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2/6/2015 - Letter from Kingdom Equestrian Officer. 

    Greetings from your new Calontir Kingdom Equestrian Officer- Saito Jiro no Bitchu.

I want to start off by saying thank you to Master Madoc for all his hard work and dedication as our KEO.  

I personally believe Calontir has one of the strongest, fastest growing and coolest equestrian programs in the SCA known world.  I have traveled to many foreign equestrian events, and spoken with KEOís and marshals from other kingdoms in round tables. And from what I have seen and heard I think we really do have something special going on in Calontirís equestrian program.  We have seen growth in many areas including equestrian games, mounted combat, wood and foam jousting and mounted archery.   Our numbers continue to grow and this Kingdoms equestrian skill levels are climbing to ever greater heights.  Even at foreign wars and events Calontir equestrians often run many of the activities and often dominate the competitions.   I am hoping while I am serving as your KEO we can continue to grow this already great equestrian program and continue to add new things.

If youíre not an equestrian today but have an interest I would invite you to come join our fun. We are a very welcoming group.   But I often hear how people arenít aware they are welcome at the equestrian field and didnít know there are many ways to participate.  You donít have to own a horse to be in Calontirís equestrian program.   Not everyone can or has an interest to ride. The Calontir equestrian program has room for many more people than just riders.   We need ground crew, marshals, heralds, scorekeepers, water bearers and more.  Being those people gets you a front row seat in the action helping with the equine events and can be a lot of fun.  Often these volunteers end up forming friendships with equine owners, and end up riding those new friendsí horses.  And becoming riders themselves.  But even if you choose to never ride we would love to have you join us if youíre interested in being around the equines. Too often I have heard people say they didnít know they were welcome at the equestrian field if they didnít own a horse.   Thatís untrue.  I would like Calontir to change that misconception.  With your interest and a few minutes training you could start participating at the equestrian field in various levels depending on what you want to put into it. Check out our Equestrian website at and the article there entitled ďWant to come play on the equestrian field and don't have a horse?Ē by Master Madoc for more details.  Or contact myself, or any Calontir Equestrian marshal for more details.


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2017 Events


Calontir Events

May 26th-29th, 2017 - Horse & Falcon - Barony of Forgotten Sea

Kelsey Short Youth Camp, 17980 Collins Rd, Smithville, MO 64809

EqMIC: Eowyth Ģa Siūend (pre-planning & check-ins) & Katrin Bjarnarsdottir (weekend)

August 25th-27th, 2017 - Cattle Raids - Barony of Mag Mor
Cass County Fairgrounds, 8430 144th St., Weeping Water, NE 68463

EqMIC: Katrin Bjarnarsdottir

September 22nd-24th, 2017 - Grimfells - Shire March of Grimfells

Ponderosa Campgrounds, 1305 Ponderosa Rd, Pineville, MO 64856

EqMIC: Anton von Hagenstein, EqMiT: Christiaen Janssen

Official Practices

Sundays 2017 - Barony of Three Rivers - Saito Jiro no Bitchu & Richard de Bleys - weekly on Sundays

Triangle H Farm, LLC, 2082 South Moreland Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025

Out-of-Kingdom Events

Midrealm: April 21st-23rd, 2017 - Crystal Chamfron,

Camp DuBois, North Main St. Wood River, IL 62095

EqMIC: Alphia birs Parz

NOT SCA (Ansteorra): April 28th-30th, 2017 - Lysts on the Lake

Coordinator: Eule von Haginbald 

Midrealm: June 9th-11th, 2017 - Equestrian & Animal Husbandry Symposium

Gibson County 4H Center, 709 N Embree St, Princeton, IN 47670

EqMIC: Kiltigern MacClibarn

Midrealm: September 1st-4th, 2017 - Mounted War Games VII

Wells County 4-H Fairgrounds 1240 4-H Park Rd Bluffton, IN 46714

EqMiC: Gwendolyn of Shadowed Stars

September 1st-4th, 2017 - Battlemoor
Cottonwood Meadows, 14840 County Rd 350, Buena Vista, CO, 81211
EqMiC: Lisette de Troyes

Ansteorra: September 15th-17th, 2017 - Triumphe XII

Will Rogers Scout Camp, 362369 East Highway 64, Cleveland, OK 74020

​ E​qMIC: Gilyan Clonmacnoise

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