A horse-eye view of Oxford Street
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Why the King's Troop take over Oxford Street in central London

It’s rush hour - and gridlock on Oxford Street.

But it’s not what you think.

Instead of double-decker buses, beeping cars and street cleaners, it’s 70 horses that have brought the world famous street to a halt.

And instead of annoyance, there’s sheer delight at the spectacle from commuters, shoppers and tourists.

These are the horses and riders of the King’s Troop - and here’s why they often take a ride through the most unlikely of places.

Video journalists: Gerry Holt & Alex Dackevych

  • 27 Dec 2018
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