This ala of Roman cavalry will join the Impetus-based Early Imperial Roman army that I've building in spare moments between other projects.
I painted the Gripping Beast riders at least a decade ago, but they looked too small alongside the larger minis in my main EIR army, and consequently have languished unloved in a storage box for at least five years.
They are, however, perfect for my new, smaller, EIR army. I decided that, just for a change, it would be fun to base them mostly on standing horses, and I found some foundry models on fleaBay.
I incorporated a casualty figure and a dead horse from the bits box; this poor wounded fellow is appealing to his colleagues for help, but they too busy, as preparing to charge.
I'm now past half way with this army. A couple more elements each of cavalry and legionaries, and a general or two, should see it ready for the field!