In September 2005, Drachenwald's 2nd equestrian event was held in Insulae Draconis. Here are a few photos of the jousting we did at the end of the training/practice day.
Please CLICK ON THE THUMBNAIL to see the larger pictures. The number in ( ) tells the size of the large picture.
|Katherine of Glastonbury gets ready to joust
|Terafan, pulls on his gloves before riding at the quintain. (138kb)||Terafan ready to ride at the quintain. (136kb)|
|Katherine of Glastonbury and Lady Meg jousting. (127kb)||Katherine of Glastonbury jousts at Terafan. (142kb)|
|Terafan practicing at the small spinning lance target. (38kb)||Thomas practicing at the canter. (39kb)||The ground crew hasn't removed the spinning target yet (as Terafan trots down the tilt rail). (40kb)|
We had to make lances in order to joust, so the pictures below are the lances I made.
|Gilbert and Dubheasa posing with my lances. (212kb)||The lances taken apart so you can see the
individual pieces. (200kb)
|A close-up of the vamplates on Terafan's lances.
|A close- up of the two handles. The purple one was carved by hand (using a spoke shave), and the red one was turned on a lathe. (170kb)||The vamplates are separate and simply slide
on, fitting tight on the handle. This shows two options for
fastening them. (169kb)