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The Museum is supported by hard-working volunteers who assist in a variety of ways and whose help is very much appreciated. All deployed elements of the regiment took part in the advance on Iraq's second largest city, Basra. This statue makes a great gift idea for former veterans as a memento of their service.

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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (Carabiners and Greys) inherited all of its antecedent Regiments' battle honours when it was formed in 1971.

Off the battlefield, the regiment takes part in ceremonial duties, including a prominent role in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

[31], The band released a new CD in late November 2007 through Universal Music, featuring a number of classic pipe tunes along with some modern arrangements and was recorded while the regiment was based in Iraq.

If left blank we will send the Boots and Beret without a plate. [20] It is always worn with a black backing in mourning for Tsar Nicholas II, the last Tsar of Russia, who was their Colonel-in-Chief at the time of his execution. The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is a light cavalry regiment that specialises in reconnaissance.

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Eight members of the Guards were coached by the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment before making their debut at Kilmarnock on 20 June 2015, and then moved on to Edinburgh the following week for the Battle of Waterloo victory celebrations.

We can also include blank plates on the back and sides of the mahogany base to make a perpetual trophy. Today the Regiment still wear the grey beret as a tribute to "those terrible men on grey horses", as described by Napolean Bonaparte.

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[13] The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is paired with the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, an Army Reserve light cavalry regiment.

THE SCOTS GUARDS - KHAKI BERET A green khaki beret with silk liner and leather band, with a bow and adjustable draw cord, made from 100% pure wool. Thank you for your interest. [27], As of 2018 the Squadron has also begun to provide mounted support for other Edinburgh ceremonies, such as the Edinburgh Riding of the Marches. Spirit Of The Glen was officially launched at Edinburgh Castle[32] and won Album of the Year at the 2009 Classical Brits. Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Tie, RSDG Ties, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Socks, RSDG regimental Socks, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Watch Strap, Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Watch Strap, Scots Dragoon Guards Braces, Umbrella, RSDG Military Watch and other RSDG regimental gifts and accessories at the Yorkshire Regiment Shop. These have been assembled to portray the story of the antecedent regiments that formed or were associated with The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards: –          3rd Dragoons Guards (Prince of Wales’s Own)

Add cap badge as required. [5] It deployed to Kosovo, as part of KFOR, in 2000. [15], The regiment has converted to the role of light cavalry as part of restructuring in the army under Army 2020. [30] The track was also featured in the 1978 version of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Ballantynes of Walkerburn Ltd, Jubilee Mill, Walkerburn, EH43 6AB.

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[2], The regiment saw active service during the Gulf War in 1991 deploying 57 Challenger tanks[3] and in Bosnia as part of SFOR in 1996–97. Proud of their regiment’s history, the men and women of SCOTSDG serve their country sure in the knowledge that they are, as the regimental motto states, ‘Second to None’. It was the first official organized pipes and drums in the history of the regiment. The Duke of Kent took the salute. If you'd like a blank plate please write this in the engraving details. [26], In 2015, the Regiment introduced a small mounted unit named the "Waterloo Squadron". [23], As a royal regiment, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is permitted to wear the Royal Stewart tartan, which was a privilege granted by HM King George VI, and is worn by the regiment's pipers.

[28], The regiment has its own pipe band, who were first formed in 1946 and tour widely, performing in competitions, concerts and parades. Just call us on 0845 459 1964 or write to us by clicking here.

The album Spirit Of The Glen was produced by Jon Cohen and released by Universal on 26 November 2007. It uses light vehicles such as the Jackal 2 and the Coyote tactical support vehicle to operate in front of their comrades, monitoring enemy forces and sending information back to commanders.

The regiment is currently based at Leuchars Station, as part of the Scottish 51st Infantry Brigade.

Famous for their grey horses the Regiment prides itself on it's unique grey berets.

The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is a cavalry regiment of the British Army, and the senior Scottish regiment. [6], The regiment deployed to Iraq for Operation Telic, the British element of the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards (RSDG) Boots and Beret, hand made in cold cast bronze resin.

The regiment also uses the motto "Second to None". [9] [10] More recently in 2008, 2011 and 2013/14 the regiment deployed to Afghanistan. [21], The Plume of The Prince of Wales with its motto "Ich Dien" is worn by all members of the Regiment embroidered on the upper part of the left sleeve.

It is now equipped with Jackal armoured fighting vehicles. JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, The Castle, Edinburgh, EH1 2YT.

[1], Soon after, the regiment deployed on four tours of Northern Ireland in 1972, 1974, 1976 and 1980, suffering one fatality in 1972, when Trooper Ian Hunter Caie, was killed by a bomb in a beer barrel that exploded in the path of his Ferret scout car in Moybane, near Crossmaglen County Armagh.

[25] The regiment also has a mounted Drum Major who wears a distinctive white bearskin – a gift to the regiment from Tsar Nicholas during his time as Colonel of the Regiment. This sparked speculation that the Waterloo Squadron may now begin to undertake more mounted ceremonial duties in Edinburgh alongside Balaclava Company of The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Scotland, who handle the military side of most Edinburgh ceremonies. Sign up to receive newsletter & promotions.

Our independent Museum in Edinburgh Castle represents the present and former Regiments – 3rd and 6th Dragoon Guards, 3rd Carabiniers and Royal Scots Greys and the Shop keeps a wide range of stock, representing military history and general gifts.

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