Trooping the Colour 2018 in pictures: Stunning pictures from Trooping the Colour

GETTY Prince Louis could join his brother and sister on Buckingham Palace balcony

The royal has been undergoing riding lessons ahead of the event where he rode on horseback behind The Queen's carriage alongside Prince Charles, Prince William and Princess Anne.

And joining Prince William for the Trooping The Colour ceremony in London today to mark the Queen's 92nd birthday, Kate didn't disappoint. She was actually born in April, but Trooping the Colour is the birthday of "Queen" Elizabeth, or the anniversary of her coronation. Princess Kate was dressed in one of her favorite designers, Alexander McQueen, while Meghan opted for a one-of-a-kind creation by Carolina Herrera and hat by Philip Treacy, a favorite of the Royal Family.

Next week, Meghan Markle will be going it solo without Prince Harry for a royal appearance alongside Queen Elizabeth.

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Trooping the Colour is a ceremonial spectacle that brings together prestigious regiments and the families of the serving men and women in celebration of the monarch's official birthday.

The youngsters always have a front-row view of the aircraft display, while Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were positioned at the back. It originated from traditional preparations for battle when flags, or colors, were "trooped" so soldiers in the ranks would be able to recognize them. As the future king began giggling when the Royal Air Force flew past the palace, his older cousin could be seen shushing him.

Following this year's Trooping of the Colour, Meghan will join the Queen herself for an official joint outing in Cheshire on June 14.

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Make sure to check out photos of Kate Middleton making her debut in the parade back in 2011! As well, if the Queen can't guide her, then expect to see the guiding hand of a lady-in-waiting who acts as a female regal aide on such duties.

Senior royals including the Queen, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall also took part in the event.

The Queen rode by herself in an open carriage. After all, they have done it before the wedding as well.

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