Howard County-Iron Bridge Hound Fall Hunter Pace
Sunday September 18, 2016, 10 a.m.
Pleasant Prospect Farm
4389 Jennings Chapel Road • Brookeville, MD 20833
1.) Fast Time Over Fences
Fences 3’ – 3’6”; hunt teams over a course of fair hunting country with a distance of 2.5 – 4 miles. Fastest team wins.
2.) Optimum Time Over Fences
Fences 3’ – 3’6”; hunt teams over fair hunting country. Time will be pre-set by to simulate riding to working hounds. Team closest to preset time wins. 2.5 – 4 miles.
3.) Optimum Tim Over Low Fences
Fences not to exceed 2’6”; for hunt teams over a 1 – 2 mile course. Time will be pre-set by to simulate riding to working hounds. Team closest to pre-set optimum time wins.
4.) Junior Optimum Time Over Low Fences
Same as Class #2, except teams must be junior in accordance with the rules.
5.) Optimum Flat Time
Min. 2 miles; team closest to pre-set optimum time wins.
6.) Junior Optimum Flat Time
Same as Class #5; Juniors are 18 and under; two juniors are necessary for a junior team; riders 9 years old and under may ride with an adult and classify as a “Junior” team.
Entry Fee: $20 per rider per class. Each team must declare on their entry form in which division(s) they will be riding. Maps of the courses will be available no later than noon Friday, September 16 at Stablemates.
Six ribbons awarded in each class. No optimum times announced before the end of the racing day.
Team consists of a minimum of 2 riders. Required attire: Protective head gear, formal hunt attire or ratcatcher; juniors must have safety harness on helmet and safety vests are recommended. No sneakers or chaps will be allowed. Liability form must be signed by rider with entry; juniors must have a parent sign for them. No rain dates. There will be no schooling over the course. This course is provided through the kindness of the landowners, please don’t abuse their generosity.
Hunter Pace Co-Chairmen: Dale Proctor 443-375-6448 (text is best)
You do not need not be member of a hunt club! Just get a team of riders together and have fun!