Queen Elizabeth II’s black horse Emma watched the king’s funeral pass in the grounds of Windsor Castle, where it was hosted by a best man.
The queen’s two pet dogs, Sandy and Muick, were also brought out to carry the coffin to the castle, where Elizabeth will be buried later in the day following a state funeral.
Chained by the palace staff, the dogs waited patiently in the castle’s foyer.
The Queen died this month at the age of 96 after 70 years on the throne, had a lifelong love of dogs and horses and enjoyed riding throughout her life. Her second son, Prince Andrew, will now look after the dogs.
(Written by Alexandra Hudson and Marie-Louise Gumuchian. Edited by Frances Kerry)