New Year’s Day Hunt

Horses, riders and hounds from the Cleveland Hunt prepare to ride out on the traditional New Year’s Day hunt this morning. Prior to 1827 this pack was known as the ‘Roxby and Cleveland’ and their hunt country covers an area of around 25 miles by 15 miles and varies from vale to high moorland. EstablishedContinue reading “New Year’s Day Hunt”

The Cleveland Hunt

Horses, riders and hounds got together at Saltburn Riding Stables today before heading out on the annual Cleveland hunt meeting.   #Clevelandhunt See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link…. HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

The Gallops

The small village of Middleham in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire has long been associated with the training of top flight racehorses. For over 200 years horses here have been exercised and prepared for competition and even before that the monks in the nearby┬áJervaulx Abbey were known for breeding horses. In 1733 Isaac Cape became the firstContinue reading “The Gallops”