Runaway Household Cavalry horse that was injured after bolting through central London will take part in the King's Birthday Parade

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A runaway Household Cavalry horse which was injured after bolting through central London will take part in the King’s Birthday Parade.

Tennyson was one of five horses who was spooked by building works in Belgravia and galloped off through the capital. Five people – including three soldiers – were injured in the rampage on April 24.

Now Tennyson has been named as one of the Sovereign’s Escort during the parade, which will feature more than 240 horses and one ‘extremely large’ dog.

Because of his ongoing cancer treatment, the King will inspect the soldiers from a carriage rather than riding a horse during the parade tomorrow. Two other horses involved in the rampage, Trojan and Vanquish, will also be back in the public eye, providing the ceremonial guard at the official entrance to the Royal Palaces.

The two more seriously injured horses, Vida and Quaker, are still receiving care from the Horse Trust.

Tennyson (pictured) has been named as one of the Sovereign’s Escort during the parade, which will feature more than 240 horses and one ‘extremely large’ dog

Tennyson (pictured) has been named as one of the Sovereign’s Escort during the parade, which will feature more than 240 horses and one ‘extremely large’ dog

Tennyson was one of five horses who was spooked by building works in Belgravia and galloped off through the capital. Five people – including three soldiers – were injured in the rampage on April 24

Tennyson was one of five horses who was spooked by building works in Belgravia and galloped off through the capital. Five people – including three soldiers – were injured in the rampage on April 24

The horses bolted and went on a six-mile rampage through central London

The horses bolted and went on a six-mile rampage through central London 

Two other horses involved in the rampage, Trojan and Vanquish, will also be back in the public eye, providing the ceremonial guard at the official entrance to the Royal Palaces

Two other horses involved in the rampage, Trojan and Vanquish, will also be back in the public eye, providing the ceremonial guard at the official entrance to the Royal Palaces 

Captain Charles Carr-Smith praised Tennyson as the ‘epitome of a Cavalry Black’.

He added: ‘Tennyson has returned to service without missing a step. His return has lifted the spirits of those in 1 Troop the Life Guards.

‘Due to so many well-wishers sending in mints, it goes without saying that Tennyson has the freshest breath of any horse on parade.’

Jeanette Allen, the chief executive of the Horse Trust, said she was proud to see the three horses return to service last month.

She added: ‘Anything we have done to help them complete their recovery, to the point of returning to full duties, means a great deal to us.’