Midhurst’s traditional New Year’s Day Hunt

Picture by JSBeePhotography
Picture by JSBeePhotography

IT was the first meet of the New Year for members of the Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt.

IT was the first meet of the New Year for members of the Chiddingfold, Leconfield and Cowdray Hunt.

Picture by JSBeePhotography

Picture by JSBeePhotography

And they gathered for the traditional event at the Spread Eagle in Midhurst.

There was a crowd to wish them well as followers took to the streets to admire the spectacle of riders in full attire, the horses and the hounds eager for the off.

And photographers Joe and Sue Bird of JSBeephotography were there with their cameras to capture the moment as the hunt set off along the main street on New Year’s Day.

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