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Medieval Jousting Experience Scotland

Pitlochry, Perthshire   
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  • Jousting lessons in Scotland
  • Handle that lance like a knight!
  • Hosted by a professional team
  • Includes sword skills session
 
 


What's Included

  • Two-hour private Jousting experience
  • 1:1 briefing and introduction from an experienced stunt rider
  • Enjoy jousting various different targets, practicing your lance skills
  • Progress onto sword skills firstly on the ground then on horseback
  • Dress up as a knight for a fully immersive experience (optional)

What Can I Expect

Go jousting in Scotland! Join this young professional team for a workshop in how to joust like a knight from days of yore. We are offering two-hour, one-to-one jousting lessons for one or two people at this riding centre near Pitlochry.

It's destination Perthshire for these fabulous jousting experiences. Hark back to medieval times in the Scottish Highlands, as you take on the role of brave knight, fearlessly tackling targets with your lance.

You'll have to trust your stead implicitly, but have no fear, these horses are well-versed and well-trained in the art of jousting. They love putting on a good show (and some might say they are the true stars of a jousting tournament!), so you'll be in good hands, or should we say stirrups, with your horse host.

Your human hosts are young, enthusiastic and love what they do. The excitement and adoration for their horses is clear, with a strong bond between horse and rider for each jousting duo. Headed up by Kirsty, this team of jousters will have you on horseback with a lance in your hand in no time.

Now comes the tricky bit. Using the lance, you'll be trying to knock off the targets as you canter on by with your horse. All eyes will be on the wooden shield hanging from the stand. Stay focused. Stay balanced. Your horse will lead you there and ‘bam!' your lance touches the target and it falls to the floor. Success!

Once you've got the hang of this jousting lark there'll be no stopping you. It'll be the sound of hooves cantering and the yelps of delight, as you continue to hit the targets lined up. You can even get dressed up as a knight to really get into the swing of things!

Then it's time to add another string to your bow, with a wee session in sword skills. After all, any Scottish knight worth their salt will be a top jouster and skilled sword fighter too. You'll practice handling the swords on the ground, before moving on to wielding your weapon whilst on horseback. A brilliant way to round off your two hours of jousting in Scotland!

Availability

  • Regular weekday and weekend dates throughout the year
  • Sessions can be restricted during the summer months

Location

  • Pitlochry, Perthshire

Suitable For

  • Minimum age 8
  • Under 16s must be accompanied by a spectating or participating adult
  • Maximum weight 16 stone
  • A good general level of fitness is required
  • Participants should be able to ride comfortably in walk and trot for this experience

Spectators

  • Spectators are welcome to come along and watch the action

Anything Else

  • Suitable outdoor clothing and footwear should be worn
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Medieval Jousting Experience Scotland
Jousting Experience for One
Total Price£120.00
 
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