Bits and Pieces

Ephemera from the Old Countries

No formal blog post this week since I'm on holiday, but here are a few horsey things of interest from the UK and Germany.    -- Jen

The Suffolk Punch Trust

Colony Cuthbert, a Suffolk Punch colt, was reaaally enjoying butt-scratches from Isabel. Look at that face!

Chris represents Duello while making friends with Colony Casper.





Dover Castle

A replica 12th century saddle at Dover Castle.

British Museum Early European Collection

These early Anglo-Saxon game pieces were made from horses' teeth.


Snaffle bits have remained unchanged throughout the centuries.


Anglo-Saxon chariot harness pieces ca 300 AD at the British Museum.



Brabants at the Belgian border



These Brabant mares and foals were grazing the Siegfried Line south of Aachen.







Upcoming Classes

Riding & Horsemanship Classes

Get ready for Carosella!

Riding & Horsemanship classes run in 6 week series.Laura & Jack





Carosella 2016

Prix Fiore 1

date: Friday 9 September – Sunday 11 September
location: Red Colt Equestrian Farm Co-op, 12320 No 2 Road, Richmond
cost: $199 for the full 3-day weekend

For information, schedules and registration see our Carosella pages.






Jennifer Landels heads up Academie Duello's Cavaliere Program. She has been swordfighting since 2008, and riding since before she could walk. She started the program as an excuse to combine those passions.
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