Historical Reenactment in Australia - Periods - Australian Light Horse

Australian Light Horse

The focus on Australian Light Horse is quite large, considering that most participants must provide their own horse. There are many Australian groups that participate in light horse reenactment. Unusual for Living history groups, the Light Horse groups participate in war memorial services. It was up until only recently that actual veterans from the campaigns still rode in memorial services, and the Light Horse reenactors often have connections with their local Returned Services League. Groups normally reenact the units that were historically active in their areas. The oldest historical reenactment group in Australia is "A Troop – Richmond/Windsor", started in 1978.

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