Do you think you could class a knight riding a…

Do you think you could class a knight riding a barded horse as a kind of late cataphract of sorts?

I think it’s a fair comparison, although knights riding heavily armored horses were basically a thing on their own during the early Renaissance, the gendarmes 🙂

They’re the pinacle of heavy cavalry, before heavy lancers were replaced by reiters and the like.

-mod Burgonet