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Shaffrons , the armored horse in Europe

Shaffrons , the armored horse in Europe

Tibetan Bridle  --  15th-17th Centuries  --  Leather, iron & gold  --  Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tibetan Bridle -- 15th-17th Centuries -- Leather, iron & gold -- Metropolitan Museum of Art

A courtly German knight 'Der Schenk von Limpurg' from the early 14th-century Manesse Codex.

A courtly German knight 'Der Schenk von Limpurg' from the early 14th-century Manesse Codex.

German circa 1534  German horse armor  Horse armour of Otto Heinrich, Count Palatine  of the Rhine (Wallace Collection, London)  http://www.ruble-enterprises.com/horse.htm

German circa 1534 German horse armor Horse armour of Otto Heinrich, Count Palatine of the Rhine (Wallace Collection, London) http://www.ruble-enterprises.com/horse.htm

Armor, c. 1500

Armor, c. 1500

Ottoman mail and plate armor for horse and soldier, this type of armor became the standard  equipment for the heavy cavalry under the Timurids (1370-1506), the Mongol successor empire which ruled from Samarkand, and under the Ottoman Turks. These cavalry, armed with bow, sword and sometimes lance, were the main component of all medieval Islamic armies. Stibbert Museum, Florence Italy.

Ottoman mail and plate armor for horse and soldier, this type of armor became the standard equipment for the heavy cavalry under the Timurids (1370-1506), the Mongol successor empire which ruled from Samarkand, and under the Ottoman Turks. These cavalry, armed with bow, sword and sometimes lance, were the main component of all medieval Islamic armies. Stibbert Museum, Florence Italy.

Bridle, Tibetan, 15th-17th century, leather, iron and gold.

Bridle, Tibetan, 15th-17th century, leather, iron and gold.

stock vector : Knight of the Middle Ages - vintage engraved illustration - "Costumes anciens et modernes " by Cesare Veccello ed.Firmin-Didot  in 1859 - Paris

stock vector : Knight of the Middle Ages - vintage engraved illustration - "Costumes anciens et modernes " by Cesare Veccello ed.Firmin-Didot in 1859 - Paris

Lateral view rider's armour by peacay, via Flickr

Lateral view rider's armour by peacay, via Flickr

A touch of French adventure, as well.

A touch of French adventure, as well.