Tagged: cavalry

Spotlight: Chasseurs a Cheval

We’ve taken a look back into our archives to bring you this fantastic article on the Chasseurs a Cheval from David Matthews of the Matlock Wargames Club! The role of…

New: Plastic Dark Age Cavalry

View in Store This box contains all the parts to assemble 12 plastic cavalrymen plus bases They can be used to represent any unarmoured cavalry of the period from around…

Focus: Napoleonic French Cavalry

Leading Marshal Ney’s advance, Warlords plastic French Hussars Gallop into the fray: Vive L’Empereur!   View in Store   Napoleonic warfare saw bewildering varieties of exotic uniforms worn by the…

Showcase: Hussar! by Francesco Thau

No need for words… just take a look at these stunning Napoleonic French Hussars by Francesco Thau:           If Francesco’s inspirational work has tempted you to get started with your own…

Focus: French Chasseurs a Cheval Light Cavalry

Easy-to-build Napoleonic French Chasseurs à Cheval! View in Store A single Chasseurs à Cheval (light cavalry) plastic trooper compromise of only six parts each: a 2-part horse, rider body, head, arm and…

Napoleons Light Horse: The Chevau-Legers Lanciers of the Line

Warlord’s own David Matthews takes a look at our plastic Napoleonic French Line Lancers and delves into the background detail of Napoleons Light Horse – The Chevau-Legers Lanciers of the Line: “The…

Focus: Plastic French Cavalry Single frames

Napoleonic French Hussar, Chasseur a Cheval, and Line Lancer plastic cavalry frames are available singularly in the Warlord web store. French line lancers Armed with a wicked lance, sabre, and…

New: Pike & Shotte Samurai + Horsemen

The ancient code of the samurai reverberates throughout the battlefield as clan rises against clan in feudal Japan. The plastic Samurai and Samurai Horsemen are now available for Pike &…

Let Battle Commence!

A few weeks back we released the superbly detailed British Heavy Cavalry and we couldn’t resist galloping over to our intrepid commanders’ garage game room and playing an epic Napoleonic…

Preview: Napoleonic British Cavalry

Join the Allied forces of Wellington later this year and repeat the heroics of the Household Cavalry and Dragoons of the 2nd (Union) Cavalry Brigade at Waterloo. These 2 sets…

Focus: Marshal Ney’s Cavalry Division Advances!

View in Store Maréchal Michel Ney has often been derided by historians of the Napoleonic period as a blood-crazed lunatic who cost Napoleon quite a few unnecessary losses, culminating of…

Pre-Order: Plastic Napoleonic French Hussars

The thunder of horses galloping into combat continues to grow as the new plastic French Hussars appear on the crest of the hill! View in Store   Napoleonic warfare saw…

Focus: Plastic Napoleonic French Line Lancers

Thundering across the battlefields of Europe with their nine-foot ash pole lances, red and white pennants, all topped off with gleaming brass classical helmets, come the new plastic French Line…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted spearmen

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted spearmen regiment

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted Command

The Qurubuti were the personal bodyguard of the king, or prince. They would be very well trained and likely veterans or members of Assyrian nobility. Heavily armoured in iron and…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted archers

These heavily armoured mounted bowmen were the personal bodyguard of the Assyrian King or Prince. Superbly well trained they were a formidable opponent. Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note:…

Webstore: Assyrian Qurubuti mounted archers regiment

These heavily armoured mounted bowmen were the personal bodyguard of the Assyrian King or Prince. Superbly well trained they were a formidable opponent. Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note:…

Webstore: Anglo-Zulu War: Native Horse 1879

These are the Native Horse; well-motivated men on wiry ponies and eager to have a go at their traditional enemies, the Zulus.  Armed with breech loading carbines and a sheath full…

Webstore: Anglo-Zulu War: Natal Mounted Police 1879

A unit dressed similarly to the Carbineers, the Natal Mounted Police fought in many actions in the Cape and Zulu Wars proving them to be a tough unit to fight. …

Webstore: Anglo-Zulu War: Mounted Natal Carbineers 1879

The Natal Carbineers were an elite unit of mounted Colonials who turned out a few times a year to drill and serve her Majesty in her African campaigns. They fought…

Webstore: Prince Rupert of the Rhine

Born in Prague in 1619 the son of Frederick V, Elector of Palatinate, Prince Rupert was the nephew of King Charles I. Rupert first campaigned in the Thirty Years War…

