Hunt Reports

Nantucket-Treweryn Beagles End of Season Report 2020-2021

Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Written by: Russell Wagner
Hunt:

As we reach the end of our formal 2020-2021 season, a few statistics from the hunt this year: Hounds have been out 157 days this season, chased 271 rabbits, accounting for 47 of them, 39 ran to ground, 8 killed. The average size of the pack has been 17.5 couple throughout the year. Voodoo and...

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Famous Runs- The Waterloo (Pytchley) Run Of 1866

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2021
Written by: Peter Brook
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WHEN game-preserving, at least in its modern form, was unknown, and foxes, having to travel further for their food, were both wilder and stouter than at the present day, our great-grandfathers were able to boast of runs of great severity, passing ofttimes through more than one county and a dozen or even a score of...

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Great Runs December 1805 the Belvoir Hunt (Waltham) Run

Posted on Thursday, February 18, 2021
Written by: Peter Brook
Hunt:

A report from 10th December 1805 on the Belvoir Hunt (Waltham) Run It had snowed considerably in the morning and was inclined to freeze, and, as the sun had little or no power, we soon perceived on meeting at Waltham that there was no probability of the snow melting sufficiently to enable us to throw...

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Notes on the Atherstone from 1881

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Written by: Peter Brook
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This Kennel Report from 1881 would be useful for anyone with an interest in hound breeding, particularly Old English lines The Atherstone has become, under Mr Oakley’s care and judgment, one the most perfect packs in England, and each year there have been signs of improvement as regards the strains of blood introduced. Last year,...

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Mells Fox Hounds Last Meet of the Season 2020

Posted on Thursday, November 12, 2020
Written by: Peter Brook
Hunt:

Mells Fox Hounds enjoyed their last hunt of the season. The day was rainy and very warm. Footing was treacherous. A good turnout was there despite the weather and a last-minute change of time for the hunt. Hounds left the meet and hacked to Lindseys coop. As soon as we were through I cast the...

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Old Dominion Hounds Meet at Flint Hill

Posted on Monday, October 19, 2020
Written by: Betsy Burke Parker, Hon. Sec., Old Dominion Hounds
Hunt:

October 17th started out sort of a normal hunting day from Hunter’s Rest. The Old Dominion Hounds met at the Flint Hill, Virginia fixture – site of the original ODH kennels when established and recognized in 1924 (the farm occupies the back field of the original kennels, where they used to pen the imported red...

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Peshawar Vale Hunt Report 2020

Posted on Saturday, September 19, 2020
Written by: Peshawar Vale Hunt
Hunt:

Master’s Report (Format taken from 1934-35 season PVH hunt report, sent from Colonel A. V. T. Wakely, Master, PVH to England) General Summary. Number of days hunted … 10 Days lost through rain … 2 Blank days … 0 Average Field … 7 Largest Field … 43 Number of jack killed … 0 brace Number...

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Itchen Down Farm 2018

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2018
Written by: Jeremy Whaley
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Itchen Down Farm is one of those dates on the calendar that is a “must do” for so many people each year. It offers beautiful countryside for all on foot or on horseback ,to watch hounds work in, and a cracking ride for those who like to kick on. Dick Burge is always so welcoming...

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Holywell Meet 2018

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018
Written by: Jeremy Whaley MBH
Hunt:

Holywell has become one of the most popular meets of the year, I suspect partly because of the beauty of the estate and partly because of the generosity of our host’s the Earl and Countess of Clarendon. Thanks to Tom ‘s team of Quarries for giving us four hunts over perfect going. Young Harry Mitchell...

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Corhampton Lane Farm 2018

Posted on Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Written by: Jeremy Whaley
Hunt:

Perfect weather led to a good turnout at Corhampton Lane Farm, and I am so grateful to Dick Hall for giving us access to such perfect going for both novice and experienced riders. This venue also gives great views of the hounds working both for the riders and foot followers. Kenzo was his usual Jekyll...

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