Equestrian Combat

Equestrian archery, equestrian melee, jousting, and related activities

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)

SCA, 4-H join forces for New Jersey Ren Faire

The SCA joined forces with 4-H recently in New Jersey to celebrate the Middle Ages at the 3rd Annual Renaissance Faire at the Warren County Fairgrounds. Lillian Shupe of the Hunterdon County Democrat promoted the faire and shot photos which are available online.

Photos of Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn online

Elzbieta reports that an album of photos, created by Lord Edmund of Worcester is of the Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc, is now available to view on his Flickr website.

[CAL] Harvest Raids

The sea winds bring word that a fleet of Vikings makes ready to sail upon Saxon England.  In the span of a moon's cycle, they may be upon our shores!  Please join us in the Shire-March of Grimfells Sept. 21-23 and choose your side to decide the fate of a Kingdom!  Complete event information can be found at the event website.

[MER] Castle Wars IX

Join the Barony of the South Downs as we live it up before the end of the world! Come to Lake Tobesofkee for a full weekend of camping, heavy and light fighting, archery, live weapons, hound coursing, equestrian, arts, shopping, children’s activities and revelry!

Canadian knight promotes chivalry

"I am a knight. I'm trying to be that symbol of something that is incorruptible... and never to fail my duty, which is to be a knight and be good and be an example," said Quebec resident Vincent Gabriel Kirouac about his cross-Canada right to promote chivalry.

Equestrian photos from Calontir's Raid or Trade

Eowyth þa Siðend reports that she has posted an album of photos of equestrian activities from Raid or Trade which took place recently in the Kingdom of Calontir. The photos are available to view on PicasaWeb.

[LOC] Politarchopolis' Fields of Gold

One of Lochac's premier fighting events Fields of Gold will be a chance to show your prowess and courage in whatever disciplines you choose to participate.

Palio de Stonemarche photos online

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from the Equestrian Championship at Palio de Stonemarche which took place in the East Kingdom on June 17, 2012. The photos are available on her Kodak website.

[CAL] Tournament of Valor XXXIII

Tournament of Valor XXXIII Site opens at 5:00 pm Friday, August 31st • Site closes at noon on Monday, September 3, 2012.

[ANT] Game of Thrones and Stormgods

Once more the Barony of Stromgard invites all to play the Game of Thrones and Stormgods July 27-29, 2012 near Woodland, WA.

Equestrian photos from East Kingdom's Panteria 2012

Brita reports that she has created an album of photos from Panteria 2012 which took place recently in the Kingdom of the East. The photos are available on her Kodak Gallery website.

[CAL] Raid or Trade 2012

Raid or Trade 2012 July 21, AS XLVII

[GLE] Cracked Anvil

The weather forecast for Cracked Anvil is as follows: Mostly Sunny with a good chance of snow. Yes, we guarantee there WILL be snow... at least during feast. But you have to come to Cracked Anvil to get it. And you will first have to wade through the rest of the feast.

Gaston Phoebus hunt photos online

Master Frederick of Holland reports that he has posted an album of photos from the Gaston Phoebus hunt and picnic which took place recently in the West Kingdom. The photos are available on PicasaWeb.

[CAL] Tournament of Horse and Falcon

The Barony of Forgotten Sea invites you to attend the Tournament of Horse and Falcon Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28, 2012.

[ANT] A Day at the Manor

The Baron and Baroness of Madrone invite you to join them for something completely different... A Day at the Manor.

From harem belt to horse harness

Joyce Mueller, SCA and Das Pferde Hall member, recently had the opportunity to examine and recreate a piece of authenic horse armor, a leather and metal strap worn around the horse's neck, once thought to be a harem girl's slave belt. Her project to recreate the piece is online.

Bonfield Battle 2004 photos online

Eirik Andersen of the Kingdom of Ealdormere reports that he has posted historic photos from Bonfield Battle 2004. Annual event held at Finnvarr and Ragni's farm Ravenhill, in Bonfield, Ontario.

Horseback archery encouraged at British mosque

One of the last things one might expect to find at a mosque would be archery practice, but for members of Woking, England's Shah Jahan Mosque, archery is not only tolerated, but encouraged.

Riding with the Atenveldt Equestrians

Combat, both armored and equestrian, is alive and well in the Kingdom of Atenveldt - Arizona in the modern world. recently reporter Kristy Siefkin, of the Fox News affiliate in Phoenix, met with members of the SCA to discuss combat and armoring. (video)

[CAL] Kingdom A&S Competition

Kingdom A&S Competition 5 May 2012 hosted by the Shire of Heraldshill

Kathie Lee and Hoda go "full metal" in joust

Co-hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb of the Today Show recently went medieval when they received jousting lessons from Full Metal Jousting's Shane Adams. Julieanne Smolinski has the story, photos and video.

[ART] Equestrian Practice

We will be holding an equestrian practice and possibly an IKEqC the day after Crown Tournament. The site is very easy to find. We will be using the indoor arena on the same site as Crown  Tournament.

[ATL] War of the Wings

War of the Wings is proudly hosted by the Barony of the Sacred Stone with the generous help and support of many Atlantian volunteers. This year's principle opponents are the Barony of Nottinghill Coill versus the Barony of Marinus.

[WES] Eskalyan Collegium

March begins the long, slow stretch into spring, so let's start with stretching our minds and learning new things!

[ART] Raptor War

Please join us for the holiday weekend for a great mix of competition, mountain calm, and partying!   Once again, we return to Blackwell’s Meadow north of Glenns Ferry, Idaho.

Past meets present at Jousting exhibit

The popularity of "extreme jousting" programs such as the History Channel's Full Metal Jousting have prompted comment from a number of organizations such as the SCA. Jeffrey Forgeng of the Valley Advocate (Springfield, Massachusetts) offers his take.

[ART] Spring Thaw

Pray tend all! The time has come for the rebirth of our precious world and the battle for freedom from its icy tomb. Come friends and join the Shire of Twae Linnes on April the 21st, 2012 in celebration of this event.

[WES] Gaston Phebus - Hunt and Picnic

Come on out and enjoy an Equestrian Event and Cooks Play Day.