OMG THAT VIDEO IS AWESOME!!! Thank you so much for making it, and coming out to join us!
Wow! That was seriously impressive. Are they actually trying to knock each other off the horses? Harley would love this.I think I see a gaited horsey in the bunch...
Val, no, we are not trying to knock each other off the horses! The jousting style we do is scored on a point system: you get max points if you shatter the lance tip on your opponent's shield. While unhorsing can occur, it's pretty rare. There are other jousting styles where unhorsing is the goal, but that's not us.And yes, the gaited horse is Red, AKA Reddums the Feerless War Pony. He's a 17 year old Missouri Foxtrotter, and he's all of 14.2. But he LOVES jousting and is one of the best mounts we have!
Yes, Jen's got a wee Reddums! If Greta was not in rehab, I seriously think she might find all this galloping great fun. Maybe when she's better... it would also give her more away-from-home experience.
The droopy styrofoam lances are KILLING ME. can't stop laughing! Great video, great job putting it together!
hahahaha! Jen made a funny comment once we realized that the droopy lances were NOT going to work: "These lances need Viagara!"
Comments are greatly appreciated and, most importantly, Greta loves you for commenting ♥Thanks guys!