MILITARY HORSEMAN IDENTIFICATION BADGE


The Military Horseman Identification Badge recognizes Soldiers who complete the nine-week Basic Horsemanship Course and have demonstrated the skills necessary to become a Lead Rider on the Caisson team within the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).



The Military Horseman Identification Badge is authorized by the Commander, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) as a permanent part of the uniform for personnel who meet the following criteria:

a. Successfully complete the nine week Basic Horsemanship Course.

b. Complete 100 Armed Forces Full Honors Funerals in Arlington National Cemetery.

c. Served honorably for a minimum of nine months, which need not be continuous, while assigned as a member of the U.S. Army Caisson Platoon, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

d. Be recommended by the Commander, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).





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