Queen Elizabeth II: ‘Gentle giant’ horse Apollo taking part in Her Majesty's funeral procession



Queen Elizabeth II: ‘Gentle giant’ horse Apollo taking part in Queen’s funeral procession | A horse known as a “gentle giant” is to take part in the funeral procession of the Queen. Apollo the Drum Horse will be ridden by Lance Corporal Chris Diggle from the Band of the Household Cavalry. The nine-year-old horse stands at over 17 hands (1.73 metres) tall and weighs in at nearly 800 kilograms. He is described as a “big friendly giant” who “loves attention”. Lance Corporal Diggle, from Yorkshire, will ride Apollo with reins attached to his feet as his hands will be holding solid silver drums.
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