A caparison is a cloth covering laid over a horse or other animal for protection and decoration. In modern times, they are used mainly in parades and for historical reenactments . A similar term is horse-trapper . 
East Frisia or East Friesland (German: Ostfriesland; East Frisian Low Saxon: Oostfreesland; Saterland Frisian: Aastfräislound) is a historic region in the northwest of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is primarily located on the western half of the East Frisian peninsula , to the east of West Frisia and to the west of Landkreis Friesland .