In the First World War, the cavalry could no longer deliver the decisive charges it had performed in the past. But it continued to carry out a variety of useful roles that contributed to British success.
This cavalry unit was raised in 1858, but inherited the traditions of an earlier regiment. It served until 1922, when it merged with the 13th Hussars to form the 13th/18th Royal Hussars (Queen Mary's Own).
This cavalry regiment was raised as an East India Company unit in 1858. It soon transferred to British Army service and existed until 1922, when it was merged into the 15th/19th The King's Royal Hussars.
Sir Alfred Munnings was one of Britain's most celebrated equine artists. This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.