The Tenterfield Light Horse Troop is a descendant of the Tenterfield Detachment of the Upper Clarence Light Horse formed on the 1-10-1885.
The old timers were excellent horsemen and won quite a few competitions. They won the Hutton Shield in 1893 and 1895 under command of Lt J.F.Thomas. In the first six competitions for the Prince of Wales Cup Tenterfield won it four times:
1910 Under Capt M. Reid
1912 Under Lt M.F.Bruxner
1929 Under Lt Purvis – Smith
1930 Under Lt Purvis – Smith
Major J. F Thomas Troop is equipped and uniformed in the World War I period.