Article Text

Military Animals
Hard work pays off at Royal wedding

Statistics from

‘REMARKABLY smoothly’ was how Major Ann O'Flynn of the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, the vet with responsibility for the wellbeing of the 184 Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment (HCMR) horses that were on parade during the Royal wedding on April 29, described how the day went.

Planning for the Cavalry's role in the day had begun as soon as the wedding was announced last November. As usual, the horses returned to London from their winter grazing on February 14, with just nine weeks to prepare …

View Full Text

Request permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.