Long live the Queen🇬🇧🇨🇦Today is Her Majesty The Queen’s Official Birthday! The Queen’s actual birthday is 21 April but is officially celebrated in June with #TroopingtheColour, which has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years. Find out why: bit.ly/1MxqXXp
Over 1,400 parading soldiers, almost 300 horses and 400 musicians from The Household Division and The Household Calvary took part in Trooping the Colour.
It is the 69th time The Queen has attended #TroopingtheColour - a great display of military precision, horsemanship and fanfare to mark her official birthday #QBP2019
Her Majesty was joined by Royal Colonels of the Regiments, The Prince of Wales, The Duke of Cambridge, The Duke of York, The Princess Royal and The Duke of Kent.
The Duchess of Cornwall, The Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Princess Beatrice, Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank, The Duke of Kent, The Earl and Countess of Wessex and their children, were also in attendance at #TroopingtheColour.
The Colour of the 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards was trooped at the parade. The colours (flags) of the battalion are carried (or 'trooped') down the ranks.
#TroopingTheColour originally ensured that soldiers recognised their battalion’s colour during battle. ... See MoreSee Less