Most of us get to play the bride or the groom only once in life and we would surely have the deep desire to make this day count. We want this day to be special enough to be etched into our memories forever. We would go that extra mile to make things just like we want them. And, that effort, exactly, leads us to horse drawn wedding carriages.
Horse drawn carriages for wedding is not a new thing, we can go back a thousand years and we will still find kings and rich people using these carts on their weddings days. While we have now what they didn’t, cars and limousines, the nostalgic appeal of these carts are undeniable. Moreover, the girls always feel that they are a special princess on that day and wouldn’t the fairy princess arrive for her wedding in a horse drawn carriage, just like we imagine it to be, in those fairy tales?
Making it easier for the couples and wedding planners, many professional agencies offer horse and carriage hire for wedding. They have black or white horses, in pair, which are trained for the crowded city roads and are kept in prime conditions. Then there is the liveried coachman who will drive the carriage, just like in the fairy tales. They will take you to the venue, wait outside for you to take the vow and then you can pose with them, for your special wedding photo.
How it all Works
We are based in Southwest Essex and can accommodate weddings anywhere in the Home Counties and London, further a field by negotiation. The horses are well used to heavy traffic, busy junctions and narrow roads so whether you live in central London or a small village in the countryside the horses will cope. They can take you up to a distance of eight miles round trip, but special arrangements can be made with a wedding car for longer distances; so don’t worry we can work round most logistical problems.
We will arrive at a pre-arranged setting up point in plenty of time to prepare the horses and carriage and will phone you to let you know that we are there. You will be picked up from your door and taken leisurely in the up-most of style to church or your chosen place for the ceremony. When you and your guests come out, the horses will be waiting for photographs and a fuss! Don’t worry – the horses don’t mind waiting, we find a shady spot and they catch a quick 40 winks while you tie the knot. Then when you’re ready a liveried footman will open the door to your carriage, you hop in and wave goodbye, as we whisk you away to the reception.
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