Webstore: Pike & Shotte Herald

The clarion call of a trumpet could be used to signify a ceasefire and a parley at sieges with the rider trotting forward, perhaps in some trepidation, as although heralds…

Webstore: Persians: Midianite Camel Rider regiment

For centuries the Arab tribes controlled the passages through Arabia. Deals were struck for safe passage and protection of supply lines and communication. This was vital during the Assyrians war…

Webstore: Persian Heavy Cavalry regiment

Persian nobility, azata, would have made up the ranks of the Persian cavalry. Contemporary depictions show cavalry wearing short sleeved cuirass with very high neck protectors, these were likely covered…

Webstore: Persian light cavalry command

The command is equipped in the same manner as the Sparabari command, except that the leader wears a bronze 'Mesopotamian' style helmet as described by Herodotus. The horses tails are…

Webstore: Wars of the Roses: Mounted Men-at-Arms (1450-1500) plastic boxed set

This box contains 12 mounted Men at Arms that can be used for most European armies. There is seperate horse armour for mounts if needed and 7 different horse heads (25 in…

Webstore: Sarmatian Light Cavalry regiment

Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Sarmatian Horse Archers regiment

Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Sarmatian Light Cavalry

Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Sarmatian Horse Archers

Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga horse archers

These figures represent lower status warriors. They wear simple trousers and tunics and carry the akniakes dagger. Despite their status, they are formidable archers on foot or horseback. They ride the…

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga horse archer command

The Skythians were known to take heads and scalps as trophies, this has been confirmed by archaeological finds. Herodotus says these were hung from poles and from the bridles of…

Webstore: Saka Haumavarga horse archer regiment

Saka was the name the Persians gave to all Skythian tribes. The Saka Haumavarga lived in the modern day region of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan. These are a people on the…

Webstore: Wallenstein, Imperial Commander

A gifted politician and soldier from Bohemia, Wallenstein grew in stature to command armies for the Imperialist, or Habsburg cause, fielding vast forces in many battles in The Thirty Years War

Webstore: Swedish Cavalry boxed set

This box re-uses the popular ECW plastic cavalry, which forms the basis of this box.

Webstore: The Earl of Essex

Robert Devereux, eldest son of the 2nd Earl of Essex who was famously executed by Elizabeth I, was born in 1591. Although one of the wealthiest men in England at…

Webstore: Sir Thomas Fairfax

Sir Thomas Fairfax ,also known as “Black Tom” due to his dark hair and eyes was a leading Parliament General in the

Webstore: Persian light cavalry with spears

Early Achaemenid armies would have employed cavalry in large numbers, its was said to have been its defining feature. Light cavalry would ride swift light horses found in abundance in the…

Webstore: Persian light cavalry regiment

Early Achaemenid armies would have employed cavalry in large numbers, its was said to have been its defining feature. Pack contains 6 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and…

Webstore: Parthian horse archer command

Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Persian Heavy Cavalry

Persian nobility, azata, would have made up the ranks of the Persian cavalry. Contemporary depictions show cavalry wearing short sleeved cuirass with very high neck protectors, these were likely covered…

Webstore: Persian heavy cavalry command

The commander of the heavy cavalry would have been very high ranking, perhaps even a member of the royal family. He carries a mace and golden akniakes., similar to ones…

Webstore: Parthian horse archers B

Pack contains 3 mounted metal cavalry figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Parthian Horse Archer Regiment

This great value offer contains 2 metal mounted figures: leader, standard bearer, hornblower and 9 horse archers. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Parthian horse archers A

Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: The Sarmy Army – Sarmatian Cataphracts special offer

This offer gives you 3 boxed sets of Sarmatian Cataphracts for £65,saving you £7 on buying them individually!

