Would the board find it useful to have one place to list upcoming Hunter Paces and Hunter Trials for this fall?
I've looked through recent threads and done some quick googling to start this list. Please add any you know of, maybe by state?
If this thread seems redundant or not useful, I'll ask for it to be deleted.
COVENTRY: SEPTEMBER 9: Tanheath Hunt Club will hold their fall hunter pace at Babcock Hill Equestrian center in Coventry, CT on September 9. It is an 8 mile ride over cross country fences, through mown fields, and along wooded trails.
POMFREY: Tanheath Hunt Club Introduction to Foxhunting Clinic will be on September 22 at Tyrone Farm in Pomfret, CT. This mounted clinic gives you all the information you'll need to begin foxhunting and also offers the opportunity to introduce your horse to hounds in a relaxed setting. http://www.tanheathhunt.com/calendars.html fmi on either event.
WESTPORT: SEPTEMBER 23: The Norfolk Hunt Club will host their fourth annual Westport Hunter Pace on Sunday, September 23! Located at the corner of Horseneck Road and Fisherville Lane in Westport, MA, the Pace will begin at 8am. Last rider out will be at 1pm. Proceeds are used to support land conservation efforts in Westport as well as in the Charles River Watershed. Please visit the Norfolk Hunt Club website for more information. http://www.norfolkhunt.comhttp://www.norfolkhunt.com/westport.html
MOCKSVILLE: SEPTEMBER 8 and OCTOBER 20. TIMED TRAIL RIDE at Thoroughbred Training Center (and surrounding properties). Riders can go out from 9:00-1:00, and there are three divisions: slow, moderate and fast. Proceeds benefit Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center in Tobaccoville, NC. http://www.riverwoodtrc.org/document...timedtrial.pdf
NORTH CAROLINA (Tryon area)/SOUTH CAROLINA (upstate): SEPTEMBER 15 AND VARIOUS DATES. HUNTER PACE SERIES. Western Carolina Hunter Pace and Trail Ride Benefit Series. http://www.wchpace.org/
NOVA: MULTIPLE DATES: BULL RUN HUNTER PACE SERIES (VARIOUS LOCATIONS, INCLUDING BULL RUN HUNT SEPT 30, AND RAPPAHANNOCK, WARRENTON, AND FARMINGTON HUNTS DATES LISTED AS TBD.) http://www.bullrunhunt.com/hunter-pace/
MIDDLEBROOK (SHENANDOAH VALLEY): SEPTEMBER 16. HUNTER PACE. Middlebrook Hounds reported to have a Hunter Pace September 16th and another in November, per forum member Strawberry Roan (thanks, Strawberry!) but the website appears to need updating. Website does have several contact numbers: http://www.middlebrookhounds.com/mid...ounds2_001.htm
SWEET BRIAR/Bedford: OCTOBER 20. HUNTER TRIAL. Sweet Briar College and Bedford County Hunt Hunter Trial, at Sweet Briar campus Proving Grounds. 9 am. Details and links to forms http://bedfordcountyhunt.com/
I realize I'm a little late to this game, but thought I would add the timed trail rides at Thoroughbred Training Center (and surrounding properties) in Mocksville, NC. There are two left in the "series". One is tomorrow, September 8th, and the next one is Saturday October 20th.
Riders can go out from 9:00-1:00, and there are three divisions: slow, moderate and fast. The best part is that all proceeds benefit Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center in Tobaccoville, NC.
^I couldn't find anything on the web about a fall event offered by Monmouth County Hunt, either, Arcadien. If you do find the details, let us know and I will put it in the OP. Thanks for posting what you know == maybe someone else will have more information.