Home    History index

Boot and Saddle

by JG Gilberd

JG Gilberd on Upright

Captain J. Gilberd RNZA on "Upright"
Hyde Park, London
Coronation Parade
2 June 1953

'Boot and Saddle' was a trumpet call.
When sounded the horse soldiers were to be booted and spurred, their mounts saddled up and ready to move off in mounted order.

See also Terminology

Return to top

Home    History index