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'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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NAM. 1982-04-512-35


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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