Manitoba Horse was a regiment of cavalry formed in the
Canadian Army in 1912 as part of the Militia.
1912: Formed as the 32nd Light Horse at Robin,
MB, from elements of the 12th Manitoba Dragoons.
1912: Redesignated 32nd Manitoba Horse
1920: Redesignated as The Manitoba Horse as part
of the Otter Committee recommendations for the
reorganization of the Militia.
was considered successor to Boulton's Mounted Infantry,
a unit raised in 1885 by Major Charles A. Boulton. This unit
was formed in the Russell-Birtle district of Manitoba, with
one troop from each town, each with a strength of 5 officers
and 123 men. The unit was variously known also as Boulton's
Mounted Corps, Boulton's Scouts, and Boulton's Horse, and
was disbanded on 18 September of the same year.
Predecessor: Boulton's Mounted Infantry
Raised: 1 Apr 1912
Redesignated: as The Manitoba Horse 15 Mar