Palace of Pena: visit by time slots only; verify the entrance date and time on your ticket; there is no delay tolerance

Carrossel Da EPAE, Gala Dos 40 Anos Da EPAE, Créditos Pedro Dias (6)

Exercises

Portuguese School of Equestrian Art

APP1116 Jogoscorte Argola MG 6572

Each rider attempts to skewer a ring on a lance. The Court Games served to evaluate the teaching and submission of the horses as well as the dexterity of their riders. The games served as training and preparation for war, enabling the practice of specific exercises without running the risks of the former medieval tournaments. Practiced for the purposes of entertainment, they followed rules with the riders having to complete a defined series of games. Whoever lost in the least number of games would win the challenge.