Cavalry regiments of the British Army

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There are 13 Cavalry Regiments of the British Army each with its own unique cap badge, regimental traditions, and history.wikipedia
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Yeomanry

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There are also four yeomanry regiments of the Army Reserve, of these, 3 serve as light cavalry and 1 as an armoured regiment.
Yeomanry is a designation used by a number of units or sub-units of the British Army Reserve, descended from volunteer cavalry regiments.

Royal Armoured Corps

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All except the Household Cavalry are part of the British Army's Royal Armoured Corps.
It was created as a loose association of armoured regiments, both the Royal Tank Regiment and those converted from old horse cavalry regiments.

1st Regiment of Life Guards

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The various troops of Horse Guards and Horse Grenadier Guards were regimented in 1788, forming the 1st Regiment of Life Guards and 2nd Regiment of Life Guards; together with the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards they formed the Household Cavalry.
The 1st Regiment of Life Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

2nd Regiment of Life Guards

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The various troops of Horse Guards and Horse Grenadier Guards were regimented in 1788, forming the 1st Regiment of Life Guards and 2nd Regiment of Life Guards; together with the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards they formed the Household Cavalry.
The 2nd Regiment of Life Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

Cavalry Reserve Regiments (United Kingdom)

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All of the yeomanry units raised second- and third-line regiments from new recruits, and on the outbreak of war some seventeen Cavalry Reserve Regiments were formed.
These were affiliated with one or more active cavalry regiments, their purpose being to train replacement drafts for the active regiments.

Royal Horse Guards

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The various troops of Horse Guards and Horse Grenadier Guards were regimented in 1788, forming the 1st Regiment of Life Guards and 2nd Regiment of Life Guards; together with the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards they formed the Household Cavalry. At this point, the small standing forces included the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Troops of Horse Guards and the Royal Regiment of Horse; some of these had been raised in exile and some as part of the New Model Army.
The Royal Regiment of Horse Guards (The Blues) (RHG) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

Blues and Royals

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The Blues and Royals (Royal Horse Guards and 1st Dragoons) (RHG/D) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army, part of the Household Cavalry.

1st King's Dragoon Guards

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The 1st King's Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army.

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards

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1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards(The Welsh Cavalry)
The 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards (QDG) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)

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The 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

3rd Dragoon Guards

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The 3rd (Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as the Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Horse.

3rd Carabiniers

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The 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards)

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The Carabiniers (6th Dragoon Guards) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

Royal Scots Greys

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The remaining two regular cavalry regiments were based in Palestine, and following the outbreak of war retained their horses until 1940 (the Royal Dragoons) and 1941 (the Royal Scots Greys).
The Royal Scots Greys was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1707 until 1971, when they amalgamated with the 3rd Carabiniers (Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards) to form The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers and Greys).

4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards

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The 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as the Earl of Arran's Regiment of Cuirassiers. It was renamed as the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards in 1788 and service for two centuries, including the First World War, before being amalgamated with 7th Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal's), to form the 4th/7th Dragoon Guards in 1922.

4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards

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The 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed in 1922.

Royal Dragoon Guards

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The Royal Dragoon Guards (RDG) is a cavalry regiment of the British Army.

7th Dragoon Guards

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The 7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1688 as Lord Cavendish's Regiment of Horse. It was renamed as the 7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards for Princess Charlotte in 1788.

5th Dragoon Guards

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The 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1685 as the Duke of Shrewsbury's Regiment of Horse. It was renamed as the 5th Regiment of Dragoon Guards in 1788 and as the 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment of Dragoon Guards in 1804.

5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards

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The 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards was a cavalry regiment of the British Army formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) and the 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons.

6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons

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The 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first raised in 1689 as Sir Albert Cunningham's Regiment of Dragoons. One of the regiment's most notable battles was the Battle of the Boyne in July 1690.

3rd The King's Own Hussars

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The 3rd (The King's Own) Hussars was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1685.

Queen's Own Hussars

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The Queen's Own Hussars, normally referred to by the abbreviation QOH, was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, formed from the amalgamation of the 3rd The King's Own Hussars and the 7th Queen's Own Hussars at Candahar Barracks, Tidworth in 1958.

7th Queen's Own Hussars

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The 7th Queen's Own Hussars was a cavalry regiment in the British Army, first formed in 1689.

Queen's Royal Hussars

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The Queen's Royal Hussars (The Queen's Own and Royal Irish) (QRH) is the senior United Kingdom armoured regiment.