Carosella 2023 is over … stay tuned for Carosella 2024!

Thank you to our wonderful sponsors! Prizes for the Carosella 2023 tournaments were provided by Equine Essentials, Greenhawk Vancouver, and Ahal Khalsa Sikh Martial Arts. We are also extremely grateful to the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara who provided a delicious lunch for the participants of the Academie Duello Accolade Tournament! …

Why You Need Working Equitation in Your Life

Working Equitation is one of the fastest-growing sports around. Stemming from the vaquero tradition of the Iberian peninsula, the modern discipline of Working Equitation marries the strength and suppleness of dressage with the agility and bravery of trail and cattle horses.  This makes Working Equitation one of the best cross-training …

Your Carosella Tournament Guide

Sunday September 26th is Tournament day, and the culmination of Carosella, the Mounted Combat Arts Intensive, and for some of our regular students, an entire year’s worth of training in the arts of riding, horsemanship, and swordplay. There are fun and friendly competitions for all levels of riders and HEMA practitioners, both on the ground and in the saddle.

Now Available: Carosella Unmounted Passes

Did you know that Carosella isn’t just for the horsey set? For those who want to learn all about swords, armour, bows, and horses from the safety of the ground, we have unmounted passes. From $45 for individual tournaments, to $265 for a full three days of swordplay, flags, archery, gatka, and armoured fighting near (but not on top of) horses, the unmounted passes are a fabulous option!