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Fitzwilliam huntsman George Adams — who will retire at the end of this season — on the way to his final Boxing Day Meet at Stilton

Fitzwilliam huntsman George Adams — who will retire at the end of this season — on the way to his final Boxing Day Meet at Stilton (picture courtesy of Claire Wright)

 

 

A keen young follower out with the Tanatside

A keen young follower out gets a helping hand with the Tanatside (picture courtesy of Sarah Hannah Bowker)

 

 

The Dumfriesshire and Stewartry field enjoy some spectacular views during their Boxing Day meet

The Dumfriesshire and Stewartry field looking out across some spectacular country during their Boxing Day meet (picture courtesy of Gordon Nicol)

 

A festive moment at the Minehead Harrier's kennels

Hounds look on with interest during a festive moment at the Minehead Harrier’s kennels

 

A wet day in North Yorkshire didn't deter Gemma Stanish, huntsman of the Claro Beagles, or her whippers-in

A wet day in North Yorkshire didn’t deter Gemma Stanish, huntsman of the Claro Beagles, or her whippers-in from enjoying their Boxing Day meet (picture courtesy of Andrew Bloomfield)

 

The Glamorgan hounds move off down Cowbridge High Street — with huntsman Jacky Thomas MFH

The Glamorgan hounds move off down Cowbridge High Street — with huntsman Jacky Thomas MFH (picture courtesy of Heather March)

 

Four-year-old Paddy Finnegan and 27-year-old Polo take a moment to relax during a visit to the Grove and Rufford's meet at Bawtry

Four-year-old Paddy Finnegan and 27-year-old Polo take a moment to relax during a visit to the Grove and Rufford’s meet at Bawtry (picture courtesy of Rachel Finnegan)

 

Jonathan Gittoes enjoying his first Boxing Day meet as huntsman of the David Davies

Jonathan Gittoes leads hounds away from the meet in his first season as huntsman of the David Davies (picture courtesy of Jenna Sherrard)

 

A young huntsman of the future? From a hunting family, two-year-old William Staniland and Trevor enjoy every moment of their first Boxing Day meet with the Ludlow

A young huntsman of the future? From a hunting family, two-year-old William Staniland and Trevor make the most of every moment of their first Boxing Day meet with the Ludlow (picture courtesty of Katie Staniland)

 

Young followers taking in their day with the South Notts

Young followers and their smart ponies out with the South Notts where a large crowd congregated to show their support

 

Sisters Martha German (11) on Poppy and Felicity German (6) on 26-year-old Sugar Puff enjoy at day with the Cheshire Forest where their father Andrew hunts the hounds

Sisters Martha German (11) on Poppy and Felicity German (6) on 26-year-old Sugar Puff out with the Cheshire Forest where their father Andrew hunts the hounds (picture courtesy of Sonya German)

 

A special guest makes an appearance with the County Clare Hunt at Corofin, Co. Clare in Ireland

A special guest makes an appearance with the County Clare Hunt at Corofin, Co. Clare in Ireland (picture courtesy of Finbarr Keating)

 

Robert Walker — a well-known face on the showing circuit — with his two-year-old daughter Izzy and son Sam riding up Tarporley High Street with the Cheshire Hunt

Robert Walker — a well-known face on the showing circuit — with his two-year-old daughter Izzy and son Sam riding up Tarporley High Street with the Cheshire Hunt (photo courtesy of Lynne Shore Photography)

 

Huntsman Guy Allman leads the way through Winslow High Street in his first season hunting the Bicester with Whaddon Chase hounds

Huntsman Guy Allman leads the way through a very crowded Winslow High Street in his first season hunting the Bicester Hunt with Whaddon Chase hounds (picture courtesy of David Bunn)

 

The Banwen Miners longest serving master, now Chairman, Billy Hancock, leading the field yesterday from the Castle Hotel in Neath for the traditional Boxing Day meet. Billy is quite a character and hadn’t ridden to hounds for several years until yesterday. CREDIT — Simon Rees

Billy Hancock, the Banwen Miners longest serving master who is now the hunt chairman, leading the field from the Castle Hotel in Neath for their traditional Boxing Day meet (picture courtesy of Simon Rees)

 

Tilly Rumens on her "elderly" Shetland Bobby who reportedly became "young again" when enjoying a day out with the Avon Vale Hunt at Lacock in Wiltshire

Tilly Rumens on her “elderly” Shetland Bobby who reportedly became “young again” when enjoying a day out with the Avon Vale Hunt at Lacock in Wiltshire (picture courtesy of Steve Parsons)

 

Young Arthur enjoys his day with the Duke of Beaufort's where a huge crowd in excess of 6,000 gathered at Worcester Lodge, Didmarton

Young Arthur enjoys his day with the Duke of Beaufort’s where a huge crowd in excess of 6,000 gathered at Worcester Lodge, Didmarton, Glos