Tune Up Your Skills with Drop-in Classes

We are all busy – that's a given.  Which often makes it hard to commit to weekly classes or a full series.  We say to ourselves  "no time this month, I'll sign-up next month".  But next month, the same thing is likely to happen. There are good reasons to commit to regular pre-paid classes: The…

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Why Knights did NOT ride Heavy Horses

This week I visited the Suffolk Punch Trust in Woodbridge, UK.  The Suffolk Punch is the oldest registered horse breed in England, being first recorded as the Suffolk Sorrel in the 16th century.  This magnificent animal is a heavy-bodied, medium-height draught horse, bred for farm work and hauling.  Its broad chest, steep shoulder, and uphill build…

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Up Next in Mounted Combat

Congratulations to all the participants who have just finished the 5- and 6-week Mounted Combat, Riding, and Horsemanship classes.  Everyone who was present on Sunday completed least one part of their assessments.  Kaleigh, Ari, François, Alicia, Viktoria, and Brad were tested on riding, horsemanship or both; Brad, François, Kevin, Melissa, Christian, Karissa, and Stephanie all…

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Autumn at Red Colt

The geese are flying overhead, the days are getting shorter and the horses' coats are getting longer.  But that won't keep us out of the saddle!  In fact, our Mounted Combat weather luck has reasserted itself, and we had an absolutely gorgeous balmy day for riding and swinging swords last Sunday.  However, there are a…

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