Green Creek Hounds Opening Hunt set for Saturday

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Opening of the Hunt and Blessing of the Hounds for Green Creek Hounds will take place Saturday at Green River Farm.

Spectators on foot, from near and far, are welcome to come to the blessing. Father Mickey Mugan will officiate the ceremony, which is free for all to attend and is open to the community.

Green Creek will celebrate the opening hunt with Tally Ho wagons for those who want to join in the occasion by riding, not on a horse, but on the wagons, and watching the hunt after the blessing. Mounted riders, dressed in formal riding apparel, with their horses braided, will follow the hounds, and huntsman.

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There is a Masters Breakfast following the hunt.

Tally Ho wagons, mounted riders, and guests for the breakfast need permission from a master to do these activities. There is a fee for nonmembers for the Tally Ho Wagons, Riding to the Hounds, and Masters Breakfast. 

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– Submitted by Deborah Bundy