Webstore: Napoleonic Russian 6-pdr battery

The battery is made up of 3 cannons and their crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Oliver Cromwell

Cromwell. Our chief of Men. Oliver Cromwell had little inclination to bec

Webstore: Napoleonic Wars: British Casualty Markers 1789-1815

 After you have played your first few games of Black Powder you'll know just how many casualties you need to show stamina. These handy, fun die-cut casualty markers in the…

Webstore: Mounted Shawnee

Pack contains 3 mounted metal figures Supplied unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Napoleonic French Infantry Colonels

Pack contains 2 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Napoleonic Russian 12-pdr battery

The battery is made up of 3 cannons and their crew. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Napoleonic British Infantry Officers (Waterloo campaign)

Pack contains 2 metal mounted figures – a field officer and an adjutant Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Comanches B

Pack contains 6 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Comanches A

Pack contains 6 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Comanche acrobat

Pack contains 1 metal foot figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: James Graham, The Marquis of Montrose

The Marquis of Montrose was perhaps the most tragic, brilliant and romantic figure of the British

Webstore: Jacobite Rebellion: Duke of Cumberland 1745

The Duke of Cumberland, was a younger son and favourite of the brave George II of England. He grew up to command large British

Webstore: Jacobite Rebellion: Bonnie Prince Charlie 1745

 Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Sylvester Maria Stuart, or as we shall simply call him, Bonnie Prince Charlie was the pretender to the British throne in the mid-18th century.

Webstore: Greek Light Cavalry

3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

New: Roman Cavalry with Spears!

Yes, more Roman releases! Hot on the heels of our Unleash Hell! release last month we now have Imperial Roman Auxiliary Cavalry with Spears! Add more manoeuvrability and stopping power…

Webstore: Gustavus Adolphus, King Of Sweden

The charismatic King of Sweden who changed seventeenth century warfare forever with his reforms. We depict him here in buffcoat and with drawn sword leaping his horse over an obstacle, once&nb

Webstore: Crimean War: 17th Lancers command 1853-1856

The 17th Lancers, commanded by Captain William Morris, drove through the Russian artillery before smashing straight into the Russian cavalry and pushing them back. The Light Brigade were unable to…

Webstore: Crimean War: 17th Lancers casualties 1853-1856

Of the 147 men of the 17th, just 38 were at the roll call the following morning. The Light Brigade as a whole suffered 118 men killed and 127 wounded…

Webstore: Crimean War: 17th Lancers 1853-1856

The 17th was part of the Light Brigade, under the command of Major-General Lord Cardigan, which landed with the British forces at a place known as Calamity Bay. It took…

Webstore: Crimean War British Hussars regiment

6 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Preview: Pike & Shotte Cavalry Art

These are two of our most eagerly anticipated products to date and we’re not far from release! As we are kind and benevolent, we are willing to give you a…

Spotlight: Imperial Roman Auxiliaries

Welcome to the Warlord Games Spotlight! Last time we took a look at our Ancient British Warriors, and we’re still trying to get the woad off. This round we thought…

Webstore: Crimean War British Hussars command

2 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

New Release: Roman Camelry (Dromedarii)

Here at Warlord Games we not only love to bring you the best sculpted miniatures but also like to give you new stuff that’s out of the ordinary and these…

Webstore: Crimean War British Hussars casualties

2 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Crimean War British Hussars

3 mounted metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Crazy Horse & Gall

Crazy Horse was a Native American war leader who took up arms against the U.S. Federal government to fight against encroachments on the territories and way of life of the…

Webstore: Count Tilly, Imperial Commander

Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly, commanded the Imperial forces during the Thirty Years War.  He had a string on important victories against the Protestants but was then defeated by forc

Updated: Hordes of Horses

Updated 13 March, 2009: One of our most popular sets is now available as a boxed set – Celt Cavalry. This part plastic, part metal unit allows you to harry…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Emperor Marcus Aurelius

When a man sees his end… he wants to know there was some purpose to his life. How will the world speak my name in years to come? Will I…

Steve Dean Does Warlord!

There comes a time when all the hard work you put into something pays off. Such a time came to us at Warlord Games recently when none other than one…

North African Allies

The horsemen of Numidia in Northern Africa went from being enemies of the Roman Empire to being conscripted by Imperial Rome as fast-moving and highly effective skirmish cavalry. Wielding light…

Roma Victor!

