Joust of the Saracen ( Giostra del Saracino ) held twice a year in Arezzo, Tuscany. In this joust, "knights" on horseback representing different areas of the town charge at a wooden target attached to a carving of a Saracen king and score points according to accuracy. http://www.arezzo-info.com
Arezzo, Giostra del Saracino | Giostra del Saracino is an ancient game of chivalry. It dates back to the Middle Ages. The historical reenactment takes place every year in Arezzo on the last but one Saturday of June, by night (the so-called San Donato Joust, dedicated to the patron saint of the town) and on the first Sunday of September, in the afternoon (the September Joust). The protagonists of the event are the four quarters of the town of Arezzo.