Horse Guards has a couple of different ceremonies every day. As well as the Changing the Guard ceremony at 11 AM (10 AM on Sundays), you can also enjoy their daily inspection at 4 PM.
Known as the "Dismounting Ceremony" or "Four O'Clock Parade", it takes place in the small courtyard beyond the parade ground (next to Whitehall). The guards will be lined-up for inspection by a very vocal Officer, who will order the horses be taken into the stables for the night. The courtyard will then be guarded by dismounted sentries until 10 AM the next morning, when the horses will return.
“The Dismounting Ceremony takes place every day in the little courtyard that faces onto Whitehall. Compared to the other ceremonies like Changing of the Guard, this one is just a sideshow. It's very short and not a lot happens. It'…”
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Changing the Guard, at Horse Guards – Every day Changing the Guard at Horse Guards is similar to the ceremony that takes place at Buckingham Palace, but takes place every day of the year and in all weathers. And seeing as it takes place just half-an-hour before the main event, you might like to catch both on the same day.
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