Dinky retired to us after a magnificent 13 years serving in The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery (KTRHA), as a wheeler in D Sub-Section’s gun team.
KTRHA is Her Majesty The Queen’s mounted ceremonial saluting battery. It’s primary duty is the firing of royal gun salutes to mark occasions of state including royal births, birthdays and anniversaries, state openings of Parliament, state visits and state funerals.
Dinky took part in the below occasions:
HM The Queen’s Birthday Parades
Royal Salutes in Hyde Park and The Green Park
The Queen’s Life Guard
The Musical Drive of The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery at the Royal Windsor Horse Show and Royal Welsh Show
Extra-curricular activities including hunting, tent pegging and Pony Club Games
Dinky also has a claim to fame as he participated in the filming of the Downtown Abbey movie!