Her Majesty’s cavalry – ITV

A behind-the-scenes look at the Household Cavalry's Knightsbridge barracks to see the stables in which hundreds of soldiers and horses live side by side

A behind-the-scenes look at the Household Cavalry’s Knightsbridge barracks to see the stables in which hundreds of soldiers and horses live side by side

This six-part series boasts unprecedented access to one 
of the British Army’s most prestigious units 350 years after it was founded.

From the new recruits to the most decorated officers, we see what life is like for the Household Cavalry and follow the progress of the first-ever female trooper.

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This week, we’re at Knightsbridge Barracks, where preparations for the Queen’s annual birthday parade are under way.

Her Majesty's Cavalry - ITV

Lance Corporal Of The Horse Raf Dolor

We’re also introduced to new troopers who have never been near a horse before, while, on the other side of the Cavalry, state- of-the-art armoured vehicles look to change the face of modern warfare.

TV Times rating: ****