All of the Drag Hunt forthcoming events will be posted here:

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Hound Exercise

About: Hound exercise is the perfect way to get your horse fit for hunting and is also great for newcomers to introduce their horse to hounds in a more sedate environment.  Each hound exercise will last approx 1 - 1 1/2 hours and will involve walk, trot and canter in a group. There is NO MEET at hound exercise - please arrive in enough time to be mounted and ready to go at the stated time.

When & where: Please see below for the list of dates, times & venues. A What3words reference is given for all locations - please look this up and plan your route BEFORE you set off! 

Dress: Ratcatcher: see 'What To Wear' page of website.

Cost: Free for Subscribers, £25 for adults and £15 for children aged 16 yrs and under.

How to book: Please email Sophie & Tamara our Hunt Secs to book in secretary@staffcollegedraghunt.co.uk

You will be sent bank details to pay in advance to secure your booking.

Please note: Numbers may be limited at these events due to parking restrictions, land owners' requests etc. Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with payment securing your spot.

***NO DOGS ALLOWED AT HOUND EXERCISE - PLEASE LEAVE THEM AT HOME***

Wednesday 17th August 2022

Time: 6pm

Location: Home Farm, The Avenue, Farleigh Wallop, RG25 2HT

What3words: bugs.aura.king

 

Sunday 21st August 2022

Time: 10am

Location: Bramsdean Common, nr Arlesford, SO24 0JH 

What3words: without.develops.lotteries

Particularly suitable for young / inexperienced horses.

 

Wednesday 24th August 2022

Time: 6pm

Location: Nursery Farm, Gatehampton Road, Goring RG8 9LU

What3words: submits.canal.land

 

Sunday 28th August 2022

Time: 10am

Location: Newmers Farm, Upper Wield SO24 9RN

What3words: sedative.asked.downfield

 

Wednesday 31st August 2022

Time: 6pm

Location: Slades Farm Equestrian, nr Guildford

Directions: IMPORTANT! You must follow these instructions to

avoid lorries / trailers meeting on the single track road which leads to

Slades Farm: Drive to Palmers Cross approaching along the A281.

Turn into Selhurst Common Road at this location:

///heartburn.deriving.plod Then drive along Selhurst Common Road until

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PLEASE NOTE: Phone / internet reception is POOR at Slades Farm

so please look at a map and work out where you are going before you

leave.

Sunday 4th September 2022

Time: 10am

Location: Greywell

Parking location TBC

Saturday 10th September 2022

Time: 10am

Location: TBC

Sunday 18th September 2022

Time: 10am

Location: Home Farm, Trowes Lane, Stratfield Saye, RG7 2BT

What3words: comitted.kilts.host

Saturday 24th September 2022: Champagne Breakfast Ride

Time: 10am

Location: Itchen Down Farm, Northington Road, Winchester SO21 1BS

What3words: songbirds.teach.sedative

About: A very special pre-season hound exercise! Come and join us for a glass of fizz and a pastry before setting off, followed by hound exercise with walk, trot and canter. A breakfast snack will be provided on return to the boxes.

Cost: £35 for adults, £25 for children aged 16 yrs or under, £20 for Subscribers. Cost includes food and drink.

Dress: Ratcatcher: see 'What To Wear' page of website.

How to book: Please email Sophie & Tamara our Hunt Secs to book in secretary@staffcollegedraghunt.co.uk

You will be sent bank details to pay in advance to secure your booking.

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Hedge Jumping Clinic

 

Date: Sunday 25th September 2021

Location: Loddon Court Farm, Beech Hill Road, Reading, RG7 1H

​Times: We have 4 time slots available:  9am - 10:15am, 11am - 12:15pm, 1pm - 2:15pm, 3pm -4:15pm.

Groups of 5 per slot.

​About: A group lesson with specialist hunting instructor Mandy Hall. This clinic is designed to build confidence for jumping on the hunting field. The lesson will involve instruction over a variety of timber fences to develop cross country and hunting riding technique, building up to practicing jumping over hedges. The lesson will end with riders completing a short drag hunting style 'line' over timber and hedges to put everything you have learned into practice. Mandy will also discuss etiquette and how to ride in the field on a drag hunting day.

​Cost: £55 per person. Cost includes a welcome drink and a pastry.

How to book: Please email Dawn at hsc@staffcollegedraghunt.co.uk stating your preference time slot. Payment by bank transfer secures your booking.

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Subscribers' Dinner

Date: Friday 7th October 2022

Location: TBC

About: Subscribers' only event. This is a private formal dinner for the Subscribers of Staff College Drag Hunt. It is held on the Friday before Opening Meet to celebrate the start of drag hunting!

Further details to follow...watch this space!

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A Story Before Bedtime 

Date and time: Friday 25th November 2022. Time 7pm for pre drinks followed by dinner at 8pm

Location: Heckfield Memorial Hall, 22 Church Lane, Heckfield, Hook RG27 0LG

What3words: archives.venturing.nuance

About: Come and join us for a social get together! Our very own Mandy Hall has chosen a selection of short stories and poems to be read aloud and enjoyed on this cozy evening. You'll be greeted with a welcome drink and fed a delicious dinner before relaxing and listening to a selection of readings about hunting, hounds and horses.

Cost: £20 to include a welcome drink and dinner. 

How to book: Please book your place by emailing Dawn at hsc@staffcollegedraghunt.co.uk  You will be sent details on how to pay when you book in. Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.

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Wine & Cheese Evening

Date & Time: 7pm, Friday 9th December 2022

Location: Digby Fine English, 55-57 High St, Arundel, BN18 9AJ, West Sussex (parking info will be sent when you book in)

About: An exclusive wine tasting evening at Digby Fine English. Opportunity to purchase any wines you particularly like the taste of from Hayley at a discounted rate on RRP. The wine is accompanied by a selection of three local Sussex cheeses served with Peters yard sourdough crackers, chutney and apple.

Cost: £30 per person.

How to book: Please book your place by emailing Dawn at hsc@staffcollegedraghunt.co.uk  You will be sent details on how to pay when you book in.

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