FESTIVAL OF THE HUNT
NOVEMBER 14 - 17, 2018
Wednesday, Nov. 14 Tryon Hounds (judged hunting day*)
Thursday, Nov. 15 Green Creek Hounds (judged hunting day*)
*All competitors who placed in last year's competition are qualified for this year - they may hunt if they so choose
but do not have to be judged on the open hunting days to ride in the finals Friday/Saturday.
Friday Nov. 16 - at TIEC - US Trust arena
(individual classes open to any member of an MFHA recognized hunt.)
Points for year- end awards, special ribbons and a chance to ride in the WEG arena!
Field Hunter (jumping class not to exceed 3’3” with options - some natural fences)
Hilltoppers class (under saddle with possible hand gallop, hold hard and reverse; will be done as a group, no individual rounds).
Excellent warm up classes before finals for championship both Hilltoppers and Field Hunters.
Saturday, Nov. 17 TIEC - WEG Stadium and adjacent Derby Field
Mock hunt - qualified Field Hunters
Final round - Field Hunters top 8
Judge: Linden Wiesman Ryan, Olympic 3-day event rider, Finalist NA Field Hunter championship, Blue Ridge Hunt member.
Announcer: Anita Williamson
SPONSORS: TIEC, Hare & Hound, Mountain Properties Group,
Markel Insurance, Tryon Builders
Purse: $5000 Top 3 Field Hunters
and represented Hunts
Ribbons: First - Eighth
Prizes: Top three placings all classes
Other activities on grounds at TIEC on Friday and Saturday.
Lodging: please see TIEC website
Checks only please, payable to TIEC.
Please mail COMPLETED entries, checks, and negative coggins and ALL SIGNED RELEASES to Organizer:
624 Bent Oak Drive
CLOSING DATE: November 11, 2018. Late fee of $75 if entry arrival after closing date. No refunds unless competition cancellation by facility and organizer.
DETAILS TO FOLLOW - WILL BE AVAILABLE ON TRYON HOUNDS, GREEN CREEK HOUNDS AND TIEC WEBSITES.
QUESTIONS - PLEASE EMAIL ORGANIZER