Monday, January 23, 2017

Why do Some British Actors Improperly Dismount Horses? 🏇🐎

Here's a British actor properly dismounting a horse, from  Victoria Se1Ep1:


Conversely, here's Rufus Sewell, as Lord Melbourne, improperly dismounting his horse:


What if the horse reared up its head and your spurs hit its neck? The horse might bolt causing injury to mount and rider alike.

Here's a wiki and youtube instructions for all to learn:

Obviously, both John Wayne and James Caan learned how to dismount horses properly in "El Dorado"


Richard Cumberbatch also properly dismounts, hunchback and all, in Richard III


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