Rebecca Halliwell-Coutts – Ambassador

We are proud to introduce British Army veteran, Business Analyst and UK’s National Ms Finalist, Rebecca Halliwell-Coutts, to the ranks of our War Horse Memorial Ambassadors. Rebecca started riding at the age of just four years old. She tells us: “I still clearly remember the day my father put me on a Shetland for a […]

Ambassador Cliff O’Farrell

An explosion in Afghanistan ten years ago ended his career with the Household Cavalry and threatened his life. But despite five years in recovery, gruelling physiotherapy and tough times, Cliff O’Farrell says with a loving wife and son he has plenty to be thankful for and is determined to help other former soldiers struggling to […]

Hero Horse No 19 – Oscar

The dedicated team at The Horse Trust have nominated gentle giant Oscar, who sadly died earlier this month, to our hall of fame. Oscar arrived at The Horse Trust in December 2019 after an impressive 13 years’ service as an officer’s charger for the Household Division. Oscar, a striking 17.2hh Irish Sport Horse, was described […]

We award our first Household Cavalry Foundation Bursary

Cliff O’Farrell has become the first recipient of a special bursary from War Horse Memorial, set up thanks to the generous support of you our volunteers and friends. An explosion in Afghanistan ten years ago ended his career with the Household Cavalry and threatened his life. But despite five years in recovery, gruelling physiotherapy and […]

The Household Division Scarlet and Gold

The annual showcase winter concert for the world-renowned bands of the Household Division, ‘Scarlet & Gold,’ was held at the Cadogan Hall, London, and War Horse Memorial was lucky enough to get an invitation… While the title evokes the ceremonial splendour and sparkle of the Guards’ uniforms and instruments, the programme of music guaranteed something […]

Trooping the Colour

Trooping the Colour. Colonel’s Review Saturday, June 1st, 2019. Once again War Horse Memorial was invited to the annual dress rehearsal for Trooping the Colour by The Household Cavalry Foundation, one of our chosen charities. The Colour being trooped was presented to 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards by Her Majesty The Queen in 2010. The origin […]

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