Riding in armour on a fully barded steed.

As a final installment of the videos inaugurating the finishing of the steel bard for my andalusian gelding Maximilian, we actually put the full bard on the horse and rode it in full harness on the man as well. This video shows the horse being armoured and some tentative equitation with him, as well as some moves with the lance from various historical fencing manuscripts. This representation is aimed around 1480, German, as a medieval war armour for man and horse (this equipment is not specific for tournament or parade, but functional for protection against arrows and hand weapons).
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