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Heavy iron block on which metal objects are hammered into shape, such as horseshoes.


Motor car company famous for making hand-crafted luxury cars since 1919. Bentley have also made motor racing cars in the past and in the 1929 Le Mans 24-hour race the Bentley team's cars were placed 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th!


Relates to the family line of the horse.


The carriages at the Royal Mews are horse-drawn and come in a variety of different types. Some are carriages that have a fold-down roof to make an open carriage. Other carriages have a fixed roof. The carriages can also differ depending on where the driver sits.

Carriage Restorer

Someone who mends and repairs the carriages.


Someone employed to drive a passenger in a motor vehicle, such as a limousine.

Cleveland Bay

Breed of horse that originated in England during the seventeenth century and is named after the district in Yorkshire. It is the oldest established breed of horse in England with the ancestors of the breed developed during the Middle Ages as pack horses.

The Commonwealth

Formerly known as the British Commonwealth (due to its members being part of the former British Empire, with the exception of Mozambique and Rwanda) is a voluntary organisation of 54 independent member states. The Head of the Commonwealth is Her Majesty The Queen.


The ceremony in which the heir to the throne is crowned king or queen. In Britain this takes place at Westminster Abbey.


The oldest motor car company in Britain and was established in Coventry in 1896. It has been making cars for the Royal Family from Edward VII to The Queen today.