The royal warned that PC culture is preventing kids from learning the vital “skills” necessary to assess risks and make decisions themselves. She said: “If you don’t allow children to assess their own risk-taking abilities, they never really learn. “So they then go off and do things, which inherently they’re not good enough to do, but somebody has said health and safety says this is OK, and they have got no way of judging on their own whether or not they’ve got the skills to do it.”
A famously sporty individual, the royal won a haul of European gold and silver medals through her equestrian career.
Continuing she said: “One of the things that all sports have to come to terms with is the risk element.