Re: horse archery
- Looks like the "Tilting at Rings" we do for SCA Equestrian
activities, with some differences. I've used both western and
English saddles in this event.
I just purchased a McClellan cavalry style saddle to use in these
games. I figured if the US cavalry used this saddle with lances and
sabres that it would be well suited for the SCA games.
--- In sig@y..., "Francesca" <ladybythesea@y...> wrote:
> I am new to the list. In reading your posts about archery on
> horseback, in Maryland (USA) the state sport is Jousting. No not the
> kind in full armor out to see who can topple who. The modern version
> is taking a galloping horse down a straight path and with the tip
> pointed lance take a small ring off a suspended pole. And they are
> timed. I have only seen them do it in English saddles where they use
> their knees to balance themselves off the saddle to stay steady to
> spear the ring. Now I may have Epona as a patron, but I am only a
> trail rider. So I don't know if this would help anyone or not. Just
> thought it seemed along the same lines.
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- Someone scanned in a few pics from Medvedev -- I don't remember now what the
original question was, but I am sure the images will be helpful :)
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