A general view of members of the British military during Trooping the Colour, this year marking the Queen's 90th birthday at The Mall on June 11, 2016 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle.

Trooping the Colour 2016

A general view of members of the British military during Trooping the Colour, this year marking the Queen's 90th birthday at The Mall on June 11, 2016 in London, England. The ceremony is Queen Elizabeth II's annual birthday parade and dates back to the time of Charles II in the 17th Century when the Colours of a regiment were used as a rallying point in battle.

"The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery is a British Army mounted, ceremonial unit that fires Royal Salutes on royal anniversaries and state occasions, and they provide a gun carriage and a team of black horses for state and military funerals.  When the Army mobilises, the unit provides heavy goods vehicle drivers who deliver ammunition to artillery units around the battlefield."

"The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery is a British Army mounted, ceremonial unit that fires Royal Salutes on royal anniversaries and state occasions, and they provide a gun carriage and a team of black horses for state and military funerals. When the Army mobilises, the unit provides heavy goods vehicle drivers who deliver ammunition to artillery units around the battlefield."

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a 41-Gun Royal Salute in Green Park

Gun salutes commemorate the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a 41-Gun Royal Salute in Green Park

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a ...

Gun salutes commemorate the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a ...

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark   the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Despite the display by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery Royal, the Queen doesn't celebrate her ascension.

Despite the display by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery Royal, the Queen doesn't celebrate her ascension.

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark   the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Members of the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery manoeuvre a gun carriage into position for the 41-gun salute in London's Green Park.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Members of the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery manoeuvre a gun carriage into position for the 41-gun salute in London's Green Park.


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Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a ...

Gun salutes commemorate the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee

Elsewhere in the city members of the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery arrive to stage a ...

You're an early riser, then you might be lucky to meet King's Troop Royal #Horse Artillery in Hyde Park #london during #spring - at 5min' walk from #ChevalPhoenix Apartments

You're an early riser, then you might be lucky to meet King's Troop Royal #Horse Artillery in Hyde Park #london during #spring - at 5min' walk from #ChevalPhoenix Apartments

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery stand guard.

"The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery is a British Army mounted, ceremonial unit that fires Royal Salutes on royal anniversaries and state occasions, and they provide a gun carriage and a team of black horses for state and military funerals.  When the Army mobilises, the unit provides heavy goods vehicle drivers who deliver ammunition to artillery units around the battlefield."

"The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery is a British Army mounted, ceremonial unit that fires Royal Salutes on royal anniversaries and state occasions, and they provide a gun carriage and a team of black horses for state and military funerals. When the Army mobilises, the unit provides heavy goods vehicle drivers who deliver ammunition to artillery units around the battlefield."

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark   the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery arrive to fire a 41-gun salute in Green Park.  Picture: DAN KITWOOD/GETTY IMAGES

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery arrive to fire a 41-gun salute in Green Park. Picture: DAN KITWOOD/GETTY IMAGES

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark   the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Coronation anniversary gun salutes

Official gun salutes were held across the country Monday June 3 2013 to mark the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Gunner Christie Farren gives Stumpy the horse a big kiss. King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery took over from the Household Cavalry to provide the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards

Gunner Christie Farren gives Stumpy the horse a big kiss. King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery took over from the Household Cavalry to provide the Queen's Life Guard at Horse Guards

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