Festival of Foxhunting Clinic 2023
Sunday, September 24th, 8am - 2pm
Princess Anne Hunt Kennels
PHOTOS OF THE DAY BY JOE SVETINA HERE
About 50 members and guests joined the Princess Anne Hunt for an interactive program that increased their knowledge, safety and enjoyment of foxhunting. . Guests learned what the hounds are doing in the hunt field; tips for horse and rider turnout and pre-season preparation; as well as tips for first-aid, safety and enjoyment in the hunt field. They were also able to do some foxhunting shopping and pick up this year’s hunt booklet which members will be receiving in the mail soon. The day's activities began with a hound walk with Huntsman Martyn Blackmore and foxhounds through the countryside, and were followed by the following:
"Stirrup Cup" provided by Tim and Meghan Watson and ____
Foxhunting retail vendors--Dreamshine-equestrian clothier; Fox Chaser's Den-consignment equestrian apparel and decor; Grey horse tack shop-equestrian clothes and decor and Robin Daniels with PAH logowear.
Well-mannered Equestrian Partner presentation by ____
First Aid in the Hunt field for rider, horse and hound with Dr. Bill Tonner and Dr. Tom Wood.
Etiquette in the Hunt Field with Master Ed Mitchell and Hunt Secretary Cynthia Porter
Station: Pre-season considerations for: Horse Fitness and Conditioning, Tack, Hunt Attire & Trailer & Tow vehicle.
Lunch provided as "Hunt-style Breakfast" by Kris Goeckeritz
If you have questions about these topics, don't hesitate to contact PAH Masters