Light Cavalry Formations

British Light Cavalry Formations and The 15th Hussars

Struggling To Remember Which Formation Means What?

Have you ever been at winter training or at a re-enactment, been given an order to change formation and not been sure what to do?. Do you know what each formation looks like and where you need to be without hesitation? This guide has been put together so that you will always remember light cavalry formations, ensuring the only thing you will need to focus on is your troop horse.

Single File

Each file (2 riders) are behind one another

Column of Files

Each file (2 riders) in column next to each other

Column of Three's

Each file (2 riders) in column of three's behind each other.


All files next to one another.

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