Hunt News

Horse for Sale Connemara Mare

For Sale:  Go h-álainn 148cms, 9yrs Grey Connemara MareAttractive mare that in 4 years has taken a child from 80cms through Novice to Pony Trials and FEI** At only 9 years of age she has not yet reached her full potential, she has a bright future.Competed at Pony Club Championships, Frickley Scottish BE100u18 team, Scottish Tetrathlon team, Brand…

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News of a very busy week in February 2019

“Today we competed at the Berwickshire cross-country at Duns Castle in a team chase. The team consisted of Alexandra, Mel, Jeremy and Louisa. The ground was very heavy and very snowy but in the end we came 3rd. A very pleasing result due to us never competing as a team together.” Alexandra Carrington Also, Sunday…

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Horse for Sale

12y/o IDxTB gelding approx. 18hhBought 3 years ago with only 1 owner before me, he has proven to be exceptionally brave on the hunt field.He has completed 5 seasons hunting and done the odd day in the remaining years. Has jumped 1.10m on a ticket, UA evented and team chased. In his early years did compete…

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News of Events in Jan & Feb

On Friday 18th January, the CVHSC held our first Burns Supper at the Smalleys House and thanks go to them for their generosity for hosting this event. With 60 tartan-clad people seated round two massive tables, it made a great venue and the programme was very entertaining with bagpipes, poetry, songs by the piano. The…

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CVNNH Team came THIRD!

Today we competed at the Berwickshire cross-country at Duns Castle in a team chase. The team consisted of Alexandra, Mel, Jeremy and Louisa. The ground was very heavy and very snowy but in the end we came 3rd. A very pleasing result due to us never competing as a team together. 

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Meets around Christmas and New Year

The CVNNH held their Boxing Day Meet at The Angel Inn in Wooler this year.  There was a wonderful turn-out and great support from the town. Saturday 29th December also a very successful meet at the Black Bull at Etal. And on New Year’s Day the meet was hosted by The Border Hotel, Kirk Yethom.…

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CVNNH Carols Evening

The Carols Evening was a great success at St. Gregory’s at Kirk Newton on the 21st December.  The Hunt Ensemble excelled themselves this year with a compositions of christmassy songs:  Max Humphries and Paul McDermott played a very jazzy version of Deck the Halls and Julia Wailes-Fairbairn sang solos with Paul McDermot and David Wood…

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Ifor Williams Trailer For Sale

Horse trailer FOR SALE is Ifor Williams 505 classic special edition, serviced every year, 2 keys new jockey wheel, aluminium floor, 2006  model. £2100. If anyone would like more info and pictures, Nikki Lightfoot’s number is 07739 536396. 

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Etal Manor Garden Opening

Garden Opening also supports local charity – Hospice Care North Northumberland   The garden made just nudging £4,700 which is amazing, but is due to a great number of people doing a lot of work.  We opened fully, with teas, raffles and so on, on October 14th, with the following two Sundays being open by…

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St. Cuthbert’s Ride 2018

St. Cuthbert’s Ride was held in September for the 27th year.    It has missed only one year in the last 28 when, in 2001, all movement across agricultural land was halted due the nationwide outbreak of foot and mouth disease.   This year the day brought lovely weather and over 200 riders with their horses and…

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