Equestrians rule at West Kingdom championship

“Hip hip huzzah!” writes staff writer Sara Jane Pohlman about the announcement of the Equestrian Champion for the Kingdom of the West. Pohlman visited the event and chronicled her observations in an article for the Lodi (California) News-Sentinel. (photos)

In addition to equestrian activities, Pohlman learned about SCA arts and sciences, armored combat and the bonds of SCA relationships. “A lot of these people have become family,” said Aine Ingen Fhinn (Margaret Thompson of Hilmar) “You don’t find these kinds of connections in the outside world.”