Equestrians

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Tournament Of Roses Parade - Equestrians
... The Tournament equestrian family grows bigger and stronger every year as it welcomes the new equestrians who come to share the magic of New Year's Day and appreciate the commitment to ... Prior to the parade an "Equestfest" is held at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center to showcase the performances by the talented riding teams ... Equestrian units taking part in "Equestfest" have included the Clydesdales of the First Cavalry Division from U.S ...
Roman Equestrian Order - The Augustan Equestrian Order (Principate Era) - Equestrian Public Careers
... Equestrians exclusively provided the praefecti (commanders) of the imperial army's auxiliary regiments and 5 of the 6 tribuni militum (senior staff officers) in each legion ... The standard equestrian officer progression was known as the tres militiae ("three services") (1) praefectus of a cohors (auxiliary infantry regiment), followed by (2) tribunus militum in a legion ... of senior administrative and military posts were created and reserved for equestrians by Augustus, though most ranked below the senatorial posts ...
Gracchi Reforms - Efforts of Gaius Gracchus
... sought support from the second estate, those equestrians who had not ascended to become senators ... Many equestrians were publicans, in charge of tax-collecting in Asia and of contracting for construction projects ... The equestrian class would get to control a court that tried senators for misconduct in provincial administration ...
Roman Equestrian Order - Equestrians in The Later Empire (AD 197-395) - Rise of The Military Equestrians (3rd Century)
... of the top positions in the empire's administration and army by military equestrians and the concomitant exclusion of the Italian aristocracy, both senators ... But because they were only equestrians, they could not be appointed to the top military commands, those of legatus Augusti pro praetore (governor of an ... so that in the 3rd century, emperors simply appointed equestrians directly to the top commands, under the fiction that they were only temporary substitutes (praeses pro legato) ...