Gentleman of the Horse

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Gentleman of the Horse was a position in the stables department of the British Royal Court, subordinate only to the Master of Horse. It occurred from 1693 until abolished in 1782, and carried a salary of £256.

The post was revived in 1828, with a salary of £500. The title of the post was subsequently changed to Crown Equerry.

List of Gentlemen of the Horse[edit]

Before 1782[edit]

Post abolished in 1782

After 1828[edit]

Post revived in 1828


  • R.O. Bucholz, 'The stables: Gentleman of the Horse ', Office-Holders in Modern Britain: Volume 11 (revised): Court Officers, 1660-1837 (2006), pp. 605. [1]. Date accessed: 26 October 2008
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Bucholz
  2. ^ Author of R. Berenger, The History and Art of Horsemanship, 2 vols. (T. Davies and T. Cadell, London 1771). Read here. See W.P. Courtney, revised S.J. Skedd, 'Berenger, Richard (bap. 1719, d. 1782), courtier and equestrian,' in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.