Location: City of Toronto N 43 45.170 W 079 28.090
At the entrance to the The LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury, off of Sheppard Avenue West. This area is highly restricted, and visiting is not recommended.
The Governor General's Horse Guards is an Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment. The Regiment is part of 32 Canadian Brigade Group, a Primary Reserve formation of the Canadian Army. They have a long history involving almost every conflict that Canada has been involved in.
Battle Honours of the Regiment
- NORTH-WEST CANADA, 1885
- World War I:
MOUNT SORREL - SOMME 1916 - FLERS - COURCELETTE - ANCRE HEIGHTS - ARRAS 1917-18 - VIMY 1917 - HILL 70 - YPRES 1914-15 - PASSHENDALE - AMIENS – SCARPE 1918 - VALENCIENNES SAMBRE - FRANCE AND FLANDERS 1915-18
- World War II:
LIRI VALLEY - MELFA CROSSING - GOTHIC LINE - LAMONE CROSSING - MISANO RIDGE - FOSSO MUNIO - ITALY 1944-45 - LISSELMEER - NORTH-WEST EUROPE 1945
'THE HORSE GUARD"
Represent all who have served, are serving, and will serve in
The Governor General's Horse Guards, its predecessors
and those Regiments it perpetuates.
It is the Individual soldiers of the Regiment - past, present and future - who,
through their valour, commitment to duty, and constant contribution,
build its proud and illustrious history, make it great.
"The Horse Guard" is a permanent reminder that every soldier,
regardless of rank, helps the Regiment achieve its greatness and assures
The Governor General's Horse Guards are always
"The Horse Guard" was created by the eminent Canadian sculptor
Brett Davis, ARBS, SSC.
The Governor General's Horse Guards
Colonel Peter W. Hunter, CD
on the occasion of his retirement
as Honourary Colonel of the Regiment
8 March 2005