Horse-trappers and Caparisons

Do you often go to historical events, during which you attend riding on horseback, riding tournaments? Or do you want to decorate your horse by a cover inspired by historical models? So you are at the right place! There are many kinds and types of horse-trappers and caparisons. Take a look round here and choose the most suitable caparisons for your horse.

The horse was as important as the sword for a medieval knight. A knight without a horse and a sword was nobody. Even his courage was almost useless without these attributes. The horse of the knight had to have the best gear to the knight on horseback was good during a fight. The horse-trappers and caparisons were parts of the equipment, of course.

The horse-trappers and caparisons were often used in the Middle Ages. Rulers and nobility decorated their horses by them. It was a great spectacle during battles and tournaments! At that time caparisons were covering almost the whole horse's body, including his head. Caparisons were positioned on the horse, and then a saddle was placed over them. They were coloured and patterned depending on their owners. Today only cloth earmuffs are used instead of decorated horse covers. These earmuffs primarily have the practical function, but they were often used as aesthetic adornment.

Many various types of horse-trappers and caparisons can be found in our e-shop. Just choose it! And take a look at other equipment for horses and for you too, e.g. chamfrons, historical replicas of weapons or armour.

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My glove size is 9. What size of gauntlets should I order if I want to wear padded leather gloves inside?

If you want to wear un-padded leather gloves in the gauntlets, order both in the same size (in your case size 9). With padded leather gloves we recommend to order the gauntlets always one size higher (so in your case 10). If you discover that the goods do not fit after receiving it, you can exchange it for free. You only pay the shipping costs.

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