Downlands Cancara (1 May 1975 – June 2006) was an English graded Trakehner stallion famous for representing Lloyds Bank as the Black Horse in a long-running series of television adverts.
Is the Lloyds horse advert real?
The latest Lloyds Bank advert has been filmed on a picturesque Northumberland beach. Footage captured by a walker shows a black horse running through the water at Beadnell Bay towards other horses while being filmed by a camera crew earlier this week.
Does the Lloyds Bank horse have a name?
The horse named Cancara was equally famous inside the bank and, in January 2003, Lloyds chose to name its fast-growing securitisation business after the emblematic graded black Trakehner stallion, who stood 16 hands high.
Why do Lloyds use a black horse?
Lloyds Bank inherited the famous black horse symbol in 1884. … The black horse sign originally hung above the establishment of goldsmith Humphrey Stokes. By 1728 it was being used by another Lombard Street goldsmith, John Bland. This firm eventually became Barnetts, Hoares & Co and was taken over by Lloyds in 1884.
How was the latest Lloyds Bank advert made?
The advert was produced by Academy Films and creative communications agency Adam&EveDDB and shot on location with the two equine stars. We see them cross different terrains from forest to wide open plain and up mountains and through water.
Who sings the Lloyds advert we’ve only just begun?
Singer: Bat For Lashes. Download or stream from Amazon. Stream or download The Carpenters version from Amazon. Now as you may already know, this new Lloyds advert song is a cover of American duo The Carpenters 1970 hit ‘We’ve Only Just Begun’, which was written by Paul Williams and Roger Nichols.
What is the music on the Lloyds advert?
The music in the new 2020 Lloyds Bank advert is a cover version of the 1970 hit “We’ve Only Just Begun” by American vocal duo The Carpenters.