Archive for the ‘National Cavalry Competition’ Category

Fort Concho Cavalry–Early Years III

For the most part, the first several years with the Fort Concho Cavalry consisted of monthly practices, parades and attending other forts which I thoroughly enjoyed. However, after that, the cavalry competition came into focus. I became aware of this  early on at Christmas @ Ole Concho events in December. My first horse, Cash Had […]


The competition is over and in the books. It seemed to have been a long hard fought battle but Martina Peters prevailed with the All Around National Champion. This is a well deserved accomplishment. If you will notice in my earlier post, the photo of Martina riding Chance while at the Regional competition at Ft […]


Today, September 24th, is the last day of basic competition. Tomorrow will be for those that have made it to the finals or Bolte Cup. This is the best of the Best, mostly taken out of level 3 competitors. But today, is the  William Steinkraus military field jumping. Level 1-3 each will be required to […]


I have added several entries for the NCC (National Cavalry Competition) the last several days. I wanted to add a new entry that relates to the NCC and the children surrounding it, namely my grandkids. I don’t have many photos of other kids but I do have some. I want to show that this is […]

National Cavalry Competition–Day 2

  Today, September 23rd, will usher in the intense competitions of Combat Horsemanship and Mounted Sabers. Though different in time requirements, both offer an informative basis for what it was like to be mounted in combat. Combat Horsemanship shows the individual’s necessary maneuvers as it relates to combat itself. From Side pass, backing through the […]

2021 National Cavalry Competition (NCC)

This year on September 21st thru 25th in El Reno, Oklahoma at Ft Reno, the NCC will be held. If you have the least in bit of interest in the historical cavalry, I encourage you to attend. It’s not often the we get to see 60-75 mounted troopers mostly from the Indian Wars period. Occasionally, […]

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