Anyone who’s seen the film Gladiator can envision the devastating impact a Roman turma can bring to an enemy formation (those Germans were far from pleased). Now you can add…

Webstore: American Civil War: Cavalry (1861-1865) plastic boxed set

Add Union or Confederate horsemen to your army with this great value boxed set of hard plastic miniatures! This boxed set cleverly allows you to make either Union or Confederate…

Webstore: Napoleonic Marshal Ney & Mounted French Officer

Pack contains 2 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Macedonian Companion Cavalry

Alexander The Great fought wars of conquest from the shores of Anatolia to the foothills of the Himalayas. As King of Macedonia he defeated his fellow Greeks before invading and…

Webstore: Napoleonic British Rocketeer with horse

Rockets were used by the Royal Marines and the Royal Artillery extensively during the War of 1812 campaigns of 1814; the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, the Plattsburg campaign, the Chesapeake…

Webstore: Napoleonic British Light Dragoons 1808-1815 Division (4 boxes) + Free Artillery

This deal consists of four boxes of Dragoons, enough to make a brigade as well as a Royal Horse Artillery cannon of your choice for free! Perry Miniatures bring the…

Webstore: Napoleonic British Light Dragoons 1808-1815 Brigade (2 boxes)

This deal consists of two boxes of Dragoons, enough to make a brigade. Perry Miniatures bring the Light Dragoons to life with their box of 14 mounted plastic figures –…

Webstore: Macedonian Companion Cavalry

Companion Cavalry Pack contains 3 metal figures Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Napoleonic British Light Dragoons 1808-1815

Perry Miniatures bring the Light Dragoons to life with their box of 14 mounted plastic figures – all you need for a complete Black Powder Regiment, or Brigade if you have…

Webstore: American War of Independence British Army starter set

New York – 1776, General Washington has been preparing his defences since April. After leading British troops to victory in the Battle of Bunker Hill, General William Howe took command…

Webstore: American War of Independence Continental Army starter set

March 1776 – Continental artillery is placed overlookiing the city of Boston forcing the evacuation of the British forces. For the next five years, the main bodies of the Continental…

Webstore: Pike & Shotte Cavalry plastic boxed set

The 17th Century saw large standing armies in action all over Europe, in numbers previously undreamt of, and huge numbers of infantry, artillery and cavalry were raised. The cavalry of…

Webstore: Napoleonic Wars: French Heavy Cavalry 1812-1815

 The box contains 14 cavalrymen, including 1 officer, 1 trumpeter, 1 standard bearer. Although you can substitute the trumpeter and standard bearer for troopers giving you 13 rank and file…

Webstore: Napoleonic Wars: Prussian Landwehr Mounted Officers 1789-1815

A splendid depiction of a senior Landwher officer of the Napoleonic wars. these Reservists fought in the wars of liberation of 1813-1815, culminating in their  great victory at Waterloo where…

Webstore: Napoleonic Wars: French Dragoons 1812-1815

The box contains 13 mounted dragoons, eight dismounted (this allows for horse holders), six casualties (French and British Infantry), unit bases and painting guide. Torsos for the correct ratio of…

Webstore: Mounted Celt Command

Pack contains 3 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Lord Chelmsford, Crealock and Nogs (reporter)

Pack contains 3 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Mounted Comanches C

Pack contains 6 metal mounted figures. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Achaemenid Persians: Mounted Persian commander

This Persian commander is armoured in the heavier Eastern Iranian or Skythian fashion. Scale armour covers the whole of his body except his forearms. Each scale is further gold plated…

Webstore: Harquebusier Cavalry Wing

3 Boxes of Harquebusiers for £68 – saving you £7.   What else is there to say?  Oh yeah…  Contains 3 boxes of Harquebusiers providing you with a total of…

Webstore: Crimean War: 17th Lancers regiment 1853-1856

This pack contains 6 mounted figures 2 command and 4 lancers. Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Cuirassiers boxed set

Thundering across the field of battle, resplendent in their ornate plate armour and pistols held tightly in gauntleted hands the charge of a cuirassier regiment was something to behold! With…

Webstore: Greeks: Thessalian Light Cavalry

Thessaly is situated to the north of Greece. Its wide plains make it ideal horse country, and it’s hardy population make excellent horsemen. Thessalians are

Webstore: Harquebusiers boxed set

The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the rise of the pike-armed infantryman as well as the increased firepower of black powder weapons on the field of battle. 

