WW1 Cavalry

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Re: WW1 Cavalry

Postby spydde » Tue Sep 18, 2012 7:22 pm

Watering horses 1912.jpg
taken in 1912 at the annual camp

Hi,
Just kitted up with the help of the regimental museum for accuracy, are you still looking for kit? I have several good sources that produce decent stuff.

The yeomanry cavalry units had some variations from regular cavalry regarding horse tack btw the UP saddle wasn't used for one rather a more 'normal' looking saddle plus the horseshoe case is a little different to the norm.
I have several photos of my regiment from the period that illustrate..

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Re: WW1 Cavalry

Postby wulfrik_the_wanderer » Sun Jan 27, 2013 1:48 am

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRITISH-CAVAL ... 35c3d2107c
this ebay listing may be of interest to some looking at ww1 cav?



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Re: WW1 Cavalry

Postby Mark Griffin » Sun Jan 27, 2013 3:50 pm

Ha!

I was just thinking 'hey, those guys have taken their caps off and are balancing them on the saddles some how, how are they doing that...?' then i noticed the horses in question had 6 legs...


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Re: WW1 Cavalry

Postby 7thLeicesters » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:38 pm

AdamCee wrote:We've been running for almost 2 years now and our 2012 season has been a pretty good one. We find ourselves stepping up a gear for 2013 and I'm keen to introduce the machine gun section for those less keen on actually riding, so we're always looking for potential Essex Yeomen. our web presence is http://www.yeomangreatwar.com to those interested.


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Re: WW1 Cavalry

Postby Mark Griffin » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:32 pm

Interested in those! I have a large toy for the HMGC and TC to play with...... they would go rather nicely.


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