This the Senior branch of the army comprises five Line Cavalry Regiments. One Cuirassier, three Dragoon (one of which is termed "Grenadier") and a Regiment of Hussars.
Foremost amongst these is the élite "Leibgarde" (KR.1). As in the case of IR.1 "Kronprinz" this Regiment wears a "charcoal grey" coat faced with the coat colour the "normal" Regiments. This, in the case of the cavalry, is a dark "blood-red".
Having eight squadrons, the "Leibgarde" is larger than a "standard" Cavalry Regiment which has six.
The three Dragoon Regiments form the "backbone" of the Cavalry. Although they have evolved from the mounted infantry of yesteryear, they are now true cavalry soldiers capable of delivering a decisive blow on the battlefield.
The most recent addition are the Hussars of KR.5. These flamboyant troopers are drawn from the Magyar territories on the fringes of the Reichsfürstentum. Used mainly for scouting and escort duties, this Regiment is nevertheless a most valuable part of the Cavalry service.
As with the Infantry, in times of extremis Beimbach-Schönau can call upon a variety of ad-hoc formations. Of these the "Croat" light cavalry have gained infamy far and wide. They are used to harass the enemy's supply lines and raid deep into his heartland, pillaging as they go.
Details of these "Irregular" formations will be posted in due course.