The Jousting Life

Saturday, September 1, 2012

A Few Pictures from "The Grand Tournament in Sankt Wendel"

Hanne Prois Rohjell, wife of jouster Per Estein Prois Rohjell and one of the riding instructors at Trollspeilet, was kind enough to share these pictures she took during the trip to and first day of "The Grand Tournament of Sankt Wendel".

A caravan of horse trailers travel the Autobahn on the way to Sankt Wendel.
(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

At Sankt Wendel, Luke Binks(left) and Per Estein Prois Rohjell(center) prepare their armour while Andreas Wenzel(in back) is videoed (photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

Luke Binks(standing) helps Per Estein Prois Rohjell(mounted) adjust the fit of the saddle on Per's horse Hugo(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

Per Estein Prois Rohjell on Hugo, a Knabstrupper cross
(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

Luke Binks on Misty, a Norwegian warmblood
(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

(left to right)Petter Ellingsen, Per Estein Prois Rohjell, Joram von Essen, Dominic Sewell and Alix van Zijl prepare to enter the field at Sankt Wendel.
(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

Entering the field for "The Grand Tournament of Sankt Wendel".
(photo by Hanne Prois Rohjell)

And what did photographer Hanne have to say about the tournament at the end of the first day?
"Oh, my giddy aunt, what a day, and what a tournament. Undescribably. Powerful. Colourful. Impressive. Thanks everyone." -- Hanne Prois Rohjell

To learn more about "The Grand Tournament in Sankt Wendel", check out their website which includes both a German version and an English version.

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