Webstore: Dacians: Sarmatian Cataphracts

 When the Roman armies crossed the Danube and clashed with the tough Dacians of present day Romania they may not have counted on them bringing along their warlike allies, the…

Webstore: Dacians: Sarmatian Cataphracts boxed set

When the Roman armies crossed the Danube and clashed with the tough Dacians of present day Romania they may not have counted on them bringing along their warlike allies, the…

Webstore: Dark Ages: Norman Knights plastic boxed set

From the rain swept hills of England to the scorching deserts of the Holy Land the Norman Knight commanded the battlefield. A warrior raised in the saddle and trained in…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry Command Pack II

 This pack contains the following metal Imperial Roman Auxiliary cavalry: 1 Decurion 1 Vexilifer standard bearer 1 musician with horn  Each model is equipped with shield and javelin qu

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry Regiment with Swords

Anyone who’s seen the film Gladiator can envision the devastating impact a Roman regiment can bring to an enemy formation (those Germans were far from pleased). Now you can add…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry with Spears

This pack contains 3 Imperial Roman Auxiliary horsemen armed with spears. Note: Models are supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary cavalry with spears Regiment

Anyone who’s seen the film Gladiator can envision the devastating impact a Roman regiment can bring to an enemy formation (those Germans were far from pleased). Now you can add…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Auxiliary Cavalry with Swords

This pack contains 3 Imperial Roman Auxiliary horsemen armed with sword and shield. Also included with each model is a javelin quiver. Note: Models are supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Camel Rider Unit

Dromedarii were camel riding auxiliary forces recruited in the eastern, desert, provinces of the Roman empire. The best-known unit was the “ala I ulpia dromedariorum milliaria” (The Ulpian Wing of…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Camel Riders

Dromedarii were camel riding auxiliary forces recruited in the eastern, desert, provinces of the Roman empire. The best-known unit was the “ala I ulpia dromedariorum milliaria” (The Ulpian Wing of…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Mounted Roman General and Warhound

After the phenomenal success of our Unleash Hell! Roman General on Foot and Hound we now present a mounted Roman General and Warhound, charging forward to the enemy lines…Accompanied by his faithful…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Numidian Cavalry pack

Amongst the finest horsmen of the age these superb riders fought with and against the Imperial Roman Empire. This pack contains: 3 Numidian cavalry with steel javelins and cowhide buckler

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Numidian Cavalry Regiment

Amongst the finest horsmen of the age these superb riders fought with and against the Imperial Roman Empire. This pack contains: 10 Numidian cavalry with steel javelins and cowhide buckler…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Officers

The perfect complement to your army of plastic and metal Legionaries, Auxiliaries and war machines, these two finely-detailed miniatures will sit proudly behind your battleline directing your troops to victory!…

Webstore: Early Imperial Romans: Praetorian Cavalry Regiment

 Formed by the first Emperor, Augustus in the hope that he would be protected from the fate of his illustrious forebear, Julius Caesar, the Praetorian Guard were the Emperor's Elite…

Webstore: Croat cavalry

Contains three mounted metal miniature, supplied unpainted.

Webstore: Croat cavalry command

Contains three mounted metal miniature, supplied unpainted.

Webstore: Waffen SS Cavalry NCO & LMG 1942-45

Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Waffen SS Cavalry 1942-45

Note: Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

Webstore: Wars of the Roses: Light Cavalry (1450-1500) plastic boxed set

The box contains 12 plastic horsemen that can be assembled with light lances, crossbows or as mounted archers. It also contains parts for command figures, banners and historical information.

Webstore: French Chasseurs a Cheval

Formed originally back in 1743, the Chasseurs à Cheval (mounted hunters) were hard riding, green clad light cavalry whose main role was patrolling and raiding for the French armies. A…

Webstore: French Chasseurs a Cheval Brigade (2 boxes)

Formed originally back in 1743, the Chasseurs à Cheval (mounted hunters) were hard riding, green clad light cavalry whose main role was patrolling and raiding for the French armies. A…

Webstore: French Chasseurs a Cheval Division (4 boxes)

Formed originally back in 1743, the Chasseurs à Cheval (mounted hunters) were hard riding, green clad light cavalry whose main role was patrolling and raiding for the French armies. A…

Webstore: Prussian High Command

The Prussian High Command during the 100 Days campaign leading up to the battle of Waterloo. Field Marshal von Blücher. General August von Gneisenau, Blücher’s chief of staff. Marshal Friedrich…

Webstore: “Liberty or Death” American War of Independence Battle Set

Resenting taxes imposed by the British parliament, patriot protests escalate to a peak on December 16, 1773 with the destruction of a shipment of tea, known as ‘the Boston Tea…