Prince Philip spotted with Queen Elizabeth for first time since hip surgery

Looking good!

Prince Philip was spotted out and in good spirits on Friday in Windsor, England. The 96-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth attended the Royal Windsor Horse Show and was photographed driving his wife to the event and speaking to her from inside the car.

This marks the first time he’s been seen in public since his hip surgery in early April.

Queen Elizabeth had a great morning, with her horse winning in the class she watched. She went casual for the event, wearing a floral head scarf, shades, a navy jacket and a grey skirt. See the photos in the gallery below:

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Prince Philip seen for the first time after his surgery
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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II, Penny, Countess Mountbatten of Burma and Prince Philip, Duke of Endinburgh attend the third day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. The Royal Windsor Horse Show is hosted in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is attended by members of the Royal family including the Queen. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II talking to the Duke of Edinburgh during the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II talks to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in his car at the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II talking to the Duke of Edinburgh during the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Prince Philip, Duke of Endinburgh sits in his car at the third day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. The Royal Windsor Horse Show is hosted in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is attended by members of the Royal family including the Queen. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II attends the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Prince Philip, Duke of Endinburgh through the car window on the third day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. The Royal Windsor Horse Show is hosted in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is attended by members of the Royal family including the Queen. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II speaks to Prince Philip, Duke of Endinburgh through the car window at the third day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. The Royal Windsor Horse Show is hosted in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is attended by members of the Royal family including the Queen. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II attends the third day of the Royal Windsor Horse Show on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. The Royal Windsor Horse Show is hosted in the private grounds of Windsor Castle and is attended by members of the Royal family including the Queen. (Photo by Samir Hussein/WireImage)
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II talks to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in his car at the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II during day three of the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II after talking to the Duke of Edinburgh (in car) during day three of the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Windsor Castle, Berkshire. (Photo by Steve Parsons/PA Images via Getty Images)
Britain's Queen Elizabeth speaks to Prince Philip at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, in Windsor, May 11, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls
WINDSOR, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Queen Elizabeth II and Lady Penny Romsey attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show at Home Park on May 11, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images)
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Philip returned from the hospital in mid-April and at the time, Buckingham Palace released a statement saying he was “progressing satisfactorily at this early stage.”

Prince Philip retired from public life last fall, delegating his charities and organizations to his children and grandchildren. Following his surgery, many were concerned he may not be able to make it to his grandson Prince Harry’s royal wedding to Meghan Markle on May 19, but this recent appearance seems to be an encouraging sign that he will be there.

Katie Nicholl, the author of Harry: Life, Loss, and Love, previously told ET that Prince Philip’s attendance at the nuptials was very important to Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36.

“One of the reasons that Prince Harry has wanted this wedding to happen quite quickly -- this is really whirlwind by royal standards -- is because his 96-year-old grandfather, the Duke of Edinburgh, is retired now and Prince Harry really wants him to be at his wedding,” Nicholl said. “He's incredibly close to his grandfather and, being 96, Harry thought it was it was a great thing to [have] the wedding sooner rather than later, so his grandfather could be there, fit and healthy.”

See photos from Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip's wedding:

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Queen Elizabeth's wedding to Prince Philip
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Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II with her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, after their marriage, 1947. (Photo by © Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Princess Elizabeth marries Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten in Westminster Abbey, 20th November 1947. The bride's father, King George VI, is on the left and Geoffrey Fisher, the Archbishop of Canterbury is presiding. (Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) marries the Duke of Edinburgh 20 November 1947 The wedding day picture of the happy couple Royal Wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Philip Mountbatten on 20th November 1947.
Princess Elizabeth and her husband Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh at Buckinham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey, 1947. (Photo by � Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
(Original Caption) London: Man And Wife. Eyes shining as she walks up the aisle of Westminster Abbey with her handsome, blond Prince, princess Elizabeth radiates happiness, moments after her marriage to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Her jeweled wedding gown and the beautiful bride bouquet of orchids can be seen in fine detail in this, the first unposed portrait of the married pair.
Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Elizabeth marries Prince Philip 20 November 1947 Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey with her father King George VI Royal Wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Philip Mountbatten on 20th November 1947. (Photo by NCJ Archive/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 1947: Princess Elizabeth & Prince Philip (front row center) posing with other family members as well as members of European nobility after their wedding. (Photo by British Combine/British Combine/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Florist Martin Longman, of Fenchurch Street, who has been appointed to make Princess Elizabeth's bouquet for her wedding to Prince Philip, at work with his assistants Mary Nelson and Constance Fears, 5th November 1947. He is keeping the design a secret until the day of the wedding. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone/Getty Images)
14th November 1947: The official wedding cake for HRH Princess Elizabeth's wedding. It is intricately decorated with armorial bearings of the Princess and Lieutenant Mountbatten and depicts scenes from their lives on the bottom two tiers. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
14th November 1947: Mr Schur, chief confectioner at McVitie and Price, putting the final touches to the wedding cake of Princess Elizabeth and The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The cake has four tiers and is nine feet high. (Photo by J. A. Hampton/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Photograph of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day. Dated 20th Century. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
Photograph of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day. Dated 20th Century. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
Photograph of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on their wedding day. Dated 20th Century. (Photo by Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images)
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth, and The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace after their wedding. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth leaving Westminster Abbey, after her wedding to The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Buckingham Palace, London, after their wedding ceremony at Westminster Abbey. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
20th November 1947: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh on the balcony of Buckingham Palace, London, waving to the crowd shortly after their wedding at Westminster Abbey. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 20: November 20, 1947: Princess ELIZABETH and the Duke of Edinburgh after the wedding ceremony. (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 20: Wedding Of Princess Elizabeth And Duke Of Edinburgh. On November 20Th, 1947 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 20: Wedding Of Princess Elizabeth And Duke Of Edinburgh. The Royal Family At The Balcony Of Bucking (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Elizabeth marries Prince Philip 20 November 1947 Elizabeth arrives at Westminster Abbey with her father King George VI Royal Wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Philip Mountbatten on 20th November 1947. (Photo by NCJ Archive/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
Princess Margaret Wedding 6th May 1960. The Royal Family and bridal group wave goodbye as the bridal couple leave Buckingham Palace to board the Royal Yacht Britannia at Tower Pier for their honeymoon (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)
20th November 1947: The royal group on the balcony of Buckingham Palace after returning from the wedding ceremony between Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh at Westminster Abbey. (left to right) Princess Margaret (1930 - 2002), Margaret Elphinstone, Diana Bowes-Lyon, Lady Caroline Montague Douglas-Scott, Lady Elizabeth Lambert, the Marquis of Milford-Haven, Prince William, the bride and groom, Lady Mary Cambridge and Lady Pamela Mountbatten. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
Princess Elizabeth and Lt Philip Mountbatten with close relatives and bridesmaids in the Throne Room at Buckingham Palace immediately ater the wedding ceremony. In the front row are (L-R) Queen Mary (the King's Mother) Princess Andrew of Greece (Duke of Edinburgh's mother) the late Prince William of Gloucester with the fellow pageboy Prince Micheal of Kent , King George VI and the Queen Mother. Back row; The bridesmaids are left to right: The Hon. Margaret Elphinstone, The Hon. Pamela Mountbatten, Lady Mary Cambridge, HRH Princess Alexandra of Kent, HRH The Princess Margaret, Lady Caroline Montagu-Douglas-Scott, Lady Elizabeth Lambart and The Hon. Diana Bowes-Lyon. (Photo by PA Images via Getty Images)
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