Meet Card 2024/25

 

Draghounds meet every Sunday and occasional Bye Days between August and March at 12:30pm unless otherwise stated.

Please arrive in time to be mounted and ready by 12:30pm.

Please click on the meet names below for further details, location and description etc. Meets are added below as and when they are confirmed.

Please ensure you read and understand our Code of Conduct before you come draghunting with us.

Please see our Other Events page details on Fun Rides, our Point-to-Point meeting and other social activities.

All Booking In, Day Cap Payments and Withdrawals/Refunds are via Horse Events.

If you have not draghunted with us before or you are the parent of a child coming draghunting, you must please email our Hon Secretaries in advance to discuss the meet and the suitability of you or your child for it.

Please email [email protected] with any questions you may have.

 

First Half 2024/25

August 2024

Sunday 18th – Hound Exercise – Butts Cottage – Woodland St Mary
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.
Address : Butts Cottage, Woodlands St Mary, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 7TG.
Directions : From the B4000/Ermin Street, take the B4001 towards Chilton Foliat. Just after crossing underneath the M4, take the right turn (signposted to ‘Membury’ & ‘Ramsbury’) into an un-named road, Butts Cottage can be found on the right after 3/4 Mile or so.
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Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th and Monday 26th – Draghound Scurry/Parade – Wellington International Horse Trails – See our Other Events page for details

September 2024

Sunday 1st – Hound Exercise – Blackcroft Farm – Farley Hill
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.
Address : Blackcroft Farm, Church Road, Farley Hill, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 1UJ.
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Sunday 8th – Hound Exercise – Blandys Farm – Upper Basildon – TBC
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.
Address : Blandys Farm, Upper Basildon, Pangbourne, Berkshire, RG8 8PH.
Directions : As the roads close to Blandy’s Farm are very narrow we are suggesting entering via Pangbourne and Aldworth Road, turning into Bethesda Street and then right into Blandy’s Lane. Blandy’s Farm will then be on your left and this will be a better route for trailers and lorries.
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Saturday 14th – Kingsclere Clear Round Cross Country – See our Other Events page for details

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd – Newbury Show Hound Parade – See our Other Events page for details

Sunday 29th – Newcomer’s Draghound Meet – Hamilton Stables
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.

 

October 2024

Sunday 13th – Opening Draghound Meet – Rockley Manor – Marlborough

Sunday 27th – Draghound Meet – Trunkwell House – Beech Hill

Wednesday 30th – Lead Rein Draghound Meet – Old Farm House – Steventon
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.
Caps are £15 for everyone !
Address : The Old Farm House, 5 Kennel Lane, Steventon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6SB.
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November 2024

Sunday 3rd – Draghound Meet – Brockhurst School – Hermitage

Sunday 10th – Joint Draghound Meet with New Forest Bloodhounds – Milton Hill Farm – Pewsey – TBC

Sunday 24th – Joint Draghound Meet with Farmers Bloodhounds – Cannon Heath Down – Kingsclere

December 2024

Sunday 22nd – Lead Rein Draghound Meet – Old Farm House – Steventon
Ratcatcher/Tweed or Black/Blue coats, no need to plait.
Caps are £15 for everyone !
Address : The Old Farm House, 5 Kennel Lane, Steventon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6SB.
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Second Half 2024/25

January 2025

Wednesday 1st – New Years Day Draghound Meet – Rockley Manor – Marlborough