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The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment parades in Hyde Park in London, Thursday, March 20, 2014. The regiment was undergoing their annual inspection to validate their ability to conduct state ceremonial duties for the year. 160 horses were paraded accompanied by the mounted Band of the Life Guards and Band of the Blues and Royals.

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The Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment parades in Hyde Park in London. The regiment was undergoing their annual inspection to validate their ability to conduct state ceremonial duties for the year. One-hundred and sixty horses were paraded accompanied by the mounted Band of the Life Guards and Band of the Blues and Royals.

Horse mounted policemen patrol oyster cultures to protect them from thieves on December 10, 2013 in G fosse-Fontenay, northwestern France.

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Horse-mounted policemen patrol oyster cultures to protect them from thieves on in Géfosse-Fontenay, France