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      Dianne Karp sent you this eBay item: PREMIUM BLACK PROTUGESE, ANDALUSIAN SADDLE MEDIEVAL SCA (#7240504367)
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      Seller: big.poppa ( 3865Feedback score is 1000 to 4,999)
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      Member since Jun-14-00 in United States
      Starting bid: US $0.99 (Reserve not met)
      Time left: 6 days 0 hours
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      Ends May-15-06 16:24:12 PDT
      Item location: pacific north
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      One of a KindGLOVE LEATHER MEDIEVAL;SADDLE SCAAndalusian Bullfighting SaddleDescription:; The current Portuguese saddle evolved from the French saddle of the XVIIIth century.; This premium bullfighting saddle reflects a design that has been in use for over 200 years.; The saddles exterior is all nice slick black leather with beautifully stitched lines that correspond with the traditional style.; The front and rear parts of the saddletrees are decorated with silver (stainless) nails of conic head. ;As you will see in the pictures the bottom of this saddle is nicely padded to form to your horses back, this will give you and your friend a great ride.; Truly a gorgeous saddle.Details:Finish:;Black;Glove;LeatherWeight:;approx;27 pounds.Rejoneo - the art of bullfighting on horseback Torear a caballo is not the same as rejonear a caballo..... torear requires art, elegance and skill, while rejonear refers to placing rejones into the bull from the saddle. Nevertheless the general term for bullfighting on horseback is rejoneo. Tremendous skill is required both in controlling your horse and in judging and executing moves artistically in the arena with the bull. Consequently there are few riders of repute, but as in flamenco, this aspect of torear from the saddle developed because of a handful of outstanding individuals, such as Paco Ojeda, Juan Belmonte, Alvaro Domecq and Angel Peralta. Originally sparring with bulls in the open country was used by the army for training riders during peacetime, a practice engaged in by both Arabs and Christians. Informal corridas arose with some dozen bulls that were killed almost immediately so lasted only 7 or 8 minutes. By the 17th to 18th centuries, toreo on foot developed and gained popularity, perhaps because rejoneo was elitist and specialized. Neverthelass Don Antonio Cañero won much acclaim with his skill in the saddle at the Plaza de Toros de Madrid. Both riders, horses and bulls are trained prior to bullfight. Clearly a bull must not see a man on foot in the field, but also it was important to make use of the open space of the campo. The horse would lead the bull along a straight line, so that it would not learn to turn into the horse until it was in the ring engaged in the ritual sections of the lidia (bullfight).;A Big.Poppa Exclusive Pictures:;Shipping;and Payment Info: ;Auction Sales Policy: Once an item receives a bid and/or meets the reserve price, then the buy it now option is no longer available as it is removed by ebay.;Please be aware that your bid is a contract - Place a bid only if you're serious about buying the item.; If you are the winning bidder, you will enter into a legally biding contract to purchase the item. BUYERS BEWARE: There are now people emailing high bidders and runner up bidders asking if they would like an item for less or if saying that the high bidder no longer wants an item and if the runner up bidder is interested. They will tell you that they accept Western Union only. Please be aware that this is a scam and these people are in no way connected to me and have no merchandise to give you,they will take your money and give nothing in return. I do not accept Western Union at any time, and I will only email you from the address of bigpoppa@.... If you are email from a different address other then the one above please notify me immadiatly as it is a scam.;; ;Shipping Details:All Shipments will be handled through UPS only.;;That;goes for Domestic and International Shipments.; Please read the following. A special note to all U.S. buyers: We can a will only ship through UPS no exceptions.; Shipping by way of FedEx, USPS, or DHL is not available with us.; Please make sure you included your physical address with your payment, as UPS will not deliver to a PO Box.; Shipping, handlin ...see full item description...

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