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King’s Hunt/Darach Equestrian Championship – March 23-25, 2012

March 16th, 2012

Join us at King’s Hunt for the first equestrian event of the 2012 tournament season!  King’s Hunt features Heavies, Rapier, Archery, Equestrian, maybe even Thrown Weapons, Master Baker of the Hunt, the Feast and of course a Free Breakfast on Sunday morning!

Equestrian activities will begin with a trail ride on Friday. On Saturday morning, there will be jousting practice and mounted games in the arena. Then we move to the woods area for our traditional hunt. Using armored combat javelins, we’ll practice attacks on armored foot soldiers, so they get the feel of a real cavalry charge. In the afternoon, we’ll have our own javelin hunt through the woods, followed by the Darach Equestrian Championship. There may be time for mounted archery practice on Sunday morning if folks are interested.

Site fee: Camping $20/adult, $15/children over 5, free/ children under 5, $60/FAMILY CAP. $10/day tripper, $5/day tripper child over 5. Feast prices and menu in Feb. CP. Feast reservations MUST be made in advance at feast@carregwen.org and can be paid with gate fee at event. Make check payable to SCA Inc./Shire of Carreg Wen.
Merchants are welcome. Please contact Dame Collette at merchants@carregwen.org

Site Name: Live Oak Campground, 4650 Hwy 154, Santa Barbara CA 93105. Site opens March 23, 2012, at 12:00 PM and closes March 25, 2012, at 4:00 PM.

Directions to the event: From the South, Take Hwy 101 to Santa Barbara. Take the Hwy 154/Cachuma Lake Exit. Follow 154 towards the mountains, over the hill and back down into the valley aprox 15 miles. You will be almost to the bottom of the grade when you will turn right. It is easy to miss the entrance and have to circle around. As soon as you see the greens for Rancho San Marcos Golf Course to your right, slow down. The camp shares its entrance off Highway 154 with Rancho San Marcos Golf Course. Take a left once you’ve passed through that entryway. From the North: Take your best route to Hwy 154 (from Hwy 101 or Hwy 246). Follow Hwy 154 up the San Marcos Pass to entrance 5.2 miles past Cachuma Lake Campground. Turn left and left again at the “T”. Follow road to campground.

Event Steward: Ursula Husenheinz, autocrat@carregwen.org

Equestrian Steward: Dame Arabella da Siena, marshal@sca-caid.org

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