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Glenmore Foxhunting Clinic

Saturday, August 28, 2021

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Three Flights Available:
First Flight: Able to walk, trot, canter and jump up to 3 feet
Second Flight: Able to walk, trot, canter, and jump logs
Third Flight: (Also known as Hilltoppers) Able to walk, trot, and brief canter

All participants will receive a capping certificate for the upcoming hunt season! 

  Time: 9:00 am- 3:30 pm

                      

                                                             On-line Pre-Registration and Payment Required. Available soon...                                              Adults: $75.00 - Juniors (17 & under) $50.00
                                                                             (Space is limited so be sure and register early)                                                                                   

Learn the ins and outs of fox hunting with the Glenmore Hunt. This clinic is a great way to introduce your horse to being ridden in a group situation simulating the hunt as well as an introduction to hounds. Suitable for adult and junior riders who can walk, trot and canter their horse with control, ideally in a group setting. This is the place to start for people who want to learn the basics of foxhunting. It is also a very good place to introduce a horse to the sights, sounds and dynamics of foxhunting. Those who have fox hunting experience can also polish up their hunting skills at the clinic. All participants will receive a complimentary cap certificate good for one capping to put it all into practice!

9:00: Check-in and Registration

9:30: Mounted and ready to ride.

9:30-10: Discussion/ Demonstration about Foxhunting and Hunting with Hounds  

10-12 Break off into groups to practice what was demonstrated.

12-2: Break for lunch/ Discussions about Foxhunting Traditions and Q & A 

2-3:30:  Mock hunt 

 

3:30: Untack and head home with a smile and a capping certificate!

If you have never ridden to hounds before, those antique hunt prints that have adorned walls throughout history are about to take on a whole new meaning. For most people, a brisk morning, fresh horses, and baying hounds are indeed a life changing experience. We hope it will be for you. Stand forewarned, however, no matter what your riding discipline, it can be addictive!

For more information, please contact: Mary Lee McDavid  540.292.9634  marylee@hoppinfoxfarm.com

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