Medieval Monday: Saddles

How does a medieval saddle differ from a modern English saddle? Jason compares his reproduction 15th Century war saddle with a modern English riding saddle and points out the differences and similarities.


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Medieval Monday: A Knight’s Stock

Just like today, there were many types of horses in medieval times but they weren’t classified by their breed, but by their usage. Medieval knights must have used more than just their warhorse in their daily lives. In this episode, Jason introduces us to three horses that a knight might have kept in his stable and describes how each would have been useful in its own individual way.


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