Warhorse at the Military Museums

Two mounted combatants. These ladies put on an excellent show, trying to knock the ornament off the other's helm.

Two mounted combatants. These ladies put on an excellent show, trying to knock the ornament off the other’s helm.

On July 22, 2017, the SCA group in Calgary took part in “Warhorse” at the Military Museums.

“Horses have been a key part of the Military from ancient times to the modern day. We have some participants bringing horses to show off the medieval horse in various eras.”

 

One of the mounted fighters, having knocked the ornament off her opponent's helm, took this round of mounted combat.

One of the mounted fighters, having knocked the ornament off her opponent’s helm, took this round of mounted combat.

Participants from as far as Edmonton came with their horses to show off skills relevant in the middle ages, while other groups came with their horses as well for various demonstrations. The event coordinator for our group asked for people to come with cameras to take photos and video, so I attended for a few hours to do just that. I posted most of the photos through our website and Facebook group, but I kept a few here to share with my readers.

The Barony of Montengarde's Baroness answers questions from a guest. Our Baroness is wearing a costume in the style from the German Renaissance.

The Barony of Montengarde’s Baroness answers questions from a guest. Our Baroness is wearing a costume in the style from the German Renaissance.

If you would like to see more photos from this event, visit the Barony of Montengarde here.

Or, you can visit our Facebook group here.  Note, this is a closed group and you must be a member to see photos. Likewise, on Thursday I’ll be adding even more photos to my own Facebook page, so you can see even more if you’re interested. You can find my Facebook page here – please consider following me!

Two of the horses brought to the Military Museums in Calgary for the 'Warhorse' event on July 22, 2017.

Two of the horses brought to the Military Museums in Calgary for the ‘Warhorse’ event on July 22, 2017.

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CoBloWriMo - Costume Blog Writing Month

CoBloWriMo – Costume Blog Writing Month

This is also my entry for the CoBloWriMo for today – August 22’s prompt is “Event”, so it’s a perfect time to share this one! If you want to see all the posts for CoBloWriMo, click the tag!

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