Great Yorkshire Show

Tuesday 9th – Friday 12th July 2024

The competition will be fierce between all the draghound and bloodhound packs as we come together for the Master of Draghound and Bloodhound Association (MDBA) Hound Show on Friday 12th July in the Hound Show area between Gold & Brown Gates, come and see who wins !

Further details Here.

 

GAME FAIR AT BLENHEIM PALACE

Friday 26th – Sunday 28th July 2024

Our really rather game black and tan draghounds will be once again showing themselves off in style at the game fair.

Further details Here.

 

Puppy Show & Summer DragHound Drinks

Sunday 4th August 2024

Come join us to see our latest generation of outstandingly handsome, cute, striking and just downright adorable black and tan draghound puppies for a traditional Puppy Show then stay on for a relaxed and informal Fridge Picnic in the beautiful English countryside…. a great opportunity to reminisce yesterdays draghunting adventures and get excited about tomorrow’s…

Further details to follow…

 

Wellington International Horse Trials & Country Fair

Saturday 24th – Monday 26th August 2024

Another fabulous opportunity to see our draghounds parading on Sunday 25th and Monday 26th of the event….. PLUS our fast and furious Draghunt Scurry and Gate Jumping on Sunday 25th, we’ll have a number of draghound and bloodhound packs vying in our ‘Day’s Draghunting’ competition…

Further details Here.

 

Kingsclere Clear Round Cross Country

Saturday 14th September 2024

Cannon Heath Down, Kingsclere, Near Newbury, Berkshire, RG25 3EJ.

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By kind permission of Ian Balding and family

An amazing opportunity to ride over the many and varied stewarded fences on the Kingsclere turf with 3 set courses at heights ranging from 60 to 80cms, 80 to 100cms and 100cms PLUS.

Courses may be ridden more than once and may also be ridden as a pair or team of three or four. Please indicate on your Horse Events booking if you want to ride as a pair or team.

First round £20, subsequent rounds £15 when booked in advance. Extra rounds on the day £20 Cash.
Approximate start times will be published on Horse Events on Thursday 12th September.
Entries close on Wednesday 11th September.

Thanks to all those who have given their land, labour and time for free to enable this event to happen…

Entries will be opening SOON…

 

Newbury Show

Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd September 2024

We’ve been thrilled to be part of the Newbury Show for many years and are super excited to be back, come see the Berks and Bucks Draghounds parade on both days and chilling out in the Country Sport area.

Further details Here.

 

FARMERS’ DINNER

2025

This special meal is our chance to say thank you to all the landowners who generously let us cross their country throughout the season, without whom there would be no draghunting. It is also our opportunity to give out our annual awards and to acknowledge and reward those who give their time generously to our draghunt. Awards include:

Best Rider
Masters Cup (the horse the Masters’ would most like to draghunt)
Tumbler’s Cup (best fall of the season)
Best Turned Out
Best Tea
Hound of the Season

Further details to follow…

 

BERKS AND BUCKS DRAGHOUNDS BALL

2025

Arrival: 7pm to be seated for 7:30pm
Ticket includes: Welcome drink, 3 course meal, table wine, tea/coffee
Carriages: 1am
Live singer
Heads and tails
Horn blowing competition
Raffle
Auction
Disco and dancing!

Further details to follow…

 

Royal Windsor Horse Show

Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th May 2025

Come and see our black and tan draghounds parade and strut their stuff at the RWHS’s ‘Meet of the Hounds’ in the Castle Arena on Sunday 18th May at tbcPM.

Further details Here.

 

Point to Point Meeting

May 2025 Berks & Bucks Point-to-Point

We are so lucky to be able to run our own Point-to-Point at the beautiful Kingston Blount course in Oxfordshire. Almost the last fixture of the season in the whole country – this is an exciting day out as horses from all over the country race to qualify before the season closes.

The last bank holiday in May is almost guaranteed to bring glorious sunshine and it’s the perfect setting for a family day out.

There are fantastic sponsorship opportunities, space for trade stands and plenty of extra fun to be had with face painting for kids and our very unique draghound race !

Venue: Kingston Blount Point-to-Point, Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, OX39 4SG.

Gates Open: 12:30pm (first race at 2:30pm)

Children: Children are welcome and under 17s are admitted for free!

Dogs: Well behaved dogs welcome, must be kept on leads at all times and must be cleaned up after.

Further details to follow…