Summer Equestrium


Hosted by Device of Terra Pomaria

The Barony of Terra Pomaria (Marion, Polk & Lincoln Counties, OR )

Event Summary

Event Main Contact (Event Steward): William Brannan
Date: June 2 , 2017 until June, 4 2017
Site opens at: 12:00 AM on June 2th 2017
Site closes at: 12:00 AM on June 4th 2017

Event site:
Stonehenge Farms
9755 Willamette St. Aumsville, OR 97325

The Barony of Terra Pomaria invites
all those interested in the equestrian arts and sciences of the
Middle Ages and Renaissance, military and peaceful, to attend three
days of classes and practical instruction.

See Event Website for more

  • Classes that are being offered
    include at this event, (but are not limited to):

    An Introduction to Horses
    for Non-Horse Folk
    – This class will be aimed at SCA folk
    who are not familiar with horses or have a fear of them.

    Ground Crew 101
    Upon successful completion of this class you will be ready and able
    to assist in the vital role of ground support for mounted

    History of Horses in the
    Middle Ages
    – A discussion class on the role horses played
    in medieval life (and death).

    Barding and Horse
    – This class is about dressing the horse in
    period fashion.

    Period Clothing for the
    – This class addresses the riders. What the well
    dressed noble wore whilst riding. 

    Introduction to Classical
    – Instruction in the fundamentals of classical
    riding for military and non-military purposes. 

    How to Ride Before The
    – Based on actual period texts, this class teaches
    how to ride before royalty to best show off your

    Fundamentals of the Martial
    – Here you will learn the basics of preparing for
    military gaming elements like the quintain, rings, heads, javelin,

    Realistic and Safe Sword Use
    From Horseback
    – In this class you will learn how a sword
    is wielded on horseback, in a historically accurate, yet safe

    Jousting 101-301– A
    comprehensive introduction to the practices required to prepare you
    and your horse to take part in arguably the most exciting of all
    medieval equestrian sports. 

    Lance Work (It Is Not All
    – Yes, lances were not used exclusively couched
    across the horses neck. 

    Mounted Archery 101 &
    – This class is taught in two parts, first from the
    ground and aims to prepare you to safely move to the saddle with
    bow and arrow, riding and shooting sans reins.

    Mounted Combat 101
    – The aim of this class is to give you the tools you need to
    prepare yourself and your mount for one-on-one, mock combat from
    the saddle. 

    Rossfechten ~ Mounted Combat
    from Period Manuals
    – For those mounted fighters with a
    more experience, this aims to raise the game of mounted combat to a
    new level. 

    Preparing the Horse for
    Mounted to Ground Combat
    – In this class “troop training”
    methods are used to teach horse to engage foes on the ground, with
    confidence and control. 

    Having Horses At Your
    – This class is for SCA members who are considering
    adding equestrian activities to their events. 

    Challenge Course Design,
    Building and Judging
    – The goal of this class is to give
    event organizers some useful ideas that will help them design more
    challenging, fun and fair activities for their

    A complete list and schedule will be
    posted in the weeks before the event.

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