Jason has trained warhorses and ridden them in the so-called “joust of peace”. In this episode, he demonstrates the techniques a medieval knight and his grooms might have used to teach a horse how to take him into battle and bring him safely back home again.
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I can’t imagine how hard it was for both knight and his horse to get used to each other during battle.