Wednesday, September 12, 2012

More Updates from Plantation Field

L-R: Denis Glaccum, event organizer; David O'Connor; Capt. Mark Phillips; Tremaine Cooper, course designer

The world's first red rubber jog strip at a CIC International. Thanks to Precise Buildings LLC and PaveSafe Pavers

Monday, September 10, 2012

Preparing the new jog strip at Plantation Field

Thanks to ECORE International, Plantation Field will be sporting the world’s first-ever red rubber brick jog-up strip, made of PaveSafe Pavers. They are hard at work getting ready for the big event!

A Simple Gift, from Sidelines News

For as many years as I can remember, Gerry Hoover has been the Field Master for Mr. Stewart’s Cheshire Foxhounds during the summer exercises known variously as “hound walking” or “hound jogging”. This period, commencing for Cheshire the beginning of July, is when the hunt staff introduces the young hounds to the rigor of paying attention to the Huntsman while being distracted by freedom and the temptation all sorts of new smells. As foxhounds follow scent and are not “sight” hunters they are now being trained to ignore rabbits, cats, groundhogs and other creatures they may come across and to focus on the scent of the Fox. “Whips” are kept busy trying to keep the hounds together in a cohesive bunch. Gerry’s role is pretty much the same for the people who come out behind the hounds during the summer – to keep the group together a safe distance away from the hounds so the followers themselves are not yet another distraction for the hounds when they are working, and to round up the stragglers.

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White North & South Farms are excited and honored to announce Boyd's return this year to their farms on October 8th and 9th!  Please find attached the flyer containing all the details of this clinic.  White North and South Farm will be hosting a special ticketed dinner featuring a presentation by Boyd encompassing his journey to and experience at the London Olympics.  Hope to see you all there!  For the clinic details and ENTRY FORM, please go directly to their website.  Their facilities are located at Hunting Valley, Ohio!