End of Season Party + Tumblers Awards | March 24


End of Season Party/ Tumblers.

An evening celebrating the thrills and spills of another fabulous season

Saturday 24th March
Lodsworth Village Hall

£12 per adult
£10 for children. 

Menu choices:
Chilli with a jacket potato or fish pie
Apple crumble with custard

Tickets will be for sale at meets or to reserve your place email
Storme on stormewhit@gmail.com

Pub of the Month | The Cricketers Arms


Pub of the Month
February 26, 2018
The Cricketer’s Arms
Wisborough Green

Hornblowing and Holloa-ing | January 19

Hunt Supporters' Club:
Bangers 'n’ Mash

and, as  importantly, with added:

Horn Blowing & Holloa-ing 
January 19, 2018
Lodsworth Village Hall
7.00 for 7.30

Tombola, Guess the Meet competition, Table Top Quiz

Tickets to be bought in advance. Sheila will have tickets with her at meets or ring her or call/email her on
01798 342990, or email slillywhite4@gmail.com

Adults £10.00 - Children £5.00

TUMBLERS (Has Already Started)

Tumblers (2012a)
Starting as they may or may not intend to finish, the family Edge becomes this season’s first tumblers barely into the new season. Joined shortly thereafter by Will Sirett a newcomer with self-evidently plenty of potential. Welcome! You won’t be alone for much longer.

Hunter Trials | Cupwinners!


Liphook Equine Trophy : PENNY IBBOT
The Shirley Reed Leconfield Trophy :
The Mardles Trophy :
The Vintage Tack Room Trophy :
The Stag Inn Trophy :
The Charlton Hunt Club Trophy intermediate : GRACE THOMAS
The Suzanne Garner Cowdray Trophy :
Stilemans Trophy :

Hunter Trials | TIMES NOW UP


Class 1:
Mini Clear Round (approx 70cm), Class 1a: Mini Pairs (approx 70cm), Class 2: Novice Pairs (approx 80cm), Class 3: Novice (approx 80cm), Class 3A Class 4: Intermediate Pairs (approx 90cm) Class 5: Intermediate (approx 90cm), Class 6: Open (approx 100cm)


Class 1

Class 1a here

Class 2 here

Class 3 here

Class 3a here

Class 4

Class 5 here

Class 6 here


Pub of the Month | The Foresters Arms | Kirdford | Sept 27

The Foresters Arms, Kirdford Wednesday 27 September 2017 7.30pm
Places are sure to be snapped up quickly, so please phone or email Sheila 
01798 342990 or slillywhite4@gmail.com ) with your choices asap
Homemade Cream of Scrumpy, Onion and Leek Soup 

Potted Mackerel, Crab and Prawns with warm Ciabatta

Homemade Liver Pâté served with warm Onion and Brandy Marmalade and Crostini

Chicken stuffed with Brie and wrapped in Bacon with a Creamy Pesto Sauce

Spinach, Brandy and Wild Mushroom Stroganoff with a lightly Spiced Rice

Beef Cobbler — Hearty Beef and Red Wine Casserole topped with Cheesy Savoury Scones 

( all served with a selection of fresh vegetables )

White Chocolate and Bailey’s Cheesecake

Summer Fruit and Pimms Trifle with Lemon Shortbreads

Ported Stilton with Celery, Crackers and Chutney
Any two courses: £21.00 – three courses: £25.00

Hunter Trials | October 8 | Iping

Hunter Trial at Iping on Sunday October 8th
(by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Michael Lakin )

Class 1: Mini Clear Round (approx 70cm), Class 1a: Mini Pairs (approx 70cm), Class 2: Novice Pairs (approx 80cm), Class 3: Novice (approx 80cm), Class 4: Intermediate Pairs (approx 90cm) Class 5: Intermediate (approx 90cm), Class 6: Open (approx 100cm)

Schedule attached here

Entries close on
Thursday 5th October — don’t leave it too late!

Entries to:
Mrs Nadine Crouch at Quintins, Mill Lane, West Chiltington, RH20 2PT

For offers of help please and for any queries on the day 07973 182414 or 07814 040489

Online entries can be made at www.optimumeventmanagement.co.uk

Start times will be posted on Friday October 6 on www.clandchunt.co.uk and on the Facebook page CLCH Events

Hunt Calendar | 2018

The Hunt Calendar  2018  Organised by the Hunt Supporters’ Club, it is available now at £10 per copy.


The images chosen are all by
Sue and Joe Bird and reflect the changing nature of the hunt over the course of last season. Sheila will have them for sale from now on whenever we see each other, so do please seek her out. 

All proceeds go to hunt funds.

Team Gold!


Master Vicki Wilkins reports: Kate Simmonds, Harry Wilkins and Alice Crowley (here with India Piper-Dadswell from the East Sussex) (second left) were selected as part of team of 4 to represent the British Showjumping Sussex Area at the National Inter Academy Championships. They won gold defeating 24 teams from all over the UK. In addition Alice won individual gold and Kate was 4th individually. All 3 of them hunt regularly with the Chid and Lec on these very versatile and talented ponies.”

