Cavalry Sword Exercise - H C Angelo - 1819

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Cavalry Sword Exercise - H C Angelo - 1819

Postby admin » 02 Dec 2013 15:03

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Re: Cavalry Sword Exercise - H C Angelo - 1819

Postby Dave Long » 02 Dec 2013 19:06

- suggests useful parries to protect horse's head and counsels occasional (pulled!) attacks on horses in drill
- little advice for sparring: troopers should know what they're doing before loose play
- mentions drawing cut
- suggests strategies against lance & bayonet
- apparently the obvious needed to be said then, too:
(p79) wrote:at all times keep the horse in motion
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