Grand Coulee Show, May 13, 2007. Ridge Rider Road
Grounds - Grand Coulee WA - A tournament between the elder daughters of
sisters Baroness Hepsebah of Grant and Baroness Lyonessa of Delano Heights.
A very fun way to spend Mother's Day! I was performing in this one, so
all shots are from the field between those fights.
All text and photos ©2007 Douglas Herring
Dame Richildis, eldest daughter of Baroness Lyonessa.
Dame GeLeah, eldest daughter of Baroness Hepsebah.
I was working for the House of Grant, so naturally she has to win...
GeLeah is riding Sketahr.
Carlos DuPonti, a knight in training, riding for the
House of Delano Heights. His mount is Bocephus.
Sir Jaeger von Verdorben, riding for the house of
Grant. He rides the warhorse Brisa.
Sir Charles le Chevalier, who was a rover and worked
at times for each of the two houses. Riding Leviathan.
Wolfgang of the House of Grant finishes off Aniko of
Dame Richildis dons helm and shield and heads off for
the light joust!
Sir Jaeger and Carlo meet lance to lance in the light
Tempus Mori of the House of Grant, seems to have the
upper hand in her battle with the towering Luchs of the House of Delano
...but in the end, Luchs spanks her...
Wolfgang battles Affe Junge, the "Flying Monkey Boy"
of the House of Delano Heights.
Nedea of the House of Grant takes a low blow from foul Kiera of the House of Delano Heights...
The angelic Antigone, GeLeah's younger sister, has her
rival Chloe, the younger sister of Richildis, very much in tow.
The final grand battle between vixen Richildis and
fair GeLeah begins..
...and the final battle was epic in all proportions...
...both rivals knocked to the ground, the younger
sisters attempt some aid, though obviously Chloe is cheating...
Dame Richildis of the House of Delano Heights is named
winner of the Grand Tournament!
And for an encore, Sir Charles and Sir Jaeger do one
last series of Heavy Joust runs, to the entertainment of all!