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Sydals Tilting-at-the-Ring

A small event where the locals meet to keep the tradition alive. There is no procession - the riders meet on the site and the tournament starts at. 11.

Just what IS tilting-at-the-ring? Imagine trying to spear a ring with an eye measuring a mere 22 mm on a lance while riding a horse at full speed through a gallows and doing this for 24 rounds, if you want a chance at gaining the title of king.

A number of riders often complete this challenge, making it necessary to ride a kings round?, with the eye of the ring being reduced in every round to a minimum of 6 mm until only one rider remains - the King!

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