Kensal Rise: Household Cavalry school visit

EXCITED schoolchildren enjoyed a special visit from the Household Cavalry on Friday, writes. Four soldiers and three horses trotted over from their Knightsbridge barracks to visit Manor Primary Special School, in Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise. The pup

EXCITED schoolchildren enjoyed a special visit from the Household Cavalry on Friday, writes.

Four soldiers and three horses trotted over from their Knightsbridge barracks to visit Manor Primary Special School, in Chamberlayne Road, Kensal Rise.

The pupils, who have special educational needs, were beside themselves with excitemaent as they patted and fed the animals.

Jo Gilbert, headteacher, said: "It was so heart-warming to see how excited and overwhelmed the children were at seeing the horses close-up.


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"I really can't thank Major Twumasi-Ankrah and his men enough for making the visit so special and for giving us all a morning to remember."

And Major Twumasi-Ankrah, of the Household Calvary Mounted Regiment, was equally touched by the experience inviting the children to visit their barracks.

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