Marie Antoinette Bridal Shoot

We are very privileged to have been invited to take part in Ellis’s (Aisle Hire It) Marie Antoinette Bridal photo-shoot recently.  The images testify to the creative and artistic brilliance of this lady, as it was a stunning set-up.  Bride Magazine thought so as well and wrote up an excellent piece on the shoot where Ellis talks in detail about the theme, colours and how it was all achieved.  We’ve put some sneak peaks of the pictures below, but recommend that you pop over to Aisle Hire It‘s page for more details and for a full list of all the contributors.

PS.  In case you didn’t recognise him, it’s our beloved Asgard in the pictures, with his model for the day, sporting one of our distinguished military uniforms.

The Herefordshire Wedding Awards – We Won!

Herefordshire Wedding Awards 2015 Winner LogoWe are so delighted to have won Best Newcomer at The Herefordshire Wedding Awards at the end of September.  Grateful doesn’t even begin to describe how thankful we are to everyone who voted for us; it was a complete surprise and an honour.  Thank you.

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The evening was full of surprises and fun at the Fair, with a big thank you going to Wendy Head who worked so hard to put on such a fantastic evening.

Unfortunately Marc wasn’t able to join us for the evening as he was working, so Rob very kindly stepped in to help and played the part of Circus Master very well.  Jess also kindly helped us by looking after Asgard for the evening while we were taking part in the awards.

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Asgard enjoyed his time, as always,and was as good as gold.  He was even enchanted by the wonderful fire juggler, wanting to get as close as he could to the action.

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Finally a big thank you again, to everyone who voted for us.  You’ve made our year!

Thank you to Cat Beardsley for the wonderful photographs.

Hay History Weekend and The Battle of Agincourt

English Knight Marc Lovatt on Horseback Guinness St George

Photo Credit: Lesley Moore

French Knight leading procession outside Hay Castle

French Knight on Asgard

What an amazing weekend; wonderfully organised and superbly entertaining!  The entire team had so much fun celebrating the 600 year anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt and the horses marvelled in all the attention!

There were horse and carriage rides around town in the morning alongside medieval tours by Hay History Group, a fantastic turn out by The Freemen of Gwent, as well as calligraphy and workshops to decorate swords and shields.

Photo Credit: Lesley Moore

Photo Credit: Lesley Moore

Photo Credit: Lesley Moore

Photo Credit: Lesley Moore

In the afternoon our Knights turned up to sword fight in and around the castle, followed by performances from the Morris Dancers and The Village Quire.  Culminating in a superb performance by the Hay Theatre Company of Shakespeare’s Henry V with the audience processing through town as either the English or the French ready to fight their final battle in front of the castle.

We met many a princess and brave knight willing to fight on the day and all of this in the fantastic grounds of Hay Castle.

In the evening Professor Anne Curry gave an illustrated talk on the Battle of Agincourt to an engaged audience.

At the end of it all Guinness, Asgard, Harry and Apollo all took a well-deserved roll in the fields before dinner and a good night’s sleep.

If you would like more information about booking Knights on Horseback to provide entertainment at your event then please take a look at our website or Contact Us.

Latest Photoshoot – Gemma Williams Photography

We were delighted and very privileged to be asked to work with Gemma Williams   (www.gemmawilliamsphotography.co.uk) on her most recent photoshoot.

Curioso Maximus White Andalusian Horse wedding photoshoot

Curisoso Maximus looked as beautiful as ever and took his best friend Asgard along with him to enjoy the scenery.

Jen (www.jennifersdressingtable.co.uk) worked her magic on the model’s hair and make-up, and the custom made dress and lovely flowers (www.thegreatbritishflorist.co.uk) looked marvellous.

The whole shoot told a story and was brilliantly captured by Gemma.  A wonderful day and some stunning images:

All our horses are available to hire for photoshoots, as well as being excellent horseback riding teachers.  Take a look at our website for more information.

Medieval Knights and Ladies on Horseback available to hire from The Cavalry of Heroes

Medieval Knights and Ladies on Horseback available to hire – for Weddings, Events, Advertising, Publicity, Re-enactments, Theatre performances and Corporate Events.

Medieval Knight and lady on horseback for entertainment and theatre

Welcome, if you’ve just arrived from Facebook then you have reached our blog site where we keep everyone updated with the latest news from The Cavalry of Heroes.  Feel free to continue reading or head over to our main site for more details about hiring Knights and Ladies on horseback.

Just another day at the office!  Both Marc and I are  always so happy the minute that we get to perform, whether it be raising money at a charity event or being the meet and greet at a wedding.   So we started The Cavalry of Heroes, to provide a source of fun entertainment on horseback across the Three Counties and Wales.

We have recently been booked for a Pirate Charity Event, as well as an All The Fun of the Fayre Circus Style Advertising Campaign promoting tickets to an upcoming Awards Show and a History Re-enactment of the Battle of Agincourt.    Photos of all these to follow shortly as well as the variety of costumes that we have for both our riders and horses.

Requests for additional costumes and appearances can be accommodated and prices start from just £60 per day plus travel.  Contact us to book or for more information or see our main page.