Giant Sunflower Competition | Winner

The results are in from the panel of distinguished judges (Sheila and Tim). In a hotly-contested competition with entries from far and near, we can announce that the cultivator of the tallest sunflower in our hunt country (as far as we were aware by the closing date) is….Alfie Summerhayes

As you can see Alfie’s sunflower is
gigantic, coming in at a whopping  9 ft 3 in, which is something equally huge in metric and so enormous that our very tall First Whip had to stand on part of a ladder, which frankly is not as secured as we might hope for this purpose, but the message is clear: this is one prize-winning sunflower!

Reid Summerhayes, also pictured here, accepted the prize on behalf of Alfie.

Countrymans's Day | July 30 | Strood Farm, Petworth

Sunday 30 July
STROOD FARM, BYWORTH outside Petworth
11:00 am
If you have never entered a Dog show or Ferret Show, had a go at dog agility or raced your Terrier, don’t be shy, this is the ideal opportunity.
This is a friendly traditional show with the emphasis on fun., fun, fun…

Cowdray Sponsored Ride Party | The Angel Hotel | June 30

The Sponsored Ride at Cowdray back in May raised nearly £7000 for the hunt and Macmillan Cancer Care. This is a tremendous result. Thank you to everyone who attended and to all those who helped set up, take down and for their head work on the day itself. At party for prizewinners held at the Angel Hotel, Petworth, Nadine Crouch stepped down as secretary after several years and was presented with a bouquet by Mrs Joan Langmead, who has worked on its success for many, many years. Cheques and salvers were awarded to thos who raised the most money. The winner was longtime supporter Laura Funnell.

How the Hunt Can Save Your LIfe!

Master Charles learned his CPR training from Joe Bird. It’s a requirement that the Hunt has qualified first-aiders. On June 17, at Trotton, he put it into actionFrom the Midhurst and Petworth Observer
imageDean Davie from Bromley, was cycling from Guildford to Portsmouth with his 18 year old son Jed and three friends, when he collapsed and fell from his bike, not breathing and with no pulse, outside the home of Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt Master of Foxhounds Charles Homan and his wife Colleen.

“I was working on the patio when we heard his son bellowing for help,” said Charles, “I ran down to see what was happening and saw Dean on the ground. He was not breathing and basically dead. A fellow villager Veronica Carter stopped and phoned 999 and I ran to get Dr Priscilla Noble-Mathews who is a emergency medic. Then with my wife overseeing Dean, I jumped in the car and collected the defibrillator from the telephone box in Mill Lane.”

Charles was trained to use the life saving machine through the hunt and putting his new knowledge into action, he got Dean breathing again.

A team of villagers carried on giving him CPR before paramedics, the air and road ambulance crews and police arrived.
“Dean is now in QA Hospital at Portsmouth and has been responding well to treatment considering what he has been through,” said Charles. “He was reportedly joking with the doctors on Sunday night and managed to get out of bed and sit up.”

The idea of installing the Trotton defibrillator came from the late parish council chairman Chris Hodgson. Parish councillors had it installed and offered training to local people.
“It is brilliant - so clever and easy to use and talking to you telling you what to do all the time,” said Charles. “All villages should investigate getting one as Dean would not be with us without it.
“The message is, find out where the defibrillator is i…

South of England Show | RESULTS

The CL&C had a very encouraging start to the main showing season. We could show only the dog hounds because Mr Nigel Peel, one of our Hound Trustees, was judging the bitches; but it was an exciting morning.  Once again, we faced fierce competition from the always highly-fancied Heythrop, who did well (and rightly so).

The judges were: 
Mr Martin Scott and Mr Rory Knight-Bruce

Class 1 : Best Entered Doghound :
1st  CL&C Mascot  (The Gregson Perpetual Challenge Cup)
(3rd:  Old Berks Broker;  2nd:  E. Sussex & Romney Marsh: Darwin)
Class 2 : Best Couple of Unentered Doghounds :
2nd  CL&C Dragon and Droitwitch  
(3rd:  Crawley & Horsham Safeguard & Samson; 1st:  Heythrop  Rambler & Rancher)
Reserve: CL&C Dragon
(Champion:  Heythrop Rancher)
Class 3 : Best Couple of Entered Doghounds :
1st  CL&C Mandate & Mascot 
(The Weller Perpetual Challenge Cup and Goschen Challenge Trophy)
(3rd:  Surrey Union  Stinger & Stockman;  2nd:  Heythrop: Wooton & Worcester)
 Class 5 : Best Stallion Hound :
1st  CL&C Grafton  (The Anthony Hart Memorial Cup)
( 3rd: Southdown & Eridge  Dasher; 2nd  Heythrop Wooton)
Class 6 : Best Doghound
Reserve: CL&C Dragon (Challenge Trophy for Local Championship)
Champion:  Heythrop Rancher
Class 13 : The Barclay Perpetual Challenge Cup for Best Overall Performance
The CL&C Hunt