The Araluen Royal Guard are some of the best soldiers in the Araluen military. With this in mind, it is likely that they undergo the most rigorous training of the Araluen soldiers, as their main task is to protect the royal family. The Araluen Royal Guard unit B was the unit that Horace served with after he was knighted and he was quickly considered one of the best.

In book 5, Horace states that he is from the Royal Guard, and he is to gain authority over the ranger Meralon, he claims to be " the champion of Princess Cassandra", while it is not official at the time, the play works.