Monthly Archives: February 2009

Warrior Wisdom from Italy

“The best armor is to keep out of range! – Italian Proverb

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SCA Medieval Equestrian Authorizations

We like to train not only across disciplines, but across centuries!  The medieval games we play we our valiant steeds honor the very roots of horsemanship in diverse cultures.  Every great riding tradition arose out of preparation for warfare.  With … Continue reading

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Yabusame for the MTV Generation

The Roving Ronin Report delivers yabusame to the MTV generation.  We love it! (Yabusame is the Japanese art of mounted archery, carried through history by the Samurai, and currently thriving in ritual and celebration.) Be sure check out a brief … Continue reading

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Challenging Chariots

Long before the first mounted warrior swung a leg over the back of a mighty steed, chariots were the deadly equine weapon of choice.  In approximately 1345 BC, the Mittanian horse master Kikkuli authored the oldest known written horse training … Continue reading

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Clinic Teaser

We are currently incubating a combination Jousting/Mounted Archery clinic with Alexander Caithnes and his lady! Date TBA after Ice Dragon.

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Equestrian Practice Report

5 riders and their steeds braved the chill winds for our first unofficial equestrian practice of the year.  AEthelmearc’s current KEO, Alexander Caithnes,  thumbed his knightly nose at the winter storm warnings and joined us for a day of chivalry, … Continue reading

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Getting Started in Carriage Driving

As we move forward teaching Gracie to drive we are making use of the wealth of equestrian knowledge found on YouTube. This series of clips highlights harness fit and basic driving safety.  It is very informative and very traditional.

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Authorizations Scheduling Change

Gunnarr and Banshee will be traveling down from Endless Hills to conduct authorizations for our local equestrians on Saturday, April 4.  The bad weather back up date will be April 18.

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Gorgeous Video: 3 Friesian Stallions at Play

Breathtaking! Thank you LauraZ for creating and sharing this video of your beautiful boyz! Watch and dream…    

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Lysts at Castleton

This professionally produced video clip from last year’s Lysts at Castleton was just posted on YouTube.  The riders are Sir Alexis la Bouche and Master Terafan Greydragon.  The event is held in the Barony of Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra.  Enjoy!  

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