By now I had led Dumbo to one side and was edging down the road towards the turning which would take us home. Suddenly the Huntsman’s horn stuttered out its excited semiquavers. The hounds, which had been drifting round the trotting horse like gulls around a fishing boat, instantly form a line, running one behind…

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Paul and his team of enthusiastic volunteers have come out of the starting stalls at a heck of a speed. Very many thanks to all those who have donated time, energy, ideas, resources and gifts to help us firmly on our way.  Names not mentioned for fear of missing someone out! Please read Paul’s report…

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  Louisa Letts is looking for horse to loan for the summer, preferably 15 – 16.2 hh for the summer as Frankie is still lame due to an ongoing abscess. Please get in touch with her by email: louisaletts@outlook.com

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PART 1 OF ‘AFTER THOUGHTS OF CVNNH PUPPY WALK August 18th 1987’ written by RMC Jeffreys. What wonderful entertainment we have had this afternoon.  The Hound Show started the proceedings.  Quite unique in its presentation. First came the dog puppies followed by several lots of older hounds drawn in their different ages.  How impressive and…

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The CVHSC held their second Burns Supper on Friday 17th January at Barmoor by kind permission of Tim and Rosanna Smalley, the house is an ideal venue for an event of this type and what followed was a very sociable evening enjoyed by all. The Chairman welcomed the company and started proceedings with the Bard’s…

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Ladies Black 42” R H Mears Pytchley Hunt Coat. In heavyweight Melton wool, 3 button frock style hunt coat with panel back and twin buttons, together with a centre vent. The seamed waist incorporates a single pocket with flap and the coat is designed to close at the neck. It is half lined with an…

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Clay Pigeon Shoot held in May 2019 The CVHSC raised £800 which was split equally between the CVHSA and Macmillan Cancer Support. Stephen Crees from the College Valley (centre) organised the the event which both parties supported, obviously myself in picture along with Jane Farr who was representing Macmillan.

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Lovett and Rickets 17 1/2 inch saddle in good condition, bought new from Jobsons about 1976. And two men’s hunting jackets: one black one stable tweed both with Buccleugh buttons size 42. Please make your offers to Derrick derrickmcintyre@btinternet.com  

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WANTED: ALL ROUNDER (sale/full loan/LWVB) – min. 14hh-15.2/3hh max. – aged 6/7+ – LW/LW-MW type – geldings only – Looking for all-rounder (flatwork, some jumping, hacking/pleasure rides). Must be able to hack alone and in company, and good in open spaces. Laidback temperament. – 25 years riding and owning experience – competent, calm, kind rider…

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