ShieldOr, a horse rampant Gules bridled of the field, in dexter chief a fleur-de-lis of the second and in sinister chief a prickly pear cactus Proper.
CrestThat for the regiments and separate battalions of the Iowa National Guard: On a wreath of the colors, Or and Gules, a hawk's head erased Proper.
ShieldYellow is the color traditionally associated with Cavalry. The "red horse," symbolizing the popular name of the regiment, is in a rampant position to denote aggressiveness and is bridled to indicate discipline. The prickly pear cactus represents service on the Mexican Border and the fleur-de-lis signifies service in France during World War I of the original 113th Cavalry.
CrestThe crest is that of the Iowa Army National Guard.
The coat of arms was originally approved for the 113th Regiment Cavalry, Iowa National Guard on 11 February 1927. It was redesignated for the 113th Antiaircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion on 8 June 1950. It was redesignated for the 113th Armor, Iowa National Guard on 31 October 1960. The coat of arms was redesignated for the 113th Cavalry Regiment effective 1 September 1992, with the symbolism revised.