General Information

 

  • Riding membership is by invitation of the Master of Fox Hounds only.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent only.  A senior in the Smithtown Hunt is 18 years old or older.
  • Horses and riders must qualify to ride in the hunter trials and special classes in the horse show by hunting a defined number of times during that hunt season.
  • Never pass the field master.
  • Stallions are permitted in the field with special permission only.
  • No smoking.  No drinking on roads.  All cell phones are to be used only in the event of an emergency.
  • Subscribers may not contact landowners, public officials, etc. without prior permission from a master.
  • All expenditures must be reviewed by a Master first.
  • When you prematurely leave the hunt, do not interfere with the working of the hounds, staff or huntsman.  Get directions from the field master.
  • Any horse found to refuse fences will be asked to ride to the rear.
  • Kickers may be asked to leave the field.

RIDING PRIVILEGES ARE SUBJECT TO THE DISCRETION OF THE MASTER OF FOX HOUNDS.  ANY RIDER, REGARDLESS OF SENIORITY OR COLORS, MAY BE ASKED TO LEAVE THE FIELD FOR ANY REASON, INLCUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO SAFETY OF HORSE AND/OR RIDER, IMPROPER ETIQUETTE, INTERFERENCE OF HUNTSMAN, HOUNDS OR FIELD, DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY.

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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