TIME TABLE OF THE FESTIVAL OF THE HORSE

YEARS 1.392 A.S. - 1.667 A.S.

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About the Festival of the Horse in Salsair
alsair holds one of the greatest festivals in all of Santharia, the Festival of the Horse. It is a week long festival, where the horse is placed front and center. It was primarily a Centoraurian festival that has grown through the years, to where it draws people from all over the continent. As the Festival of the Horse is not a religious festival, it attracts people of many different backgrounds, and races. Thus every fifth summer, in the second week of Burning Heavens, Salsair becomes the center of one of the largest peaceful gatherings of diverse peoples in the entire world.
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THE AGE OF DISCOVERY
(YEARS 1.144 A.S. - 1.440 A.S.)
1.392 Beginning of the Festival of the Horse in Salsair
Raevalem starts the Festival of the Horse in Salsair as a competition between warriors. Lasting initially only two days, it includes Horse Racing, Jousting, and Battle of the Sword, as well as both types of archery.
  

1.427
Money is now given as prize incentive.
  

1.437
Chariot races are added, and a racing oval is built.

THE AGE OF HAVOC
(YEARS 1.440 A.S. - 1.540 A.S.)
1.492
Wagon Pull is added to the events.
  

1.497
Smith Forge becomes popular, drawing dwarves into the festival.
  

1.537
Warrior Battle is added, as warriors from all over Santharia begin to come to the festival. The Festival is expanded to 4 days, to accommodate all the new competitors. King Aculim publicly sanctions this festival.

THE TIME OF REUNION
(YEARS 1.540 A.S. - TODAY)
1.547
Cook-off is added, as women make their contribution to the festival, which has become more of a full family affair. A fifth day of activities is now added.
  

1.612
Hawking becomes an event, adding to the family entertainment.
  

1.637
Horse Breaking is added. This is introduced by the northern Remusian tribes, and there is some outrage against it from the Centoraurians who view it as cruel.
  

1.647
The Grande Pageant becomes the closing venue for each night. Braelachim the Magnificent creates this new feature and stars in it, amazing audiences with his feats of derring do.
  

1.662
Wison Breaking is seen for the first time, as Ice Tribe warriors have come for the first time.
  

1.667
Aj Racing, from the Shendar tribes, is used as a demonstration event. No prize money will be awarded, but if proven popular, will return the next year as a real event.

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 Date of last edit 5th Dead Tree 1671 a.S.

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