Carosella Registration Open!

It's that time of year again, and we are taking registration for Carosella 2014!

This three-day Mounted Combat Symposium has something for everyone, from absolute beginners to accomplished knights.  Friday and Saturday consist of workshops on foot, on falsemount, and on the ground, and Sunday is our annual tournament where you will have a chance to test your skill.  The schedule is not 100% finalized, but here is a quick overview of the courses offered.

Friday 12 September

  • Rider Conditioning
  • Beginner Horseback Archery
  • Horseback Archery II
  • Riding Assessments & Beginner Riding
  • Horsemanship 1
  • Hungarian Archery from the Ground
  • Prix Fiore Workshop

Saturday 13 SeptemberGreen Spur Tournament: Kat vs Brittany

  • Intro to Mounted Combat
  • Single-handed Longsword
  • Grappling & Pommel Plays
  • Beginner / Intermediate Riding
  • Swordplay & Grappling from the Falsemount
  • Mounted Wrestling
  • Horsemanship 2
  • Mounted Swordplay
  • Spear & Lance
  • Mounted Games

Sunday 14 SeptemberKathleen & Yam stick pegging

  • Grooms’ Competition
  • Team Games
  • On-foot Games & Archery
  • Individual Games
  • Green Spur Tourney



Before Carosella

For those of you hoping to get your riding levels signed off before Carosella, your best opportunties are at Cavaliere class.  Our next assesment day is Saturday September 6th, and you can prepare for assessments over the next two Saturdays at Cavaliere classes from 4- 7:30pm.  We also hope to offer a Mounted Combat assessment during these weeks.  Stay tuned for details.

Cavaliere Classes
Saturdays 23 & 30 August, 6 Sept
time: 4:00 – 7:30pm
cost: $60 or 1 flex-pack credit per class

Here is an unusual chance to take weekly Cavaliere Classes. Because we didn’t run them in July, we’ll be running the classes every Saturday afternoon from August 16th through September 6th. What could be better than Horsemanship, Riding and Swordplay in the balmy August evenings at Red Colt? This is the perfect time to brush up on your skills before Carosella which is coming up September 12-14th!

Mounted Combat Workshop
Sunday 7 September
time: 1- 4pm
location: Red Colt Equestrian Farm Co-op, 12320 No 2 Road, Richmond
cost: $60

Swordplay from the ground, the falsemount, and from horseback.
prerequisites: Intro to Mounted Combat or permission from the instructor

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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