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Summer Equestrium

June 01, 2018 to June 03, 2018
Terra Pomaria

Marion, Polk & Lincoln Counties, OR

Autocrat: William Brannan device1228OP

The Barony of Terra Pomaria invites all those interested in the equestrian arts and sciences of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, military and peaceful, to attend three days of classes and practical instruction.

See Event Website for more details. 

  • Classes that are being offered include at this event, (but are not limited to):

    An Introduction to Horses for Non-Horse Folk - This class will be aimed at SCA folk who are not familiar with horses or have a fear of them.

    Ground Crew 101 - Upon successful completion of this class you will be ready and able to assist in the vital role of ground support for mounted activities. 

    History of Horses in the Middle Ages - A discussion class on the role horses played in medieval life (and death).

    Barding and Horse Costuming - This class is about dressing the horse in period fashion.

    Period Clothing for the Rider - This class addresses the riders. What the well dressed noble wore whilst riding. 

    Introduction to Classical Riding - Instruction in the fundamentals of classical riding for military and non-military purposes. 

    How to Ride Before The Prince - Based on actual period texts, this class teaches how to ride before royalty to best show off your horsemanship. 

    Fundamentals of the Martial Games - Here you will learn the basics of preparing for military gaming elements like the quintain, rings, heads, javelin, etc. 

    Realistic and Safe Sword Use From Horseback - In this class you will learn how a sword is wielded on horseback, in a historically accurate, yet safe fashion. 

    Jousting 101-301- A comprehensive introduction to the practices required to prepare you and your horse to take part in arguably the most exciting of all medieval equestrian sports. 

    Lance Work (It Is Not All Jousting) - Yes, lances were not used exclusively couched across the horses neck. 

    Mounted Archery 101 & 201 - This class is taught in two parts, first from the ground and aims to prepare you to safely move to the saddle with bow and arrow, riding and shooting sans reins.

    Mounted Combat 101 - The aim of this class is to give you the tools you need to prepare yourself and your mount for one-on-one, mock combat from the saddle. 

    Rossfechten ~ Mounted Combat from Period Manuals - For those mounted fighters with a more experience, this aims to raise the game of mounted combat to a new level. 

    Preparing the Horse for Mounted to Ground Combat - In this class "troop training" methods are used to teach horse to engage foes on the ground, with confidence and control. 

    Having Horses At Your Event - This class is for SCA members who are considering adding equestrian activities to their events. 

    Challenge Course Design, Building and Judging - The goal of this class is to give event organizers some useful ideas that will help them design more challenging, fun and fair activities for their events. 

    A complete list and schedule will be posted in the weeks before the event.

Site Info:
Name: Stonehenge Farms
9755 Willamette St.
Aumsville, OR 97325

Directions to Site:

Last Event's Directions:

Stonehenge Farms
9755 Willamette St. 
Aumsville, OR.  97325

From I-5, north or south, take exit 253 for OR-22/OR-99E toward Detroit Lake/Bend.  Follow OR-22 E for 7.7 miles.  Take exit 9 toward Shaw/Aumsville onto 1st St. Drive.  Continue on 1st St. Drive to Willamette St. Continue on Willamette St.  to 9755 Willamette St. The event will be on the left.

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