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Roman Saddle

A Roman cavalry saddle

The rider used the four pommels to get a good grip with his thighs. This left his hands free to hold the oval shield and use the sword, spear and short javelins.

Roman saddle

Roman cavalry outside the Roman fortess of Isca nowadays Caerleon

  Video clip - cavalry!