'Tent Pegging May Good Fortune crown all your endeavours this Christmas', 1890 (c)
Chromolithographic Christmas greetings card, after R Simkin, unknown publisher, 1890 (c).
Tent pegging can take a variety of forms, but usually involves a galloping horse and rider using a sword or lance to strike and pick up a target from the ground. This method of cavalry training has developed over the centuries into an established military sport.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
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