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The working stables Display Case Old Stables
The Household Cavalry Museum is a new museum dedicated to the work of the Household Cavalry regiments. you can see troopers working with horses in the original 18th century stables and view information on their rigorous and demanding training. There are unique collections of regimental silver, ceremonial uniforms, horse furniture, musical instruments and gallantry awards. The collections are special due to the close association between the Household Cavalry and Royalty spanning the last 350 years.
I personally believe that the Museum will be of more interest to the enthusiast than the casual visitor.

The Household Cavalry comprises The Lifeguards and The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st The Royal Dragoons). They are the oldest and most senior regiments in the British Army and are split between two different units equipped to perform two quite different roles.
Silver Kettledrum
The Household Cavalry Regiment has an operational role in armoured fighting vehicles which has seen them at the forefront of Britain's military operations including the Falklands (1982), the Gulf (1990), Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and again in the Gulf in 2003 winning 5 gallantry awards.

The second unit is the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment equipped with horses. It is their unique privilege to fulfil the requirement to carry out mounted and some dismounted ceremonial duties on State and Royal occasions which include the provision of a Sovereign's Escort, most commonly seen at the Queens Birthday Parade in June every year and also during state visits. Thus maintaining a world famous tradition for Royal Pagentry dating back to 1660.

The Household Cavalry Museum sits within Horse Guards in Whitehall central London a short walk from Charing Cross Station.
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Horse Guards Marching in Hyde Park On Guard