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Important Dates to Remember:

Sunday, 9/23:  Opening Cub at Wading River.  Hounds cast at noon.

Sunday, 11/4:  Opening Hunt at Old Westbury.  Hounds cast at noon.

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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“My First Hunt” by James Immordino

MY FIRST HUNT by James Immordino My mom has always wanted me to go on a hunt with her.  I started taking lessons with Robin Gibbs so I could learn how to ride better.  On my first hunt, I expected to go over jumps and ride in

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“Sandy-schmandy, we’re hunting together anyway” by Cathleen A. Springer

Super Storm Sandy did her utmost to thwart the charity ride sponsored by HorseAbility and Smithtown, but Sandy didn’t reckon with the tenacity of the Smithtown Hunt members and friends. Weeks of chain saw, bush hog and back breaking manual labor organized by John Rooney converted a

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“Riding with the Smithtown Hunt” by Cathleen A. Springer

So you want to ride on a hunt with the Smithtown Hunt. I’m going to write this story in “hunt-ese” and I’ll put the normal talk in brackets. We hunt folk do like to go on and on with the jargon, but it grows on you and

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The Hounds – author unkown

The Hounds A dog, d’you see is always a dog And a dog’s the one man Jack, But twenty couple of hounds can jog To the twelve hoof slung click-clack; Is a dog in the street a sight to see? But, your penny against my pounds, You’ll

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Opening Hunt Toast!

May Hounds Run Ever To endless years of hounds’ sweet cry To thundering hooves, and foxes sly. We raise a glass to the life we love For grass below and sky above. To friendships forged on ridge and valley When going is deep, yet hounds still rally.

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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
354 Eastport Manor Road, Manorville, NY  11949

Email: thesmithtownhunt@aol.com