Saturday, February 17, 2018

Another Gathering of Horse Archers

Bow and spear armed light cavalry were a staple feature of the old Valdurian army. They featured as far back as the first recorded battle.

New Recruits in Training - 25mm Garrison Hyrkanians.

It comes as no surprise then that the cavalry heavy armies of the Northern Confederation which included Steppe tribes as well as  Valdurians, also featured horse archers.


6 comments:

  1. Always liked these figures - bought some off Steve Thompson at SKT back in the 90s - but could never come up with a satisfactory paint scheme so they remained in unpainted condition. To make things worse, my son has a very big and brilliantly painted 15mm Sung and Mongol army!

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    1. Still pondering how to paint them to blend in. I know the right choices will do it.

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    1. Its a pity there are so few pictures from those days. My Valdurian horse archers were amongst the figures I didn't manage to collect when I finally made it back.

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  3. Very nice figures - wouldn't want to be on the receiving end of that lot.

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    1. I'm picturing them unleashing a storm of arrows before swerving away.

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