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Horse Guards from around the world

October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/horse-guards-from-around-the-world-tickets-51140046255

Join us for another exciting Museum ‘late’ (drinks and all) as we take a fascinating look at Mounted Bodyguards from around the world- from our own Household Cavalry to France, Sweden and Denmark in Europe and on to the Indian sub-continent. With a special talk from the liaison officer between The Light Cavalry HAC and the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army.

18:00hrs: Doors open, drinks on arrival
18:30hrs: History of the Household Cavalry and an overview of the French, Swedish and Dutch mounted bodyguards from Alice Pearson
18:45hrs: Talk on the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army from special guest speaker Steve Lake
19:00hrs: Optional tours and access to the permanent collection
19:45hrs: Last orders
20:00hrs: Event ends

Steven Lake: ex-Household Cavalryman, current liaison officer between The Light Cavalry HAC and the Presidential Bodyguard Indian Army
Alice Pearson: Director of the Household Cavalry Museum

Guest speaker biography: Commissioned in the regular Army in 1990,   Steven Lake  started what was to become a marvellous early career full of life time experiences and worldwide excursions. Highlights included passing The Royal Marine Commando Course and being awarded an MBE when a Lieutenant.  Now working at Burberry Ltd. Steve finds time once again for his greatest and life time passion for all things equestrian. A keen polo player and a member of The Light Cavalry Mounted Troop, HAC, Steve has more recently volunteered to be the liaison officer with The Indian Presidential Body Guard and The Light Cavalry.


The Household Cavalry Museum
Horse Guards, Whitehall
London, SW1A 2AX United Kingdom
020 7930 3070