OPENING HUNT
UPCOMING EVENTS

GREEN CREEK HOUNDS

OPENING HUNT

&

BLESSING OF THE HOUNDS

NOVEMBER 11, 2017


OPENING HUNT INFORMATION

 ALL Riders and Tally Ho participants

must be mounted up by 9:30.

Opening Hunt is formal attire for riders, with horses braided.

PARKING IS AT WHITE OAK CREEK FIXTURE FOR HORSE TRAILERS AND TALLY HO PARTICIPANTS 

WHITE OAK CREEK FIXTURE*DIRECTIONS:

From I- 26 take Hwy 14. If coming from the East, turn right on to 14. If coming from the West, turn left onto 14. Stay on 14 and continue through the Hwy 14/9 intersection. Continue on Sandy Plains/14 for 5 miles to John Watson Rd. Turn right onto John Watson Rd. Go 2.3 miles.

You will pass a GCH sign for the Blessing site. Keep going. You will pass the back entrance to Green River Farm. Keep going.

The fixture/Parking field is on the left, right before the concrete bridge at WHITE OAK CREEK. There will be a GCH sign right before you get there.

(B) From Hwy 74 take PEA RIDGE Exit. If coming from the east, turn left as you come off 74, if coming from west, turn right. Go to Stop Sign at Coxe/Sandy Plains Rd. Turn left. Go to John Watson Rd. Turn RIGHT onto John Watson Rd. Go 2.3 miles.

*IF, YOU ARE NOT RIDING OR A TALLY HO PARTICIPANT, BUT WANT TO SEE RIDERS MOUNT UP FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS TO THE WHITE OAK CREEK FIXTURE.

After riders and Tally Ho wagons leave for the Blessing, cars may follow the Tally Ho wagons to the Simpson Farm. As cars enter the  gate at the Simpson House, they need to park to the left in the field near the Simpson House, but not in the drive, as the Tally Ho wagons will need to navigate it. People on foot can walk from cars to Blessing site. The Blessing will be held in front of the Simpson House in the big field on the right.

FOR THOSE ONLY GOING TO

THE BLESSING OF THE HOUNDS

PARKING IS AT THE SIMPSON HOUSE

Follow the directions toward the White Oak Creek Fixture, above, but after turning onto John Watson Rd,
go 1.3 miles, turn right at the Simpson House drive.
1398 John Watson Rd.
There will be a GCH sign at the entrance.
Once cars enter the  gate, park to the left along the drive, but not in the drive, as the Tally Ho wagons will need to navigate it. People on foot may walk from cars to Blessing site. The Blessing will be held in front of the Simpson House in the big field on the right.

BECAUSE OF SAFETY REASONS. NO CARS ARE ALLOWED TO FOLLOW THE HUNT OR TALLY HO WAGONS THROUGH THE FIELDS AFTER THE BLESSING.

FOLLOWING THE HUNT 

THE MASTERS BREAKFAST

1PM

AT THE WATSON HOUSE

Catered by

Patty Otto and the HARE & HOUND

1pm

Open to Riding guests, Tally Ho participants, our members and their guests.

A donation to Green Creek Hounds for extra guests is appreciated.

DIRECTIONS TO THE WATSON HOUSE

Follow directions to the White Oak Creek fixture on John Watson Rd. Continue past the concrete bridge for 6/10 miles. Staff and cars park on the right, at the John Watson House, by the red barn. Field members will drive past the house and park trailers in the next field on the right. For those who use GPS - 2940 John Watson Rd, Rutherfordton, NC 28139


HUNTER TRIAL

Tally Ho Wagons

GREEN CREEK HOUNDS

LISTEN UP!

TALLY HO WAGONS FOR OPENING HUNT WILL SELL OUT

and there's no room in the hound trailer.


For our newer members, these wagons are a great way to enjoy the Opening Hunt and Blessing of the Hounds. Refreshments served and everyone has a wonderful time. The fee includes the Masters' Breakfast following Opening Hunt.

SIGN UP INFORMATION BELOW


OPENING HUNT will be on November 11. We’ve developed a plan for signing up, so make sure you do it right.

NO RESERVATION WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT PAYMENT


Members $50 per person

Non-Member $60 per person

No refunds

 

MEMBERS SIGN UP

Members can sign up beginning September 14.


No early sign ups. We will fill the slots, first come first served. This will be done by postmark on envelope (posted Sept 14, or later, or you can hand deliver to

 

Elaine Hobbs Elaine_hobbs@yahoo.com

 

 

NON-MEMBER SIGN UP

Non-members sign up starts September 21


No early sign ups. We will fill slots (if there are any left after member sign up) first come, first served.

This will be done by postmark on envelope (posted Sept 21, or later, or you can hand deliver to

 

Elaine Hobbs Elaine_hobbs@yahoo.com






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