Domestication of a Wild Horse

Rose when she just arrived

This is the Journey of Rose. A spotted draft mare which arrived at my farm December 12th, 2020 and was domesticated based on Jordanus Ruffus, a 13th century officer of the Royal stud the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II.

By THL Gesa van Wellenstein

Horse Management during the 13th and 14th Century

This presentation will be about horse care during the 13th/14th century in Europe. During this time horses were an important part of warfare, as well as a status symbol for royal families and noble households. The information presented is based primarily on documentation by Jordanus Ruffus, and Laurentius Rusius.

By THL Gesa van Wellenstein