Posts Tagged ‘Ft Concho’

Fort Concho, The Early Years-VI

In the early years, we did a lot of unit demonstrations. Most of the time it was drilling the unit in various maneuvers. With around 15-25 troopers, it was impressive. Of course it was nothing compared to the real historic drilling with probably around 100 troopers a least for a company. It was each individuals […]

Ft Concho, The Early Years: V

The first several years where filled with much anticipation of any and all events. I was young and able to handle most horses I rode, even though they were spooky and unruly at times. Despite this, I didn’t like wrecks so I trained my horses as much as I could at home to get them […]

Ft Concho- Early Years–IV

In the early part of my participation with the Ft Concho Cavalry, we stayed pretty active. We had several events at the Fort (Ft Concho) plus several nice event away that kept us busy. The attendance at other forts generally fell into tow categories, field events or parades. No doubt the field events were the […]

Ft Concho–Early Years-II

I was now part of the Fort Concho Cavalry. I was riding Cash, a nice horse but not to level headed in these sort of events. Yes, givenĀ  time heĀ  probably would have turned out fine but I was in a hurry to get something I could depend on under these circumstances. Let me give […]

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