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Smithtown Hunt History by Merri Ferrell

Fox Hunting on Long Island By Merri Ferrell  Fox hunting is not unlike a symphony.  For a brief time, you live in another world.  The burdens, vexations and even tragedies of life slip away and once again you feel kinship with earth and sky, and deeply grateful […]

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Chronicle of the Horse Article from 2009

Smithtown Hunt Survives In Suburbia By: Paula Rodenas Jan 19, 2009 – 4:44 AM The British colonists who brought foxhunting to Long Island couldn’t have possibly imagined what it would face there in the 20th and 21st centuries. Since World War 11, the eastward expansion of the […]

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Longwood Meet 11/12/17

Smithtown Hunt hounds and riders met at Longwood Road, Brookhaven on 11/12/17. Temperatures tried to break the 50 degree  mark but didn’t quite make it. The sun convinced our group that it wasn’t all that frigid despite the ice skin on the puddles.  Hounds treated us to […]

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Smithtown Hunt represented by John Wittenborn and Soccer at the Field Hunter Championships in Virginia

Smithtown Hunt’s own, John Wittenborn riding Soccer, was awarded third in the premiere multi-national field hunter championship competition, the Theodora A.Randolph Field Hunter Championship. Founded in 1989, this event brings together fox hunting enthusiasts from all across the U.S. and Canada to participate in the week long […]

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New Event! – Hunter Pace at Asharoken 9/30/17

September 30, 2017  – Smithtown Hunter Pace  – Download Flyer     Download Registration Form Hosted by Dr. Laurie Landeau at Sandpiper Farm, Asharoken Sandpiper Farm offers hundreds of acres of beautiful trails, varied landscapes, jumps with go-arounds and spectacular views of the Long Island Sound!  All levels and […]

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Tomorrow 8/27/17 @ 10:00 am – Scent Hunting Clinic

Join us for the following event! Click on the links for flyers with more information. August 27th, 2017 –  Smithtown Hunt – Scent Hunting Clinic

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Check out new events for Fall 2017

Plan on joining the Smithtown Hunt this Fall for our fun-filled educational events.  Click Here!

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Walking with the Hounds – September 10th

Visit our events page to learn more about your chance to acquaint your horse with hounds and other horses in preparation for our Hunt Season. Events

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A little history about The Smithtown Hunt

Here’s an article submitted by Terri Redder about the history of the Smithtown Hunt and foxhunting on Long Island.   Our Town historical SH Article January 2014

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In & Around Horse Country Drag Hunting Article

You can read the actual article here: http://issuu.com/horsecountrypost/docs/iahc_aprilmay_2014

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Links

Please support the fine businesses that support our Hunt.

https://www.neptunefeeds.com/

http://www.oldfieldfarmltd.com/

https://foxhallltd.com/

Contact Infomation

Honorary Secretary:  Christa Duva
205 Cuba Hill Road, Huntington, NY 11743

Email: thesmithtownhunt@aol.com

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