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KeepYourPowderDry02 Aug 2020 9:49 p.m. PST

Please allow me to introduce Sir Vincent Corbet's Regiment of Dragoons. Usual history and more pictures at link

takeda33303 Aug 2020 12:16 a.m. PST

Another splendid addition! I see I'm going to have to get some more horseholders. Interesting history.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2020 6:59 a.m. PST

Nice! Also love the horseholders

KeepYourPowderDry03 Aug 2020 8:37 a.m. PST

Thanks all. Horseholders are really interesting. Apparently dragoons were arranged in groups of 11 men, 10 to fight and one to hold the horses. Not being particularly horsey I would have thought holding on to 11 horses whilst people in the close vicinity were making lots of loud noises would be quite a tricky feat. But they threaded the reins of one horse onto another horse, who was attached to another horse and so on. Horseholder effectively only holds one horse, the other horses are held by the other horses.

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2020 3:36 p.m. PST

Very nice work.

KeepYourPowderDry04 Aug 2020 2:49 a.m. PST

Thanks

martin goddard Sponsoring Member of TMP05 Aug 2020 11:05 a.m. PST

That is some big army you have now.

martin

KeepYourPowderDry05 Aug 2020 10:49 p.m. PST

It's getting there Martin

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