The North Cotswold Hunt

The North Cotswold Hunt has been described as ‘one of the most notable of the smaller Hunts’. The earliest record of foxhunting in the North Cotswolds dates back to 1772, when the area was part of the vast hunting ground of the Earls of Berkeley.

A link to this period survives in the distinctive primrose collar worn by Hunt members. In 1868 the North Cotswold Hunt was established with the Earl of Coventry maintaining the pack at his own expense. In 1867 it had finally been agreed that the North of the Cotswold country needed a separate pack in order to hunt it efficiently. The Earl of Coventry was the first Master, and as such the source of the coronet on the Hunt button. In 1873 when Lord Coventry stepped down local landowners and businessman agreed to continue and thereby created the subscription pack which remains to this day.

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Purple patch for the Pony Club

 two prestigious wins at National and International level.

The Intermediate Eventing Team won at the National Championships at Cholmondeley. Team comprising Holly Osborne, also won her section and the Tamarillo trophy for second time in three years, India Willes 2nd in section, Eve Hobbs 3rd in section and Lydia Ward.  Two 14yrs olds and 2 15 year olds, two six year old ponies.

International - European Young Riders in Poland saw Ella Hitchman in the winning Gold Medal team finishing on her dressage score and riding her own Rocky Rockstar. Narrowly missed out on Bronze by less than 3 points, placing 4th. Individual Gold and Silver went to two British Riders.

Showjumping - Emily Notman won the Aga Pony Bronze League at 138cms at BSJA Championships plus another Class the next day.

Racing Tom Marquand is up for the prestigeous BBC YOUNG SSPORTS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR.

 

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