Hunt Reports

Burne Bloodhounds 7th December 2014 Fauld Hall Tutbury Staffordshire

Posted on Saturday, December 3, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook
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The Burne Bloodhounds met at Fauld Hall, a new meet by kind permission of Sir Ian and Lady Ley. The country was varied to say the least with flat water meadows to start followed by the steep inclines of land over “Duchy” land farmed by Mr and Mrs Brown that took us into the village...

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January Coyotes

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Written by: Peter Brook

We had a super hunt yesterday. Hounds were very keen out of the kennel, and knowing a storm was brewing, expectation was high. The warmth from the last several days had melted much of the snow, but those melting snowfields lent some drama to the footing. Keeping the slippery conditions in mind, hounds were cast...

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Tri Meet Masters Report (Ashland Bassets Report)

Posted on Monday, November 28, 2016
Written by: Mary Reed MBH
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Hill & Hollow hosted a very nice stirrup cup with Port and Sherry and a variety of cheeses. We started about 5 after 2, after some announcements were made. We had a pack of 10 ½ couple and I think we had the only first year entry – Aviator. He was not really happy with...

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Famous Runs Series Mr. Musters Great Run of 1872

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Written by: James Dobson

What follows in an account by a friend of  Mr Chaworth Musters of his pack and their ‘great run’ of 16th February of 1872. Republished from BHD of 1904-5 On the fifth February Mr., Chaworth Musters’ hounds met at Cropwell Grove, the residence of Mr. Henry Smith. They found at six minutes before twelve in Mr....

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Loudoun Fairfax Hunt – Puppy Show 2015

Posted on Monday, November 21, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook
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It seems that the recent puppy show at the Loudoun Fairfax in Virginia was graced by changeable weather more suited to the UK, but which was rather fitting for the Old English hounds on show Judges were Bob Dougherty, Ex-MFH, Huntsman of Plum Run Hunt (on right) and Graham Buston, Huntsman of the Blue Ridge....

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A Busy Day with the East Galway Foxhounds

Posted on Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Written by: Peter Brook
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A Dublin based broadsheet journalist once wrote that the only way you would find the village of Taughmaconnell in County Roscommon was if you took a wrong turn! But this is far from the truth, and in fairness he later wrote that if one wanted a world free from distraction then Taughmaconnell was the place!...

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Northern Hunt Club -A Funny Thing Happened at The Avenue

Posted on Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Written by: Peter Brook
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On a dismal and dreary Tasmanian Sunday in July, the Northern Hunt Club met at the Aylett family property “The Avenue” where we have been hunting for over 30 years. Being mainly native forest with a gravelly base it has long been a favourite hunt for many riders and my absolute favourite hunt. I am...

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Burne Bloodhounds- Priory Farm Meet Report

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2015
Written by: Peter Brook
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The Burne Bloodhounds met at Priory Farm Equestrian Centre near Rugeley Staffordshire. Heavy rain the night and day before didn’t put of the riders or the foot followers who turned up at this historic ex priory set in the Staffordshire countryside overlooking the Blithbury reservoir. The rain had died out earlier in the morning leaving...

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Okaw Valley Foot Bassets Hunt Summary 2014 – 2015 Season

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015
Written by: Peter Brook
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As the 8th season of hunting my fledgling little pack of Bassets draws to a close time to reflect on the success and milestones of the season. I want to start by thanking those who have been a big help at the kennel and the hunting of the hounds. I awarded my 3rd and 4th...

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Okaw Valley Foot Bassets Season 2013

Posted on Friday, January 17, 2014
Written by: Peter Brook
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The Okaw Valley Foot Bassets completed its 2012 – 2013 season on Saturday 20th of April at the Spring Basset Trails hosted by the National Beagle Club (NBC) Aldie VA. I hunted the five couple with a storm front approaching. Turner Boone and Michael Gottier whipped-in for me. The five couple was a 60 minute...

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