some close friends on Friday.

The monarch was on the Sandringham estate, trussed up in a khaki cagoule with her hood up as she followed the action.

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Joined by a bevy of local friends, as well as her daughter Princess Anne and her husband Tim Laurence, the 92-year-old led the way, using a walking stick to negotiate the rough terrain.

Prince Philip, who was spotted in London yesterday, did not attend.

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Sir Jackie Stewart was also among the shooting party, well known for being a keen marksmen.

The 79-year-old was a prize-winning member of the Scottish clay pigeon shooting team before he became a racing driver and competed in the UK and abroad.

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It is no surprise to see the former F1 racing driver among the party today having firmly established himself in the royal fold from a young age.

He enlisted Princess Anne to write the foreword for his biography and his wife Helen, who is now battling dementia, is godmother to Zara Tindall, the Queen’s granddaughter.

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Her Majesty was also joined by several canine pals, sure to be a welcome addition for the monarch who lost the last of her beloved corgis last year.

The Queen herself did not appear to get to grips with a gun but appeared instead to offer encouragement from the sidelines. Earlier in the day, she enjoyed lunch with the shooting party.

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She also took the role as royal chauffeur getting behind the wheel of her Range Rover to transport her guests - though it is unclear whether or not she was wearing a seat belt.

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