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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.

Chronicle of the Horse Article 1/19/09

Click here to read: The Chronicle of the Horse

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Bull Run March Madness

Our Smithtown Hunt members, Linda Vonhof, Eve Kaplan and Sarah Funt, attended the week long fox hunting during Bull Run March Madness in Culpepper, Virginia from March 18-24, 2018.  We traipsed through fields, mountains, snow and red mud to follow hounds chasing fox and coyote through the

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Covertside Article Spring 2018 featuring Cathleen Springer, DCSH

 Covertside Spring 2018 by Martha Drum featuring our own Cathleen Springer, CDSH

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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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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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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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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