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TROOPING THE COLORS
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Today over 1400 parading soldiers, 200 horses and 400 musicians came together for ‪#‎TroopingtheColour‬ in a great display of military precision, horsemanship and fanfare to mark The Queen's official birthday.

The streets were lined with crowds waving flags as the parade moved from Buckingham Palace and down The Mall to Horse Guard's Parade, alongside Members of the Royal Family on horseback and in carriages.

Trooping the Colour is a military ceremony and dates back to at least the early 18th century. The colours (flags) of the battalion are carried (or trooped) down the ranks. This year The Queen’s Colour of the Number 7 Company Coldstream Guards was trooped;

Écrit par Sophie.

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