Over our many years of re-enacting Napoleonic cavalry that that all members have become experts on not only the practical side of cavalry but also the Napoleonic period as a whole. We have such a depth of knowledge of horses, filming stunts and the history of light cavalry that all members are able to advise and support television and film productions.
Below is a small part of some of the knowledge that we're able to share with you...
A very interesting account of many of the notable actions and campaigns of the regiment.
A very useful resource describing all aspects of light cavalry techniques and tactics. For example how a village should be captured to avoid an ambush!
The story of the 11th Light Dragoons as seen through the eyes of a private soldier. In this excellent book George Robert Gleig describes his relationship with his troop horse and the problems he had with Sergeant Waldron. Ever heard this quote "raising himself in his stirrups, let fall upon the Frenchman's helmet such a blow, that brass and skull parted before it". Check out the whole story!
This book describes how to train the new light cavalry recruit and young horse, in all that is required for the service. It suggests lessons and drill for use in the riding school.