Watch: The moment Prince Harry almost gets bitten by Shetland Pony

PRINCE Harry was greeted at Edinburgh Castle by a special visitor this morning.

The royal and wife-to-be Meghan Markle are embarking on their first official visit of Scotland today.

Prince Harry came face to face with Shetland Pony Cruachan outside the castle, and was almost bitten after getting too close to the animal.

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Corporal Cruachan 4th rose to fame last year after eating the Queen’s flowers during a royal engagement.

Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle meet the mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, Shetland pony Cruachan during a walkabout on the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle / AFP PHOTO / Andy Buchanan /AFP/Getty Images
Prince Harry and his fiancée, Meghan Markle meet the mascot of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, Shetland pony Cruachan during a walkabout on the Esplanade at Edinburgh Castle / AFP PHOTO / Andy Buchanan /AFP/Getty Images