Meet Oxford! At 17.3 hands, he is one of the tallest horses in the regiment.
While the other horses are away to grass, the rest of them will still be working hard throughout the Christmas period.
The Household Cavalry mount guard at Horse Guards 365 days of the year, even on Christmas Day! So spare a thought for the soldiers and horses while you are enjoying the festive season.
The museum is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day reopening on the 27th December!
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