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 …

Nick Pepper (Strategic) and Tommy Iriate (CANI)

Assam Cup Final 2015 – CANI vs. Strategic

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The Davidsons Homes Assam Cup reached its climax on Sunday when Louise Jebson’s CANI and Peter O’Rourke’s Strategic contested the final at Rutland Polo Club, in a repeat of last year’s final. The match seemed to be heading for a repeat of last year’s result, which Strategic won, when they led 7-4 in the last chukka, but CANI created some …

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 …

Quorn Hunt London party 2014

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The Quorn Hunt held their London party, Le Belle et La Bête, at Two Temple Place in the City of London, on Thursday 20th November 2014. 200 guests feasted on Devon crab, smoked duck salad, celeriac remoulade, slow roasted shoulder of lamb, Winter tabouleh, butternut squash tart and ginger and black sponge pudding. Tattersalls auctioneer Matthew Prior then presided over …

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

HRH THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL TO PRESENT PRIZES AT BADMINTON

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The Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials are delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall will be presenting the prizes at the Event following the Jumping phase of the competition. Her Royal Highness is Patron of the British Equestrian Federation and has had a lifetime’s enthusiasm for horse sports.   HRH THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL TO PRESENT PRIZES AT BADMINTON …

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 Countryside Alliance Fashion Show

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A few months ago I was asked if I would shoot a fashion show for the Countryside Alliance as a favour to a friend who helps to organise such things. Of course I said yes! The venue was the wonderful Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire, a stunning stately home which provided the perfect surroundings to show off local fashions. A reception …