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Riding Level 2

Originally posted on Academie Duello’s blog in July 2013 Now that we’ve finished with the curriculum for Horsemanship Level 2, it’s time to move on to Riding. Riding Level 2 Overview A Level 2 Rider is someone with a good … Continue reading

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Rules of the Road

Originally posted on Academie Duello’s blog in June 2013 Horsemanship Level 2: Riding in Groups Much of the last item on the Horsemanship 2 checklist 9. Rules for riding in a group is covered in the Riding 1 post, Safety … Continue reading

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Show Your Saddles You Care

Originally posted on Academie Duello’s blog in June 2013 Horsemanship Level 2: Saddlery Care In Dom Duarte’s 15th century treatise on riding, horsemanship and mounted combat, Bem Cavalgar, he states: We must take good care of the saddle, the bridle … Continue reading

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Tacking up … again

Originally posted on Academie Duello’s blog in June 2013 Horsemanship Level 2: Tacking & Untacking There’s really nothing different about tacking up and untacking in Horsemanship Level 2, except this time we ask that you do it on your own: … Continue reading

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Moody Mares and Grumpy Geldings

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in June 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Blue Spur, or second rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Equine Warning Signs Take … Continue reading

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Grooming Good Behaviour

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in May 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Blue Spur, or second rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Grooming By the time … Continue reading

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The Jog

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in May 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Blue Spur, or second rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Leading at the Trot … Continue reading

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A day in the Life

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in May 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Blue Spur, or second rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Routines of the Horse … Continue reading

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On the Mark(ings)

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in April 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Blue Spur, or second rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Identification Part II: Points, Colours … Continue reading

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A Breed for Every Need

This post was originally published on Academie Duello’s blog in April 2013, and is part of a series detailing the requirements for the Green Spur, or first rank of the Mounted Combat program. Horsemanship Level 2: Identification Horses come in many … Continue reading

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