Trooping the Colour rehearsals: Prince William takes salute and oversees final preparations ahead of Queen's birthday celebrations

He was greeted by a salute before carrying out the inspection on horseback of the troops in their ceremonial uniform of red tunics and bearskin hats.

5/29/2022 12:40:00 AM

The Duke of Cambridge was seen at a run-through of Trooping the Colour, the Queen's birthday parade. This year, the prince will ride on the parade as a colonel of the Irish Guards. Read more here:

He was greeted by a salute before carrying out the inspection on horseback of the troops in their ceremonial uniform of red tunics and bearskin hats.

QueenElizabeth's birthday, known as Trooping the Colour.The military ceremony has been a tradition since the 17th century and is performed by regiments of the British Army.AdvertisementThe Duke of Cambridge stepping in for the Queen to kick-start the celebrations next week

Image:Final rehearsal for Trooping the Colour at the Horse Guards ParadeThe parade took place from Buckingham Palace, along The Mall, to the Horse Guards Parade and back this morning at 10am.Image:The Duke of Cambridge, Colonel of the Irish GuardsImage:

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einstein_evans Why are there people tweeting his horse was drugged? His horse looks fine to me. Are they trying to imply he can’t handle a horse? I find that very hard to believe Just how much is this costing He was born for that position Lest we forget he is also Royal Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter

A colonel, didn't he do well. Thank goodness it isn't who you know but your valour and leadership on the field that counts. Grand and majestic for PlatinumJubilee, not mad at that 👍 He looks uncomfortable on that horse 🐎 Could not be less interested even if he rode as lady Godiva He couldn’t Point to Ireland on a map,

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Prince practises Trooping the Colour and stepping in for the QueenPrince William was up early this morning in London to rehearse the Queen's annual birthday parade, Trooping the Colour. Is he going to wave his rainbow flag? Future king vibes right there!🥰🥰 Heartbreaking to read his poor horse😢🐎 looked ill - ?doped - disgraceful PrinceWilliam 👎👎👎

Dress up for grown men. Sad bastards. Hotness overload 🔥🔥🔥 Get the Brits out Is that the remnants of a perfectly innocent bear on his head. For shame.

Prince practises Trooping the Colour and stepping in for the QueenPrince William was up early this morning in London to rehearse the Queen's annual birthday parade, Trooping the Colour. where do all the guards, and horses go after these events ? and what do they do then ? there are hundreds of them

Prince practises Trooping the Colour and stepping in for the QueenPrince William was up early this morning in London to rehearse the Queen's annual birthday parade, Trooping the Colour.

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Prince practises Trooping the Colour and stepping in for the QueenPrince William was up early this morning in London to rehearse the Queen's annual birthday parade, Trooping the Colour.

Prince practises Trooping the Colour and stepping in for the QueenPrince William was up early this morning in London to rehearse the Queen's annual birthday parade, Trooping the Colour. where do all the guards, and horses go after these events ? and what do they do then ? there are hundreds of them