While painting the infantry, I cleaned, based and undercoated all the mounted elements for the two commands. After varnishing the infantry units last night, I began painting just the coat, mane and tails of all 39 horses.
What you see here is the result of over an hours work and I must say basing the figures makes this task easier. The final step in painting the horses is to dry brush their legs, muscle and hair, generally with a light beige colour. This picks out the detailing quite well and highlights the harness and straps.
Tomorrow, I will make a start on the uniforms and with a bit of luck, these should be done by the weekend.