Sussex Peggers Riding Club is no longer active. Thank you to all the riders, helpers & horses involved in the club from 2009 to 2015.

Mounted skill at arms

Sussex Peggers Riding Club: Training, competitions & displays

A horse sport of speed and accuracy

Originally used to train cavalry soldiers. Now an exciting, skillful and growing equine sport. It involves riding at a gallop with a sword, lance or pricker to strike targets in the ground or suspended from gallows. Points are awarded for striking targets, speed and style.

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Skill at Arms: The extreme equestrain sport

Accurate riding, a good eye and a steady hand are required to . . .

gallop at

mph from a standing start

over a run of

meters in a straight line

to pluck a

mm wide peg from the ground

or take a

mm wide ring from gallows

Take a look at mounted skill at arms

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