The Melton Hunt Club Ride and Household Cavalry Ride 2017

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The Belvoir, Cottesmore and Quorn Hunts have ‘countries’ that converge in the market town of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. They operate independently but are closely associated with Melton Hunt Club (MHC). [A full set of images can be viewed here – Melton Hunt Club and Household Cavalry Rides 2017] The first Cross Country Ride was held in February 1956 from …

Pony Racing Championships 2015 and Meynell and South Staff point-to-point

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A few sample images from the Meynell and South Staffs Hunt Point-To-Point at Garthorpe on Saturday, including the Racetech National Pony Racing Championships 2015. [Full set of images – Meynell and South Staffs Point-to-Point and Pony Racing Champs 2015] Pony Racing Championships 2015 and Meynell and South Staff point-to-point was last modified: June 1st, 2015 by nico

Quorn Hunt point to point

The Quorn Hunt Point To Point 2015

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The Quorn Hunt held their annual point to point meeting at Garthorpe racecourse and I, as the course’s official photographer, was their to document the day. There were two doubles, one for Kelly Morgan and another for Tom Strawson and the rest of the spoils were shared around. Full set of images here: Quorn Hunt Point To Point 2015 The …

May issue of Active Magazine out today

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The May edition of Active Magazine is out TODAY! Pick up your copy before they all go! In this month’s issue we have Fly Fishing, Glamping, Uppingham Town Cricket Club and wedding preparation,  as well as all the usual great features. May issue of Active Magazine out today was last modified: April 25th, 2013 by nico

The Bernard Weatherill Dianas of the Chase Side saddle Race

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  The first sidesaddle race in 90 years recently took place over Quorn Hunt hedges and fences at Ingarsby Hall, Leicestershire. Full set of photos – Bernard Weatherill Diana of the Chase Sidesaddle Race A total of 16 ladies came to post and the race was hotly contested to the line, with Ireland’s Susan Oakes beating Lizzie Harris to the …

The “Commandments” of equestrian photography

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Several times recently I have found myself referring to “the golden rules of equestrian photography”. Quite rightly, someone asked what they were! The rules I was referring to are not written down anywhere, instead I have learned them through discussion with riders, owners and other photographers; photographers with many more years of experience than I. They are the result of …

New Chairman for Racing Welfare

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Joey Newton, Fieldmaster of the Belvoir Hunt and Chair of the Melton Hunt Club, is to be the next Chairman of racing charity Racing Welfare. From tomorrow, Joey will succeed Roger Weatherby as Chairman of the charity, which aims to help racing’s people in need. Roger is to become the founding Chairman of The Racing Foundation after 11 years as a Trustee …