The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc., Ballarat, Victoria

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The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc., Ballarat, Victoria

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Armour, Ballarat, combat, costume, equestrian, helmet, horse, The King’s Horses, The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc., jousting, knight, lance, living history, performance, re-creation, re-enactment, shield, sword, tournament, Vic, Victoria, weapons, website.

Description

The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc. are a living history group based in the Victorian city of Ballarat. The group were formed in 2007 to focus on the equestrian aspects of the medieval period, especially the 13th century. The King’s Horses re-enact jousting at tournaments, where knights riding horses would do battle. The knights and horses are clad in appropriate costume, including helmets, armour, swords, lances, and shields. The group perform at medieval fairs, schools, and corporate functions.

For their website see http://kingshorses.ballarat.vic.au/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1

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The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc.

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The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc.

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“The King’s Horses Medieval Equestrian Society Inc., Ballarat, Victoria,” Medievalism in Australian Cultural Memory, accessed March 27, 2017, http://ausmed.arts.uwa.edu.au/items/show/1273.