Royal Cavalry Concludes Participation in Windsor Horse Show

London, The Royal Cavalry’s music department

and sections of traditional horse sports and equestrian skills concluded

their participation at the Royal Windsor Horse Show, which was held in

London, under the auspices of Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain and

North Ireland, and Head of the Commonwealth,

The Show, which marks 200th anniversary of the birth of Queen

Victoria, ran from 9th to 12th May 2019.

Windsor Horse Show included 12 displays, namely the Pony Club

and Shetland Pony Grand National, Music Hall- Part Tow, the

Hungarian Csikos, the Kelaghayi and the Karabakh Horses of

Azerbaijan, the Balmoral Quadrille and the Dubai Mounted Police

Activity Ride, as well as the Musical Pipe Band, the Gilbert and

Sullivan, the Charge of the Light Brigade: The Household Cavalry

Mounted Ride, the Household Cavalry Musical Ride and the Royal

Cavalry of Oman and Mounted Band, besides Dickensian London and

the King’s Toop Royal Horse Artillery Musical Drive.

400 horses displayed in the Show together with 30 coaches and

500 people of riders, musicians, artists and dancers.

The Royal Cavalry performed daily displays from 9th to 12th May

2019 at evenings and performed two displays at afternoon. Its displays

were admired by spectators who interacted joyfully with the riders.

The final display by the Royal Cavalry started by entering two music

coaches from the first gate and moved around the arena. The Royal

Cavalry’s mounted band played music piece of Bashaer Alkhair. Then

the second dismounted band entered the arena from the second gate

and played Lisqra pierce in the middle of the arena in front of the Royal

Box. After that, riders of equestrian skills entered the arena from the

third gate and moved around the arena followed by riders of traditional

horse sports. Then, musicians played Nakhal Fort pierce and riders

displayed Tohoreeb and horse lying down shows accompanied by

music of Falaj Daris and then riders saluted Queen Elizabeth II.

Source: Oman News Agency