A horse being ridden by a member of the Family Cavalry spooked Saturday morning because it was trotting within the coronation procession from Westminster Abbey again to Buckingham Palace.
The horse, which was simply seconds behind the Gold State Coach carrying King Charles III and Queen Camilla, instantly started careening backward alongside the route, crashing right into a barrier the place members of the general public have been having fun with the celebration.
Officers standing in entrance of the steel obstacles needed to scuttle out of the way in which to keep away from being trampled by the horse.
The rider shortly gained management of the animal after the incident and it didn’t seem anybody was significantly damage.
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A stretcher was introduced out however wasn’t used – though one guard was helped to her toes and gave the impression to be limping after the incident, Wales On-line reported.
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The king and queen have been topped on the abbey Saturday morning. Capability crowds who had lined the route Charles took from the palace to the church – the place solely 2,000 friends have been invited to witness the solemn spiritual ceremony – remained to look at the newly topped monarch on his means again within the afternoon.
The slight flap didn’t upset the day although. After the king and queen returned to the palace they appeared on the balcony with different members of the royal household to wave to the crowds and watch a navy flyover.
Charles grew to become king in September when his mom Queen Elizabeth II died at 96 years outdated.
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