Although not as well known
as the Royal NSW Lancers the NSW Mounted Rifles did fine work in South
New South Wales Mounted
Rifles in full ceremonial rig.
A stylized artist's
impression of troopers of the ALH in WW1
Boer War: Australian
Light Horse- Parade for Inspection by Lord Kitchener
This is a famous image of the Light
Horse, resting. The AWM caption reads, "Members of the 1st
Light Horse Brigade taking a rest on the sand on the Philistine
Plain. The man at far left smoking a pipe is probably 2462 Private
Rupert Franklin Gore Gallaway 2nd Light Horse Regiment."
If you click the image to enlarge
it you will find that several of the men pictured are wearing the NZ
"Onward" badge and that at least 1 is wearing a
"lemon squeezer" Kiwi slouch hat.
Army Remount Service was a British Unit, not Australian.
However the mounted sections of the
Australian and New Zealand armies had quite a bit to do with it.
It spread from India all through the
Middle East and was also active in France.